Roots Train Radio Show

Tue: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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dale.smith@koop.org
Studio Line: 512-472-KOOP (5667)

Roots Train
C/O KOOP Radio
PO Box 4089, Austin, TX 78765

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.

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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.