Midnight Ravers at midnight with Ras Michael live has a certain ring to it for the New Year. It’s the best of the rest of 1980 plus new 1981 releases from Hugh Mundell, Augustus Pablo and others. Special request and popular demand without apology with the apogee. Who wants to keep their versions straight? “The sun shines hotter in the winter time” sings Johnny Osbourne. Icy love rain down and reign without borders:


Melt away. Bob flashback to when he produced “There You Are” with Martha Velez at Tuff Gong. Toots tweets “Just Like That”. Jacob Miller belts out “Baby I Love You So”. U-Roy & The Paragons are “not the kind of man who gives up just like that. Oh, no!” Yet “The riders – they cover their face; So you couldn’t make them out in smokey place; In that musical stampede, where everyone is doing their thing; Musical stampede – people swingin’; People, ride on! Keep a-ridin’! Ride on! Midnight ravers!” So it go. Raiders on the storm. Paul’s plot ripped off and taken away:



Last time’s 33 years ahead program. Dreadcasting over the air since 1979 & online since 1996 dreader 21st Century Midnight Dread programs air daily at 12am including replays often heard in his Best of All Worlds high noon slot and where one can also become conscious at 6am with the indigenous sounds of Native Son Rising, all curated by Doug everyday, all times Pacific. Many more Midnight Dread sights & sounds here and on this blog’s Midnight Dread page. Go deh with alla dem.