Roots Train

Host(s): Selector Dale
Roots Train brings you an hour of reggae treasures from the 70’s and 80’s.
Roots Train Radio Show
12:00 pm -
1:00 pm

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Studio Line: 512-472-KOOP (5667)

Roots Train

KOOP Radio
P.O. Box 301899
Austin, TX 78703-0032

An hour of 70’s and 80’s reggae focusing on the roots style but playing other styles including Dancehall, DeeJay, R&B covers, Soul covers, Instrumentals. From one hit wonders on obscure labels to more common artists like Lee Perry, Dennis Brown and Big Youth. Lot’s of long 12″ singles.

Rick's Cafe Negril Jamaica

Seeing Peter Tosh at Southpark Meadows in 1983 cemented my love for reggae music.

My wife & I made our first trip to Jamaica in June 1985 and have returned many times over the years.

Our daughter’s first concert was Burning Spear in 1988 when she was 3 months old! I’ve been collecting reggae since the early 80’s and have a vast collection to share with Roots Train listeners.

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