“So Much Trouble In The World” by Island Head (musicians)

If you have been hearing the instrumental version of “So Much Trouble In The World” on SiriusXM channel 42 “The Joint” (reggae channel) then, you have found the right place. Thanks to Program Director Pat McKay, “So Much Trouble In The World”, written by the legend Bob Marley, has been airing in regular rotation.  BeContinue reading ““So Much Trouble In The World” by Island Head (musicians)”

Bob Marley “Reggae King of the World” – “Exodus” Revisited

(BLOG by Island Head’s Billy Messinetti) I am in the middle of reading a book by Malika Lee Whitney and Dermot Hussey called “Bob Marley – Reggae King of the World”.  In reading about certain periods of time in the history of Bob’s recording career the book touches on the album “Exodus” released in JuneContinue reading “Bob Marley “Reggae King of the World” – “Exodus” Revisited”

Island Head musicians

ISLAND HEAD – “PUNKY REGGAE PARTY” reggae – jam band – jazz – island music – are all terms used to describe the instrumental debut album by Island Head.  Below are the songs from the album written by Bob Marley except for “Reggae Island”, the single. 1 – I Shot The Sheriff (Bob Marley) 2Continue reading “Island Head musicians”

Radio Adds for Island Head’s “Punky Reggae Party”

Island Head music on the radio started with SiriusXM The Joint Program Director Pat McKay playing “So Much Trouble In The World”, a Bob Marley cover.  All three of the station’s DJs continue to play Island Head – Jabba, Dermot Hussey and Pat McKay herself.  Sounds of the Caribbean with Keith Rowe & Selecta JerryContinue reading “Radio Adds for Island Head’s “Punky Reggae Party””

SiriusXM Channel 42 The Joint

There are very few major radio stations that are dedicated to playing reggae music, exclusively.  SiriusXM Channel 42 The Joint is one such station.  They play music from Bob Marley & the Wailers (and all of the Marley siblings), Gregory Isaacs, Jimmy Cliff, Burning Spear, Vybz Kartel, Capleton, Dennis Brown, Sizzla, Beres Hammond, Jah Cure. Continue reading “SiriusXM Channel 42 The Joint”

Punky Reggae Party album review

The reggae jamband Island Head, is getting a lot attention for their debut album “Punky Reggae Party”.  Bob Marley songs are re-worked into instrumentals that are destined to make these songs classics, again. Track 1:  “I Shot The Sheriff” has a groove that crosses dancehall and rock with strong rock guitars and jazzy saxophone.  SaxContinue reading “Punky Reggae Party album review”