To tie in with the Jamaican 50th Anniversary of Independence, Rootikal's David Hill and Ashley Beedle recorded a new two hour radio show for Strong Room Alive, which is now archived on its site:

Track listing:

Vin Gordon 'Freedom Call' Randys 45
Little Roy 'Leaving Rome' Narrows 10"
Joshua Moses 'Africa Is Our Land' Bristol Archive 12"
Ruddy Thomas 'Dry Up Your Tears' DEB 12"
Dark Angel 'My Burdens' Foundation Sound 12"
Devon Clarke 'Korner King' Digital English 45
Junior Reid 'One Blood' JR 45
Zap Pow 'Woodsman Reggae' Island 12"
Bob Marley & The Wailers 'Natural Mystic' Rootikal dubplate
Tommy McCook 'Fisherman Special' Prophets 45
Matic Horns 'Let Him Blow' Roots/Rootikal dubplate
Keith Hudson 'Bloody Eyes' Greensleeves 12"
Devon Russell 'You’ve Found Heaven' Forward 45
The Meditations 'Shadow Man' Greensleeves 12"
Trevor Junior 'Joker Soldier' Ruff and Tuff 12"
Sammy Levi 'Trouble Again' Eclipse 12"
Singie Singie 'Leave Badness Alone' Roots/Rootikal 45
Ras Shiloh 'Who Can’t Hear' Penthouse 45
Glen Washington 'Jah Glory' (Joe Frazier 45
Mannaseh meets Praise 'A Matter Of Struggle' (Roots Garden 45
Winston Jarrett 'Wise Man' Warrior 12"
Freddie McGregor 'Rastaman Camp' Studio One / Heartbeat CD
Burning Spear 'River Jordan' dubplate
Culture 'Stop This Fussing and Fighting' Higher Note 45
Neville Blythe 'Morning Train' Burges 45
John Holt 'Strange Things' Sunshine 45
Augustus Pablo 'Sahara Rock' Burke's 45
Al Campbell 'Every Man Say' Terminal 45
Alton Ellis 'I Said It Again' Studio One LP
Augustus Pablo 'Pablo’s Mercy' Deejay 45)


David Hill and Ashley Beedle

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Photo: Virginie Vaulot