Reggae Show With Mark Lamarr, The



In this final show in the current series Mark is joined by current reggae star and son of the most well known reggae artist of all time, Damian Marley.


Mark continues his reggae series with a chance to hear tracks from artists like Junior Byles, King Tubby, Dennis Brown, Big Youth and The Upsetters.


Tonight Mark is joined in the studio by Michael Rose.

Michael is one of Jamaica's most distinguished singers, as a member of Black Uhuru Michael Rose was one of the foundation stones of the roots movement, before launching a successful career in the modern dancehalls.

His work with Uhuru helped bring the group a Grammy, while his distinctive vocals launched an entire musical style - the Waterhouse sound.


Mark plays classic tracks from Studio One including artists like Alton Ellis, Michigan and Smilie, Leroy Sibbles and Bob Andy.


Mark Lamarr continues this series of his reggae show with tracks from artists like John Holt, Augustus Pablo, Tappa Zukie and the Maytones.


On this week's show Mark Lamarr is joined in the studio by Bitty McLean.

Bitty first came to our attention in the 90s with versions of Dedicated To the Lone I Love and It Keeps Raining (Tears From My Eyes) and his work with UB40.

Tonight Bitty brings along some of his favourite reggae tracks plus we'll hear tracks from his album On Bond Street, which includes new songs written by Bitty recorded over old Treasure Isle instrumentals from their rocksteady era.

Mark is joined in the studio by reggae artist Little Roy and we get the chance to hear some of his classic tracks including Bongo Naya and Ticket To Ride.