25 minutes | Feb 15th 2021

Chapter 2: "When the Music Hits"

Season 1: "Reggae, Junkie, Jew" continues with "When the Music Hits" as Henry befriends a reggae super fan and an obsessed caller to the label. He soon learns that this "Brian from Colorado" is an aspiring singer, whose revolutionary spirit may convince Henry to follow his dream to pursue music over law. That dream becomes a reality when Henry is tasked to bring a reggae legend to a recording session. He's not sure what hits him—it could be the contact buzz, it could be the savory smell of brown stew fish -- but when Henry sees Dr. Dread behind the mixing board with a grin ... life begins to make a whole lotta sense. Rootsland is produced in association with Voice Boxx Studios in Kingston, Jamaica. Introduction by:  Michelle "Kim" Yamaguchi   Guest Vocals by:  Patrick "Curly Loxx" Gaynor  Jermaine Keys Featured Music:   Adam "Teacha"  Barnes  - "Different"  Big Mountain and Uton Green - " I Can See for Miles"    Notes: This episode contains excerpts from NPR's All Things Considered (the original story was reported by friend and colleague: the late, great, Tom Terrell; BBC Radio's Interview with Joseph "Culture" Hill Conducted by Mark Lamar; and Joseph Hill performing "2 Sevens Clash" live.
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