Playing Favorites: Jamaican Independence Day (Audio)

Aug 02, 2021

In this broadcast, a celebration of Jamaican Independence Day (August 6). An hour of classic ska and reggae featuring the music of Tommy McCook and the Skatalites, Justin Hines, Toots and the Maytals, Althea and Donna, Junior Murvin, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Wayne Smith, Dawn Penn, Sister Carol, Koffee, U-Roy, Sugar Minott, Linval Thompson, Dennis Brown, Johnny Osbourne, and Tarrus Riley. Solid gold music to mark Jamaica's 59 years as a free nation.

Formerly called The Morning Sampler, on this show host Brendan Donegan plays, "an eclectic mix of old and new blues, electronica, pop, RnB, country, Latin, rock, rap and a bit of classical music."