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Saturday June 6th, 2020 with Stephen Neale

Automatic Version
Penthouse Allstars - Digital Single (Automatic Riddim) - Penthouse Records (2009)
Tribute to Bobby Digital who passed away on May 21 from complications due to kidney disease. He was 59.

One of reggae's great producers, Bobby Dixon picked up the name Digital while working as a sound engineer with Prince Jammy (later coronated to King Jammy) when the new digital sound was exploding during the 1980's. The music was built with drum machines and computerized keyboards, initially a Casio MT 40.

Moving on in 1988 to his own studio and establishing the Digital-B label, Bobby Digital was a foundational force in the careers of Shabba Ranks, Sizzla, Garnett Silk and Morgan Heritage and produced tracks for a range of artists including Buju Banton, Cocoa Tea, Nadine Sutherland.

Just a few of the tracks from a career that both made and will leave an impact on the music.
Serious Time
Admiral Tibbet - 7" Single - Jammy's Records (1987)
Give I Strength
Garnett Silk - 7" Single - Digital-B (1996)
I'm in Love
Nadine Sutherland - Strictly the Best, Volume 16 - VP Records (1995)
I Can't Wait
Sanchez - 7" Single (A Love I Can Feel Riddim) - Digital-B (1990)
Let's Make Up
Morgan Heritage - Protect Us Jah - Brickwall Records / VP Records (1997)
Holy Mount Zion
Cocoa Tea - Kette Drum Compilation - Digital-B (1995)
I Can't Breathe
Queen Ifrica - Climb - VP Records (2017)
This Is My Country
The Impressions - This Is My Country - Curtom Records (1968)
People, Get it Together
Eddie Floyd - California Girl - Stay Records (1971)
Seek and You Shall Find
Isley Brothers - This Old Heart of Mine - Tamla Records (1966)
I'm on the Right Road
Harlem Gospel Travelers - He's on Time - Colemine Records (2019)
Give Me Liberty Or Death
Salem Travelers - Give Me Liberty Or Death - Checker Records (1968)
Cloud Hanging Low (Part 2)
Missionaires - 7" Single - Tropical Records (1978; Part 1 is on A-side)
(Make Old) Satan Leave Me Alone
The Sensational Whirlwinds - 7" Single - Lifetime Recordings (1963)
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Big Bill Broonzy - The Bill Broonzy Story - Verve Records / Folkways (1961)
Tin Pan Alley
Big Walter Horton - Can't Keep Lovin' You - Blind Pig Records (1984; rec. circa. mid-70's)
Left Me With A Broken Heart
Jimmy Rogers - Chess Masters - Chess Records (1953; Memphis Minnie wrote the song)
Daybreak Blues
Memphis Minnie - Memphis Minnie Volume 2 (1946-1947) - Wolf Records (Orig. Columbia 1948)
John Carroll presents and plays some of the songs that have inspired and influenced his guitar playing and to a lesser extent his song writing.

You can still see and hear John perform on his Sunday Morning Show in the Afternoon at 1 PM and Wednesday nights at 9 PM on his Facebook page at:
Spike Driver Blues
John Carroll - Live (Pre-recorded) Canadian
Make a Pallet on my Floor
John Carroll - Live (Pre-recorded) Canadian
See See Rider (C.C. Rider)
John Carroll - Live (Pre-recorded) Canadian
Rollin' and Tumblin' (If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day)
John Carroll - Live (Pre-recorded) Canadian
Old Crow Medicine Show - Digital Single - Hartland Records (2020) New
The Benefits of Being Alone
Rose Cousins - Bravado - Outside Music (2020) Canadian
Rainy Night in Georgia
Tony Joe White - ...Continued - Monument Records (1969)
Meridian Ground
Kaia Kater - Grenades - Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (2018)
Riley Baugus - Little Black Train's a Comin' - Old Garden Records (2019)
Quiet Talkers
Ken Yates - Quiet Talkers - Ken Yates Music / Tone Tree Music (2020)
my love has gone
Josh Rouse - nashville - Rykodsic (2004)
Perfume and Gasoline
Mike Plume - Lonesome Stretch of Highway - Royalty Records (2020) Canadian New
Spookin' the Horses
Fred Eaglesmith - Lipstick, Lies and Gasoline - Razor & Tie (2007) Canadian
Front Porch
Caleb Caudle - Better Hurry Up - Baldwin County Public Records ‎(2020) New
passing afternoon
Iron & Wine - our endless numbered days - Sub Pop (2004)
Faded Love Better Days
Richard Inman - Faded Love Better Days - Independent (2020) Canadian New
Cat Stevens - Mona Bone Jakon - A&M Records (1970)
Interactive CKCU
Dave Aardvark (host)
so many dancehall killers. r.i.p. Bobby

7:15 AM, June 6th, 2020
Stephen Neale (host)
Yes, indeed. You can pretty much always tell when it is a Bobby Digital produced number! There is a lengthy but fun interview with Bobby Digital here:

7:27 AM, June 6th, 2020
Chris White
Wow, cool segment with John Carroll!

8:36 AM, June 6th, 2020
Stephen Neale (host)
Thanks, Chris... AND: Thanks to John!!!

8:40 AM, June 6th, 2020
hillbilly glenn
Great show! Thanks!!!

9:58 AM, June 6th, 2020
Brian Harris
My wife just heard a song thought that it was Roy Forbe's Some one is braking my heart.

10:31 AM, June 6th, 2020
Stephen Neale (host)
Hey Brian.... I think you want to post on Canadian Spaces!!

10:34 AM, June 6th, 2020
Stephen Neale (host)
Thanks, hillbilly glenn!

10:34 AM, June 6th, 2020