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Episode 4

Reggae and dancehall DJ David Rodigan presents A Month of Sundays and celebrates 50 years of Jamaican music.

David Rodigan celebrates 50 years of Jamaican Music as part of 6 Music celebrates: 50 years of Jamaican Independence

Throughout August, David Rodigan, 2012 Sony Radio Academy Gold Award winner and Radio 2 presenter, will bring his knowledge and life-long love of Jamaican music to Radio 6 Music's A Month Of Sundays. This coincides with the 50th anniversary celebration of Jamaican Independence.

The four shows will celebrate Jamaica's rich musical diversity stretching back over the past 50 years of independence and bring a distinctively cool, reggae one drop flavour to Sundays in August.

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Sun 26 Aug 2012 16:00

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Music Played

  • Lord Creator

    independent Jamaica calypso

  • Jackie Edwards

    tell me darling

  • Keith and ken

    Jamaica ska

  • Derrick & Patsy

    the national dance

  • The Wailers

    simmer down

  • Sir Lord Comic & His Cowboys

    the great wuga wuga

  • Alton Ellis & The Flames

    dance crasher

  • Prince Buster


  • Lord Creator

    man to man

  • The Jamaicans

    baba boom

  • Austin Faithful

    im in a rocking mood

  • The Techniques

    queen majesty

  • Stranger & Gladdy

    just like a river

  • The Uniques

    my conversation

  • Prince Buster

    judge dread

  • Derrick Morgan

    tougher than tough

  • Prince Buster

    too hot

  • Desmond Dekker

    you can get it if you really want

  • The Beltones

    no more heartaches

  • Toots & The Maytals

    monkey man

  • Augustus Pablo

    king tubby meet the rockers uptown

  • Black Uhuru

    what is life

  • Third World

    96 Degrees In The Shade

  • Johnny Clarke

    move out of Babylon

  • Gregory Isaacs

    what a feeling

  • Ken Boothe

    everything I own

  • Dennis Brown

    sitting and watching

  • Aswad

    warrior charge

  • Damian Marley


  • The Abyssinians

    African race

  • Tarrus Riley

    nyabingi pickney

  • Beres Hammond

    you feel like dancing


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