Roots Train - the radio show that brings you lost reggae treasures from the 70's & 80's.

Tuesdays at 7PM at www.koop.org

August 14th is Yabby You's birthday.

We will feature a few tracks that feture his, vocals or production. Join us Tuesday at 7PM.

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My Country Dub by Cornell Campbell & The Uniques. Produced by Niney. Last played on August 13th 2019
Yes, Yes, Yes by Errol 'Flabba' Holt. HitRun 12" 1979. Produced by Prince Far I. Last played on August 13th 2019
Ballistic Dreadlocks by Yabby You, Wayne Wade & Mr. Eastwood. Vivian Jackson (Yabby You) 12" 1979. Last played on August 13th 2019
Sweet Feeling by The Love Joys. Reaggae Goodies Vol. 2 Wackies CD. Last played on August 13th 2019
Pablo Dread In Red by Augustus Pablo. Jesus Dread Box Set Blood & Fire LP 1997. Last played on August 13th 2019
Created By The Father by Errol Dunkley. Impact! 7" 1975. Last played on August 13th 2019
Tea Pot by I Roy. DeeJay version of Created By The Father. Black Art 7" 1975. Last played on August 13th 2019
Hot Stock by Big Youth with Gregory Isaacs & Leroy Sibbles. Cover of Love Me Forver. Last played on August 13th 2019
Heart Desire by Earl Zero. New Flower 7" 1976. Produced by Al Campbell. Last played on August 13th 2019
Lambs Bread by UB 40. DEP International Present Arms LP 1981. Last played on August 13th 2019
Beware by Wayne Wade. Prophet Record 7" 1978. Produced, arranged and written by Vivian Jackson. Last played on August 13th 2019
Beware Version by Wayne Wade. Prophet Record 7" 1978. Produced, arranged and written by Vivian Jackson. Last played on August 13th 2019
I Belong To You by The Love Joys. Wackies CD Reggae Goodies Vol. 1 & 2. Last played on August 13th 2019
Happiness Is My Desire by Leroy Smart. Capricorn Rising 7" 1975. Last played on August 13th 2019
Shame & Pride by Leroy Smary. Produced by Bunny Lee. VP Records 7" 1977. Last played on August 13th 2019
Spread Out In Dub by Don Carlos. Jamaican Recordings LP Inna Dub Style (Rare Dubs 1979-1980). Last played on August 6th 2019
Harvest Uptown Famine Downtown by Soul Syndicate. Epiphany LP Harvest Uptown Famine Downtown 1977. Last played on August 6th 2019
This Heart Of Mine by Carlton & The Shoes. Quality Records LP This Heart Of Mine 1982. Last played on August 6th 2019
Come A Me Girl by Devon Russell. Ethnic 12" 1982 produced by Earl Chinna Smith. Last played on August 6th 2019
Death Trap by Jackie Mitto. Third World LP In Cold Blood 1978. Last played on August 6th 2019
Serious Reasoning by Michael Prophet. Grove Music LP Serious Reasoning 1980. Last played on August 6th 2019
Zion Gate/Every Wicked Have To Crawl by Jah Stitch & Horace Andy. Blood & Fire LP Original Ragga Muffin (1975-1977). Last played on August 6th 2019
Six Babylon by Linval Thompson. Clocktower LP Six Babylon 1979. Last played on August 6th 2019
Travel With Love by Justin Hines & The Dominoes. Nighthawk LP Travel With Love. Last played on August 6th 2019
Englishman by Barrington Levy. Greensleeves LP Englishman 1979. Last played on August 6th 2019
The Thriller by Jackie Mitto. Third World LP The Keyboard King 1976. Last played on August 6th 2019
Silver & Gold by Jacob Miller. Top Ranking International LP Wanted 1978. Last played on August 6th 2019
Love Up Your Brothers & Sisters by Johnny Clarke. Blood & Fire LP Dreader Dread (1976-1978). Last played on August 6th 2019
None Shall Escape The Judgement by Earl Zero & Soul Syndicate. Epiphany LP Visions Of Love 1980. Last played on August 6th 2019
Guns Of Navarone by Soul Syndicate. Epiphany LP Was, Is & Always 1980. Last played on August 6th 2019
Never Run Away by Chester Miller. Fingers 12" 1986. Last played on July 23th 2019
Who Cares by Brent Dowe & Prince Muhammed. TR Groovemaster 12" 1976. Last played on July 23th 2019
When Will Better Cone by Junior Byles. When Will Better Come? 1972 - 1976 Trojan Records LP 1988. Last played on July 23th 2019
Prophecy by Fabian. Tribesman 12" 1977. Last played on July 23th 2019
Christopher Columbus by Ken Boothe. Fox 7". Last played on July 23th 2019
Chant To Jah by Dr. Alimantado. If Deejay Was Your Trade (The Dreads At King Tubby's 1974-1977). Last played on July 23th 2019
Jah Children Shall Be Free by Wayne Jarrett. TR Groovemaster 12" Last played on July 23th 2019
Here I Come by Sandra Reid. Sir George LP If Dreams Were Real 1983. Last played on July 23th 2019
The Tide Is High by Gregory Isaacs & U Roy. Frontline 12". Last played on July 23th 2019
When I Fall In Love Version by Conscious Minds. Golden heart 7". Last played on July 23th 2019
Looks Is Deceiving by The Gladiators. Virgin LP Trenchtown ixUp 1976. Last played on July 23th 2019
I'm A Natty & Knotty Knots by Jacob Miller & I Roy. Joe Gibbs Record GLobe 12" 1975. Last played on July 23th 2019
I Want A Love I Can See by Dawn Penn. Big Beat LP No, No, No. Last played on July 23th 2019
Worth His Weight In Gold (Rally Round) by Steel Pulse Elektra LP True Democracy 1982. Last played on July 16th 2019
Untold Stories by Buju Banton Loose Cannon 1995. Last played on July 16th 2019
Chunnie You Are The Number One by Gregory Isaacs & Trinity CG's Records 12". Last played on July 16th 2019
Chant A Pslam by Steel Pulse Elektra LP True Democracy 1982. Last played on July 16th 2019
Ghetto Dub By The Wailers Band Impact 7" 1976. Last played on July 16th 2019
Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces Uni records 1968. Last played on July 16th 2019
True Born African by Sister Audrey & U-Roy Ariwa 12" 1985. Last played on July 16th 2019
Ghetto-ology by Sugar Minott Ghetto-ology + Dub Easy Star Records 2000. Last played on July 16th 2019
Ghetto-ology Dub by Sugar Minott Ghetto-ology + Dub Easy Star Records 2000. Last played on July 16th 2019
The Border by Gregory Isaacs & U Brown GG's Records ‎12" 1980. Last played on July 16th 2019
Fight To The Top by Michael Prophet Serious Reasoning Grove Music LP 1980. Last played on July 16th 2019
Stepping Out by Steel Pulse Earth Crisis Elektra LP 1984. Last played on July 16th 2019
Children Of The Ghetto by sister Audrey Ariwa 12" 1986. Last played on July 16th 2019
What About The Half Version by Soul Syndicate. Sunshot 7" 1972. Last played on July 2nd 2019
What About The Half by Dennis Brown. Sunshot 7" 1972. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Consider Yourself by The Inturns. Chanan-Jah LP 1978. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Keep Your Dread by Big Youth. Natty Universal Dread 1973-1979 Blood & Fire boxset 2000. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Soulful Love by Pat Kelly. Chanan-Jah 12" 1978. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Detour by The Inturns. Chanan-Jah LP 1978. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Foot Stool by Al Campbell. Chanan-Jah 12" 1978. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Fire At Your Heel by Roman Stewart. Sunshot 7" 1974. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Black Magic Woman by Dennis Brown and Big Youth. Phill Pratt 12" 1975?. Last played on July 2nd 2019
I Don't Want To Be Outside by Horace Andy. Hot Disc LP Get Wise 1975. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Jah Love I by David Isaacs. Chanan-Jah 10" 1978. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Nothing Is Impossible By The Intruns. Chanan-Jah LP 1978. Last played on July 2nd 2019
Black Star Liners by Fred Locks. Bacl Star Lines CD VP Records. Last played on July 2nd 2019
What A Disaster by Junior Brown. Mystic 12" 1981. Last played on June 25th 2019
Chill Out by Black Uhuru. Chill Out Island LP 1982. Last played on June 25th 2019
Travelling by Debra Keese & The Black Five. Build The Art Lee Perry Box Set 1972. Last played on June 25th 2019
Daylight Saving Time by Dillinger. If Deejay Was Your Trade (The Dreads At King Tubby's 1974-1977) Blood & Fire 1994. Last played on June 25th 2019
Jah Is Watching & Hustling by Dennis Brown & Dillinger Observer 12" 1979. Last played on June 25th 2019
Ticket To Zion by Little Roy. Packin House Pressure Sounds CD 1999. Last played on June 25th 2019
Leave Yah/20 Miles Black Star Liner by Freddie McGregor/Lui. Lepki. JB Music 12" 1981. Last played on June 25th 2019
A Change Is Gonna Come by Jennifer Lara Studio One Presents Jennifer Lara 1981. Last played on June 25th 2019
I'm A Revolutionist by Freddie McGregor Bobby Babylon LP Studio One 1979. Last played on June 25th 2019
Prophecy Dub it Up by Tafari All Stars Little Roy & Friends - Packin House Pressure Sounds CD 1999. Last played on June 25th 2019
When Music Hits You by Diana prod. by Dillinger Oak Sound ‎12" 1982. Last played on June 25th 2019
Open Book by Barrington Levy prod. by Dillinger Oak Sound ‎12" 1982. Last played on June 25th 2019
Fever by Junior Byles. Hurts So Good CD. Trojan Records 2003. Last played on June 25th 2019
Influenza Verion by The Upsetters. Hurts So Good CD. Trojan Recods 2003. Last played on June 25th 2019
East Of The River Nilver by Monty alexander and Ernest Ranglin. Telarc ‎– CD. Last played on June 18th 2019
Only Jah Know by Tetrack. Rockers 7" 1977. Last played on June 18th 2019
I'm A Levi by Ijahman. Island Records 7" 1977. Last played on June 18th 2019
Beyond The Hills by Cleopatra Williams with Yabby You. Hot City 7" 1975. Last played on June 18th 2019
One Common Need by Prince Lincoln Thompson & The Royal Rasses. God Sent 12" 1979. Last played on June 18th 2019
Don't Mash Up Creation by Sharron Little. 1 Love Records 12" 1981. Last played on June 18th 2019
Moulding by Ijahman. Haile I Hymn Chapter One. Island LP 1978. Last played on June 18th 2019
Love The Way It Should Be by Prince Lincoln Thompson & The Royal Rasses. Humanity LP Ballistic Records 1979. Last played on June 18th 2019
Satta Massagana by Ernest Ranglin. Below the Bassline LP. Island Jamaica Jazz CD 1996. Last played on June 18th 2019
Hall Shanti by Prince Lincoln Thompson & The Royal Rasses. Humanity LP Ballistic Records 1979. on June 18th 2019
Psalms 61 (Hear My Cry) by Rasheeda. Jah Shaka Music 12" 1987. Last played on June 18th 2019
Jah Heavy Load by Ijahman. Island Records 7" 1978. Last played on June 18th 2019
Stripping The Bone by Mudie's All Stars Moodisc Records 7" 1978. Last played on June 11th 2019
Too Late by Alton Ellis. Doing Our Thing - More Soul From Jamdown 1970-82 Cree Records. Last played on June 11th 2019
Slipping Into Darkness Carl Bradney. Produced by Lee Perry. Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973 - 1980 Blood & Fire. Last played on June 11th 2019
Gypsy Woman by Milton Henry. Darker Than Blue: Soul From Jamdown 1973 - 1980 Blood & Fire. Last played on June 11th 2019
My Mind Dub by Augustus Pablo. Africa Must Be Free By 1983 / Africa Dub Greensleeves CD. Last played on June 11th 2019
Great Tribulation by Hugh Mundell. Message ‎7" 1978. Last played on June 11th 2019
I Don't Want To Be Left Outside by Horace Andy. Wackie's 12" 1980. Last played on June 11th 2019
You Said You Love Me by Sonia Lewis. Wackie's 12" 1980. Last played on June 11th 2019
Leave Out Folly by Sugar Minott. Wackie's 12" 1980. Last played on June 11th 2019
Sufferer Dub by Augustus Pablo. Africa Must Be Free By 1983 / Africa Dub Greensleeves CD. Last played on June 11th 2019
Daffodils by Andrew McCall. Aries 7" 1975. Last played on June 11th 2019
Black Girl by Joy Card. Wackie's 12" 1982. Last played on June 11th 2019
Jah Will Provide by Hugh Mundell 1978. Mun Rock 12". Last played on June 11th 2019
Jah Will Provide Version by Augustus Pablo. Africa Must Be Free By 1983 / Africa Dub Greensleeves CD. Last played on June 11th 2019
TellI A Lie by Hugh Mundell. Jah Guidance ‎12" 1980. Last played on June 11th 2019
Break Down The Walls by Abbashantie. Wackie's 12" 1988. Last played on June 11th 2019
Reggae Walk by The Soul Defenders. Soul Defenders At Studio One. Last played on June 4th 2019
Roots Train by Junior Murvin backed by The Upsetters prod. by Lee Perry. Last played on June 4th 2019
In His Own Way by Dennis Brown & Big Youth prod. by Gussie Clark. Last played on June 4th 2019
Better Future by Errol Walker 1977 Upsetter 7" prod. by Lee Perry. Last played on Jume 4th 2019
Better Future Dub by The upsetters 1977 Upsetter 7" prod. by Lee Perry. Last played on Jume 4th 2019
Fever by Susan Cadogan Hurt So Good CD prod. by Lee Perry 1975. Last played on June 4th 2019
Hardest Fighter by Little Roy 1979 Trojan comp. Rebel Music. Last played on June 4th 2019
Face Your Trouble by Vin Morgan and The Soul Defenders. At Studio One. Last played on June 4th 2019
Another Weekend by Freddie McKay prod. by Linval Thompson Greensleeves 12". Last played on June 4th 2019
Jah Children Cry by African Princess prod. by Jah Shaka Jah Shaka 12". Last played on June 4th 2019
Rome by Lloyd Jones prod. by Harry Mudie Moodisc 7". Last played on June 4th 2019
Poor Man Cry by Marcus Reid Soul Fire Records 7". Last played on June 4th 2019
Soul On Fire by The Marcus All Stars Soul Fire Records 7". Last played on June 4th 2019
Rasta Spirit by Altone Ellis Clintones 7" 1975. Last played on June 4th 2019
Infulenza Version by The Upsetters Susan Cadogan CD Hurts So Good. Last played on June 4th 2019
Jah Dub by Wild Bunch Inc. Clintones 7" 1975. Last played on June 4th 2019

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