In this edition of DJ 745's Irie Jamms Show we feature plenty of new music including some brand new vinyl from Raging Fyah/ Corner Stone Music straight outta Japan, a Fire Fridays Anthem 3 the hard way combination from RC (Righteous Child) Exco Levi Turf Jamaica Shuga Turf and much more.... Watch out for Riddim Reloaded featuring Garnett Silk and our Album of the Week is straight from the vinyl vaults featuring the Rhythm Twins Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare and Black Uhuru!
In this 3 hour edition of the Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 salutes the legendary Hugh Beresford Hammond OJ. In a career spanning over 4 decades, Beres Hammond has mastered the craft of singing love songs. At the same time, he has penned a number of 'conscious' tunes singing about the struggles in life, the importance of unity and family values. DJ 745 goes deep into the vaults for this show presenting Beres in his finest form over rhythms laid down at studios including his own Harmony House Productions, Fat Eyes, Xterminator and Star Trail to name a few. We also feature the very first song Beres Hammond recorded in 1972 on vinyl for the first time on the Irie Jamms Show
DJ 745 interviews Jah9 at the end of her massive European Tour, Mission: New Name after her final performance at P60 Club in Amstelveen, Holland in August 2014. Vinyl Pressure from Iba Mahr/Notis Productions and the monster hit from Protoje/Chronixx Who Knows with an exclusive Dubwise mix. The Fire Fridays Anthem comes with a brand new single from R.C. aka Righteous Child from Penthouse Records and Riddim Reloaded features a classic al Campbell gem from 1980.
A power hour in the finest in roots rock reggae!
In this edition of the irie Jamms Show DJ 745 caught up with Protoje, presently in Europe with his Indiggnation Band for the Summer Festival Season. Protoje spoke about some of the musical influences behind his current album 8 Year Affair and the forthcoming project with Winta James/ Overstand Entertainment. Musical shots from Micah Shemaiah/Exile di Brave, Iba Mahr and Chronixx
As part of the UK leg of the 'Destiny' Tour Raging Fyah came into Leicester and DJ 745 caught up with band members Kumar and Pele in an exclusive LIVE INTERVIEW on www.reggaespace.com talking about the brand new album 'Destiny' ,their debut album 'Judgement Day' and 'Boarding Pass' EP.
A special edition of the Irie Jamms Show celebrating Jamaica's 52nd year of Independence featuring musical selections from 1962 -2014 and interviews with Marcia Griffiths and Bernard 'Satta' Collins talking about life in Jamaica at the time of Independence, Chronixx sharing the story of his smash hit 'Smile Jamaica, Tarrus Riley recalling how he grew up on a strong diet of 'Rocksteady' music in his home which has been the inspiration for his 'Rocksteady' album 'Love Situation' and much much more!
In this weeks Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 plays 'A to Z of Reggae' taking you down memory lane starting with an artist beginning with the letter 'A'. All musical selections are on VINYL from A to Z taking you on a musical journey from ska, rocksteady and reggae
This weeks Irie Jamms Show is all about Raging Fyah, an aspiring band from Kingston Jamaica who have just released their second album 'Destiny' Worldwide. We caught up with the band members at their studio in Kingston, the heartbeat of reggae music where we spoke extensively about their career to date, the concept behind the new album and future plans. We closed the show with some VINYL PRESSURE from some of the pioneer bands/groups in reggae music including Black Uhuru, Wailing Souls and Heptones
Earlier this year I was able to sit down and reason with Sister Marcia Griffiths for over 1 hour at her home in Kingston reflecting on the 50 years since she made her debut stage performance on Easter Weekend in Kingston in 1964. In this special edition of the Irie Jamms Show DJ 745 salutes the Queen of Reggae Sister Marcia Griffiths.