About the show
Playing tracks by
Johnny Clarke, Big Youth, Gregory isaacs, The Heptones, Delroy Wilson and more.
Mikey Dread was an International Reggae Star who also started in Radio at JBC in Jamaica with his Show The Dread at the Control Tower .. Born Michael Campbell in Port Antonio, Jamaica, he distinguished himself as an extraordinary studio engineer and presenter at the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) where he came to prominence in the 1970s as "The Dread-the-Control Tower", the name of the late night show he presented at a time when reggae music was scoffed at by many.
One of reggae's greatest innovators and original radio engineers/technicians.
Michael Campbell, a.k.a. Mikey Dread was one of the most influential performers and innovators in reggae music. His abilities, technical expertise, and unique vocal delivery combined to create a unique sound that told the listener emphatically that it was the “Dread at the Controls.”