House of Reggae Pt. 189

Welcome in for another hour of fine Jamaican music, chat and info… Culture – Two Sevens Clash Carlton & The Shoes – Never Let Go Courtney John – Southern Wind Errol Holt – Gimmie Gimmie Prince Far I – Zion Call Delton Screechie – Mix Up Midnight Riders – Cross The Border Fari Di Future […]

House of Reggae Pt. 190 – Royal Special

You are cordially invited in to Ian’s humble abode of Jamaican music as I crank up the gramophone and pull out an hour’s worth of majestic Jamaican music for the House of Reggae’s Royal Special… Augustus Pablo – King David’s Melody Prince Buster – Kings Of Old Vivian Jackson & Trinity – King Pharaoh’s Plague […]

House of Reggae Pt. 191

Step this way for another hour of fine Jamaican music where today I’m doing a triple tribute to three reggae legends who have passed away in recent weeks, the keyboard king Earl ‘Wire’ Lindo, the ska vocalist Winston Samuels and the reggae pioneer Larry Marshall… Larry Marshall – Nanny Goat Larry Marshall – Mean Girl […]

House of Reggae Pt. 192 – Alton Ellis Special

Get ready like Uncle Freddy for this special extended tribute to one of my favourite Jamaican artists who back in the rocksteady era was the only singer to make hit records at both Treasure Isle and Studio 1 and whose soulful tenor voice soothed a nation with songs of love and heartache alongside calls for […]

Fortunate Youth at Glass House | Top Shelf Reggae

On March 15, 2018 Fortunate Youth’s Wicked Awesome Spring Tour with Tatanka and Ballyhoo! made a stop at the Glass House Concert Hall in Pamona, CA. Tatanka got the night started; it was my first time hearing them and I really enjoyed myself! Next, was Ballyhoo! and they were on fire, as always, even pulling […]

Stick Figure at SLC’s Hangar House | Top Shelf Reggae

Stomp your feet to the reggae beat! The Stick Figure Above the Storm Tour passed through Salt Lake City on January 27th, leaving behind smiles and warmed hearts in their wake. Iya Terra, Twiddle and Stick Figure rocked the stage at The Hangar House in the heart of downtown Salt Lake. People of all ages cheered, […]

House of Reggae Pt. 192 – Alton Ellis Special

Get ready like Uncle Freddy for this special extended tribute to one of my favourite Jamaican artists who back in the rocksteady era was the only singer to make hit records at both Treasure Isle and Studio 1 and whose soulful tenor voice soothed a nation with songs of love and heartache alongside calls for […]

House of Reggae Pt. 191

Step this way for another hour of fine Jamaican music where today I’m doing a triple tribute to three reggae legends who have passed away in recent weeks, the keyboard king Earl ‘Wire’ Lindo, the ska vocalist Winston Samuels and the reggae pioneer Larry Marshall… Larry Marshall – Nanny Goat Larry Marshall – Mean Girl […]

House of Reggae Pt. 190 – Royal Special

You are cordially invited in to Ian’s humble abode of Jamaican music as I crank up the gramophone and pull out an hour’s worth of majestic Jamaican music for the House of Reggae’s Royal Special… Augustus Pablo – King David’s Melody Prince Buster – Kings Of Old Vivian Jackson & Trinity – King Pharaoh’s Plague […]

House of Reggae Pt. 189

Welcome in for another hour of fine Jamaican music, chat and info… Culture – Two Sevens Clash Carlton & The Shoes – Never Let Go Courtney John – Southern Wind Errol Holt – Gimmie Gimmie Prince Far I – Zion Call Delton Screechie – Mix Up Midnight Riders – Cross The Border Fari Di Future […]

House of Reggae Pt. 188 – Frankie Paul Special

Today I am paying tribute to Frankie Paul, one of the legendary singers of the dancehall, who sadly passed away last month aged just 51 years old. But back in the 1980’s and 90’s he was a one man record machine as he recorded dozens of albums and hundreds of singles, and so I’ve picked […]

House of Reggae Pt. 187 – Hills and Valleys Special

It’s time to put on your walking boots and fill up your knapsack as we head off on another hour long ramble through some fine Jamaican music in the House of Reggae’s Hills and Valleys Special… Augustus Pablo – Up Wareika Hill Buju Banton – Hills & Valleys Jah Cure – Trod In The Valley […]

House of Reggae Pt. 186

It’s time for another monthly delve through the archives to hand pick another hour of fine Jamaican music… The Pioneers – Me Little But Me Tallawah Keith & Tex – Touch My Hand Macka B – Legendary Reggae Icon Cornel Campbell – My Roots Girl The Radicals – Rum Tree The Termites – Rave All […]

House of Reggae Pt. 101

In another show crammed full of old time classics, fresh new music and miscellany background details, I’ll also be revealing which show has been the most popular House of Reggae podcast so far… Jah Woosh – Jah Is The Ruler Tarrus Riley – Shaka Zulu PIckney Alpheus – Far Away Jah Woosh – Chalice Blaze […]

House of Reggae Pt. 102 – Life Special

As a counteraction to the Death Special a few weeks ago, today I’ll be digging out an hour’s worth of tunes that celebrate the joys of being alive, while recognising the struggles it can take to survive, and like a good self help book, giving out some pertinent advice on how to live your life […]

House of Reggae Pt. 103

It’s time to take another dive into the deep end of fine Jamaican music while occasionally coming up for air to comment on what’s being played, so grab your snorkel and flippers and press that play button below… Knowledge – Centry YT & Mr Williamz – Smiley Culture Sugar Minott – Herbman Hustling Burru Banton […]

House of Reggae Pt. 104 – Drum Special

Today we’re going deep into the roots to hear the African inspired nyahbinghi sound, the pulsating and hypnotic bedrock of so many great Jamaican records, in the House of Reggae’s Drum Special… Karl Bryan & Count Ossie – Black Up Winston & Roy – Babylon Gone Folkes Brothers – Oh Carolina Bunny & Skitter – […]

House of Reggae Pt. 185

It’s time for another hour of fine Jamaican music where today I am paying tribute to three musical legends, vocalist and percussionist Noel ‘Skully’ Simms, trombonist Ronald ‘Nambo’ Robinson and ex-Tennor and Ital Ronnie Davis, who have all sadly passed away this year… Ronnie Davis – Jah Jah Jahovia Mellow Cats – Rock A Man […]

House of Reggae Pt. 105

Roll up roll up for another 60 minutes of fine Jamaican music, that has been hand picked and lovingly packaged for you here today on the premises… The Skatalites – Freedom Sounds Priest Herman – We Are Praying Louie Culture – Revolution Song Junior Byles – The Long Way Lee Perry – Longer Dub The […]

House of Reggae Pt. 106 – Answer Special

Today we’re going to have double the fun or even double the trouble as each tune I’ll be playing will be followed up by a counteraction, a contradiction or a continuation in the House of Reggae’s Answer Special… The Uniques – Let Me Go Girl Dawn Penn – I’ll Let You Go Dennis Brown – […]

House of Reggae Pt. 107

Step this way for another 60 minute stroll across the hills and valleys of fine Jamaican music… The Skatalites – Ska La Parisienne The Sharks – You Made Me Warm Risto Benji – Don’t Pirate It Queen Ifrica – Pot Still Haffi Bubble Max Romeo – Heads A Go Roll The Skatalites – Addis Ababa […]

House of Reggae Pt. 108 – Old Time Lyrics Special

It’s time for another trip down memory lane, as today I’m delving deep into the rich traditional lyrical songs of Jamaica that have been passed down through the decades and adapted and updated into ska, reggae and dancehall versions in the House of Reggae’s Old Time Lyrics Special… Ranking Joe – Oh What A Night […]

House of Reggae Pt. 109

It’s time for another 60 minute celebration of fine Jamaican music, which will include something old, something new, something borrowed and some rhythm n blues… The Silvertones – Rejoice Jah Jah Children Lee Perry & The Silvertones – Finger Mash Red Dragon – Duck Dance Little Twitch – Every DJ Have To Burst Vybz Kartel […]

House of Reggae Pt. 110 – Village Special

I’m opening the doors today for the whole community to come in and enjoy 60 minutes of fine Jamaican music that will either tell a great story or feature a particular character or facet of life in the House of Reggae’s Village Special… The Tennors – Hopeful Village Sugar Minott – Lamb’s Bread (Let Go […]

House of Reggae Pt. 111

It’s time to take another lucky dip into the bag of fine Jamaican music and see what prizes await us today in an hour long show of trivia and tunes… Hopeton Lewis – Let Me Come On Home The Itals – Time Will Tell Louie Culture – Judgement Fi Babylon Errol Dunkley & Ranking Dread […]

House of Reggae Pt. 112 – 1950’s Special

Today we’re taking a journey right back to the birth of recorded music in Jamaica, to give a few nods of appreciation in the direction of the groundbreaking artists, producers and sound system owners who built from scratch the foundations of which everything that followed has been based on, as it’s time for the House […]

House of Reggae Pt. 113

It’s that time to settle in again for another 60 minutes of fine music from the beautiful island in the sun, sweet Jamaica, so pick yourself a fresh mango to eat and chop open a coconut to drink and press that play button below… Original Survivors – Beautiful Land (JA) Kali Blaxx – Farmer Man […]

House of Reggae Pt. 114 – History Special

Welcome aboard the time travel machine for a 500 year hill and gully ride through the centuries, as it’s time for the House of Reggae’s History Special… Early B – History Of Jamaica Shenley Duffus – Christopher Columbus Black Skulls – Black Slavery Days Mighty Diamonds & Papa Tullo – Morgan The Pirate Johnny Stray […]

House of Reggae Pt. 115

Welcome in for another 60 minute stroll through the picturesque surroundings of fine Jamaican music… The Ethiopians – I’m Gonna Take Over The Rulers – Let My People Go Kayla Bliss – Rock N Sway Brushy One String – Boom Bang Deng Eek A Mouse – For Hire & Removal The Ethiopians – Train To […]

House of Reggae Pt. 116 – Numbers Special

Welcome aboard for another 3,600 seconds of fine Jamaican music, where today we’re going numerical and mathematical in the House of Reggae’s Numbers Special… The Paragons – My Number One Dennis Brown – What About The Half Delroy Wilson – One Two Three Stranger & Ken – Uno Dos Tres Culture – Two Sevens Clash […]

House of Reggae Pt. 117

Welcome in for another tea and biscuit festooned celebration of fine Jamaican music… The Melodians – Song Of Love Roy Panton – Endless Memory Roman Stewart – Fire At Your Heel The Sunshot Band – Dr Bash Neville Grant – Sick And Tired The Upsetters – Return Of Django The Heptones – Book Of Rules […]

House of Reggae Pt. 184 – Railway Special

Welcome aboard. I am your conductor for the next hour as we embark upon another journey through the heart of fine Jamaican music, so please have your tickets ready for inspection for the House of Reggae’s Railway Special… Soul Brothers – Last Train To Skaville Ken Boothe – The Train Is Coming The Gladiators – […]