Gilles Peterson interviews David Rodigan

Gilles Peterson interviewed reggae and dancehall legend David Rodigan for his Worldwide show recently, and what was supposed to be a 20 minute Q&A turned into a wonderful collection of stories and music selection spanning his 30 years in the game.

Original post and streaming player link from Gilles Peterson’s website.

Download the mp3 (right click, save as)

Want to know more about David Rodigan? Check out his website and his Wiki.

Tracklist:
Gallow Street Jug — Untitled
Dennis Bovell — Jazterpiece (Mixed Repertoire)
Queen Ifrica — Montego Bay (VP)
Myele Manzanza — Delay (Every Waking Hour)
Small Faces — Tin Soldier (Immediate)
Millie — My Boy Lollipop (Fontana)
The Wailers — Simmer Down (Studio One)
The Byrds — Mr Tambourine Man (CBS)
Delroy Wilson — Dancing Mood (Studio One)
Otis Redding — Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay (Stax)
Desmond Dekker & The Aces — 007 (Shanty Town) (Trojan Records)
Tony Tribe — Red Red Wine (Downtown)
The Skatalites — Phoenix City (Studio One)
Jackie Mittoo — Ram Jam (Coxsone)
Sound Dimension — Declaration (Coxsone)
Eric Barnet — The Horse (Gas)
King Tubby — Infusion Dub (Roots)
Aswad — Back To Africa (Stylus)
Jimmy Cliff — You Can Get It If You Really Want (Mango)
Augustus Pablo — Sleng Teng Dub (President)
Leroy Gibbon — No No No (Tubby’s Rodigan Dub)
Augustus Pablo — Sleng Teng Instrumental (President)
Tenor Saw — Ring The Alarm (Rodigan Dub)
Frank Sinatra — New York New York (Reprise)
Maxi Preist — New York New York (Rodigan Dub)
Maxi Preist — New York New York (Rodigan Dub) (Live footage from Brooklyn 1985)
Frank Sinatra — New York New York (Reprise)
Tenor Saw — Ring The Alarm (Rodigan Dub) (Live footage from Brooklyn 1985)
Count Ossie and His Band — Blacker Black (Sight N Sound)
Folkes Brothers — Carolina (Blue Beat)
Laurel Aitken — Boogie In My Bones (Starlite)
Tommy McCook & The Supersonics — Inez (Dutchess)
Roy Shirley — Hold Them (New Beat)
Alton Ellis & The Flames — Rocksteady (Trojan)
The Maytals — Do The Reggay (Attack)
Harry J. All Stars — Liquidator (Harry J. All Stars)
Augustus Pablo — Mr Big (Starapple)
U-Roy — Rule The Nation (Duke Reid)
Dirtsman — Hot Dis Year (Digital B)
Bob Marley & The Wailers — Slave Driver (Island)
Bob Marley & The Wailers — Rasta Man Chant (Island)
Bob Marley & The Wailers — Could You Be Loved (Island)
Shabba Ranks — Ting A Ling (Shang Muzik)
The Abyssinians — Declaration of Rights (Studio One)
Burning Spear — Marcus Garvey (Capo)
Ijahman Levi — I Am A Levi Dub (Gilles’ Selection) (Basic Levi)
The Drop — Takeover (David’s Selection) (Shoal)
Dennis Brown — It’s Too Late Dub (Gilles’ Selection) (Aquarius)
Keith Hudson — Pic A Dub (David’s Selection) (Mamba)
Augustus Pablo — East of The River Nile (Gilles’ Selection) (Message)
Tarrus Riley — Soul Grabber (David’s Selection) (Yard Vybz)
Coki — Old Hope (Gilles’ Selection) (DMZ)
King Tubby — In Fine Style (David’s Selection) (Earmark)
Phyllis Dillon — One Life To Live (Rodigan Dub) (Gilles’ Selection)
Joya Landis — Kansas City (David’s Selection) (Trojan)
Breakage — Together (Digital Soundboy)
Jackie Mittoo — Totally Together (Studio One)
Dadawah — 72 Nations (Dug Out)

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