Featured within this episode are a hand-full of rootsy downtempo one-drop riddims with the best singers of the era from 1977 to about 1982. Catch Them Jah Jah, Three Blind Mice, Ain’t No Sunshine, Worries In The Dance, and Jumpy Girl are the riddims highlighted.
The great Lee Perry, Scientist, King Tubby, Dr. Alimantado, and Augustus Pablo are all in the mix with different dubwise versions here so a variety of effects and styles are presented along with toasting and singing from Frankie Paul, Leroy Smart, I Roy, Barrington Levy, Jacob Miller, Yami Bolo, Junior Reid, Anthony Johnson, Jah Thomas and more.
Join us at The Sound Table down on Edgewood Avenue on SUNDAY August 2nd from 5PM-12AM for the ROCKSTEADY ATL SUNNY SEASON DAY PARTY which will feature a special appearance by ATL reggae music powerhouse, Dreggae.
Selector Shane Talon from Black Talon 357 will perform with Dreggae and promises to entertain the massive with big tunes during his featured old school set.
Also gracing the turntables and adding her energy alongside DJ Passport and the Highlanda Sound with yours truly, Kahlil Wonda, will be Atlanta-based female DJ hero Empress Rah.
The Sound Table is located at 483 Edgewood Ave, Atlanta, GA. See pics from, video, stream/download audio from #RocksteadyATL here. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sunday May 3rd Highlanda.net and The Honorary Citizen in association with Hilawe Entertainment and The Sound Table present a special “ROCKSTEADY 1980s Reggae Dancehall Tribute” featuring a couple of iconic figures from the 1980’s and 90’s dancehall era live from Jamaica, Anthony Malvo and Little Twitch. Veteran DJ/selector Jah Prince will also make a guest appearance for this special occasion. Doors open at 7pm, music turns up at 8pm, and admission is complimentary all night. Early arrival as always is strongly suggested for Rocksteady.
Every 1st Sunday the Sound Table, located at 483 Edgewood Avenue, hosts #RocksteadyATL with musical selections ranging from Ska, Rocksteady, early Reggae, Classic Dancehall, and Dub to contemporary Roots Reggae and Lovers Rock. Resident selectors DJ Passport and Highlanda Sound System provide the soundtrack monthly. For more information email email@example.com.