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Reggae Steady Go Go - December 2016

Reggae Steady Go Go - December 2016

Playing tracks by

Wynonie Harris (KING), Big Maybelle (OKEH), Terry & Jerry (CLASS), Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five (DECCA), Harry Belafonte (RCA) and more.

Chart positions

This upload was 2nd in the #ska chart, 4th in the #blues chart, 7th in the #vinyl only chart and 20th in the #funk - soul - jazz chart.

My sets from Ready Steady Go Go on December 3rd 2016. This was our first reggae special and as such, this mix is a little different from previous RSGG mixes. If ye take a listen you'll probably notice that it's not all reggae. As an explanation... My first set (the first 30 mins) explores the roots of reggae with some 50s Jump Blues, Mambo, Mento & Calypso, it then goes into a bit of ska and rocksteady including a wee tribute to Prince Buster... then I finished off my second set with some soul, boogaloo, funk and dance floor r&b. On the night, I left the classic and rare reggae and ska stuff to the experts: Allan, Iain and Joe.

Hope you enjoy!

Ready Steady Go Go will be back on Feb 4th 2017!