Bambu Hut

Saturdays 4PM

Presented by King Keith (Keith Williams), South Plains Drifter (Luke Hebden),  Raul Pa Nui (Raul Manriquez) and Señor Bambu (Brent Clough)

Bambu Hut is a showcase for an incredible diversity of tropical popular musics, old and new, from the Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, South America and Africa. We also make connections to African-American sounds from the US. Your Bambu Hut hosts hail from various points on this musical planet – Australia, Chile, Jamaica, and Aotearoa/New Zealand – each with a deep love and knowledge of particular tropical styles. King Keith (Keith Williams), South Plains Drifter (Luke Hebden), Raul Pa Nui (Raul Manriquez) and Señor Bambu (Brent Clough) will guide you through the intricacies and profound pleasures of ska, calypso, R&B, rocksteady, reggae, lover’s rock, dub, samba, forro, mambo, salsa, chicha, bugalú, Latin jazz, cumbia, kompa, slack-key, exotica, highlife, juju, Afrobeat and more. Drop by the Bambu Hut for a joyful, party-starting Saturday afternoon!

Recent Episodes

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 19th August, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 19th August, 2017
Baba Brooks, Don Drummond and others - Sea Breeze
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Trojan Records
Baba Brooks - Guns Fever
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shufflers and Skankers - Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Derrick Morgan - The Hop
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Ska - LABEL: Trojan Records
Raymond Harper - Ti-Pi-Tin
RELEASE: Ska-Ra Van - LABEL: Top Deck
The Pioneers - Long Shot Kick the Bucket
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shufflers and Skankers - Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Toots & The Maytals - Broadway Jungle
RELEASE: Time Tough - The Anthology - LABEL: Island Jamaica
Lizzie & Feddie McKay - Love is a Treasure
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shufflers and Skankers - Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Delroy Wilson - Got to Get Away
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shufflers and Skankers - Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Margaita and Don Drummond - Woman - a come
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shuffleers and Skankers - Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Enid Cumberland and Keith Stewart - Worried Over You
RELEASE: Original Reggae Hits of the 60's and 70's - LABEL: Wildflower
Enid & Larry - It soon be done
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Bamboo
Marcia Griffiths - Don't let me down
RELEASE: The Trojan Reggae Sisters Collection - LABEL: Trojan
Hortense Ellis - Hell and Sorrow
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Fe-Me-Time
The Techniques - Queen Majesty
RELEASE: Techniques - Techniques Old School - LABEL: Trojan
Johnny Osborne and The Sensations - Come Back Darling
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Trojan
BB Seaton - No good girl/ My love
RELEASE: BB Seaton presents Presents Sunshine Reggae - LABEL: Soul Beat
Dennis Brown - West Bound Train
RELEASE: West Bound Train - LABEL: Third World
Chaka Demus & Pliers - Twist and Shout
RELEASE: True Reggae - LABEL: Universal
Sugar Minott - River Jordan
RELEASE: True Reggae - LABEL: Universal
Black Judah - Good Times
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming - LABEL: Tads Records
Maxi Priest - Bone Fide
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming - LABEL: Tads Records
Trinity - Riding for a fall
RELEASE: Dreadlock Satisfaction - LABEL: Black Spot
Leroy Gibbon - Ten To One
RELEASE: Ten To One - LABEL: Jammy's Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 12th August, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 12th August, 2017
Don Drummond - Eastern Standard Time
RELEASE: Alpha Boys' School 1910 - 2006: Music In Education - LABEL: Trojan Records
The Skatalites (with Lord Tanamo) - Big Trombone
RELEASE: Stretching Out - LABEL: Danceteria Records
The Skatalites (with Lord Tanamo) - Mood for Ska
RELEASE: Stretching Out - LABEL: Danceteria Records
The Skatalites - Road Block
RELEASE: Stretching Out - LABEL: Danceteria Records
The Skatalites - Look Away
RELEASE: Freedom Sounds (A Celebration Of Jamaican Music) - LABEL: Trojan Records
Prince Buster - They got to come
RELEASE: Freedom Sounds (A Celebration of Jamaican Music) - LABEL: Trojan Records
I Roy - Keep on Rocking
RELEASE: I Roy - LABEL: -
The Mighty Sparrow - How You Jamming So
RELEASE: Merengue/ Calypso - LABEL: Village Records
The Jolly Boys - I fought the law
RELEASE: The Jolly Boys
Lloyd Terrell - Bang Bang Lulu
RELEASE: Merengue/ Calypso - LABEL: Village Records
The Ticklers - Parish Gal
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso! The Original Sound Of Jamaica - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Jolly Boys - Dog War A Matches Lane
RELEASE: The Jolly Boys - LABEL: -
Memphis Slim - The Girl I Love
RELEASE: Boogie Uproar: Gems From The Peacock Vaults - LABEL: One Day Music
BB King - You Upset Me Baby
RELEASE: Jumping the Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Louis Jordan - Salt Pork West Virginia
RELEASE: Jumping the Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Shirley & Lee - Feel So Good
RELEASE: Jumping the Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Felix Gross - What's Your Style Baby
RELEASE: Jumping the Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Deal D & Honourable Apache - Dream of Me and Rap
RELEASE: Reggae Jamboree - LABEL: Mood Music
Lester Sterling - Soul Voyage
RELEASE: Alpha Boys' School 1910 - 2006: Music In Education - LABEL: Trojan Records
The Aggravators - You'll never find
RELEASE: The Aggravators - LABEL: King Tubby's Studio

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 5th August, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 5th August, 2017
Derrick Morgan - Forward March
RELEASE: Forward March - LABEL: Island Records
Toots & The Maytals - Johnny Coolman
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shufflers and Skankers - Ska - LABEL: MetroSelect
Delroy Wilson - I'm in a dancing mood
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Island Records
Byron Lee & The Dragonaires - Jamaican Ska
RELEASE: Plays Jamaica Ska - LABEL: Kentone Records
The Kingstonians - Mix it Up
RELEASE: Tighten Up - LABEL: Trojan
Stranger Cole - Rough and Tough
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shufflers and Skankers - Ska - LABEL: MetroSelect
The Jamaicans - Ba Ba Boom
RELEASE: Treasure Isle records: Rocksteady - LABEL: Treasure Isle
Desmond Dekker - Intensified (Music like dirt)
RELEASE: The Israelites - LABEL: UNI Records
Toots & The Maytals - Sweet and Dandy
RELEASE: Toots & The Maytals: Reggae Greats - LABEL: Island Records
Hopeton Lewis - Boom Skaka Laka
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Treasure Isle
Patsy Todd and Derrick Morgan - Love Not to brag
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Dutchess
Patsy Todd and Derrick Morgan - Housewife's Choice
RELEASE: Jamaican Explosion - LABEL: Mojo
Jimmy Cliff - Miss Jamaica
RELEASE: Jamaica Explosion - LABEL: Mojo
Girl Satchmo - Take you for a ride
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Fab
Girl Satchmo - Darling
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Treasure Isle
Prince Buster and The Blue Beats - Independence Song
RELEASE: Jamaica Explosion - LABEL: Mojo
Wymomie Harris - Bloodshot Eyes
RELEASE: Bloodshot Eyes: The Best Of Wynonie Harris - LABEL: Gusto Records
Big Joe Turner - Flip, flop flap
RELEASE: The Very Best Of Big Joe Turner - LABEL: Rhino Records
Sugar Minott - Oh Mr D.C
RELEASE: Showcase - LABEL: Heartbeat Records
Junior Byles - The Long Way
RELEASE: Furry Selection - LABEL: Trojan
John Holt - A love I can feel
RELEASE: A love I can feel - LABEL: Studio One
Jimmy Cliff - Hard Road to Travel
RELEASE: True Reggae - LABEL: Universal
Bob Marley and the Wailers - Soul Shake Down Party
RELEASE: True Reggae - LABEL: Universal
Eric Donaldson - Cherry Oh Baby
RELEASE: Cherry Oh Baby - LABEL: Atlantic Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 29th July, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 29th July, 2017
Roland Alphonso - Rollie Pollie
RELEASE: Something Special - LABEL: Hotshots
Tommy McCook and The Skatalites - Sauvitt
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
Roland Alphonso - Proof Rum
RELEASE: Something Special - LABEL: Hotshots
Stranger Cole - Come on Back
RELEASE: Trojan 1 - LABEL: Beverley Records
The Maytals - Never Grow Old
RELEASE: Strictly Roots - LABEL: -
Jiving Juniors - Why did you leave
RELEASE: Strictly Roots
Norma Frazer - Heartaches
LABEL: Studio One
Lord Creator and Norma Frazer - We Will be Lovers
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
Norma Frazer - The First Cut is the Deepest
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Coxsone Records
Norma Frazer - Respect
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Coxsone Records
Dawn Penn - Here is the Key
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Prince Buster
Dawn Penn - Blue Yes Blue
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Prince Buster
Dawn Penn - You don't love me (no, no, no)
RELEASE: Studio One Rockers - LABEL: Studio One
Lord Spoon & David - Woman a love in the night time
RELEASE: Merenga/ Calypso - LABEL: Village Records
Jamaica Calypsonians - Wheel & Turn Me
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Records
The Prince Brothers - Ram Jam
RELEASE: Merenga Calypso - LABEL: Village Records
Jamaican Calypsonians - Mattie Rag
RELEASE: Mento, not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Records
Willie May Thornton - They Call me Big Mama
RELEASE: Boogie Uproar - LABEL: One Day Music
Bridie King - Short'nin Biscuits
RELEASE: The Best of Bridie with the Boogie Kings and the Harmony Queens - LABEL: Trailblazer Records
Clarence Brown - Boogie Rambler
RELEASE: Jump Blues Jamaica Way - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Harold Land All Stars - San Diego Bounce
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Antonio - Your Love is My Love
RELEASE: So Many Ways - LABEL: Jetstar
Trinity - Why Did You Leave Me
RELEASE: Dreadlocks Satisfaction - LABEL: Black Spot
Sanchez - My Baby
RELEASE: Killer Sanchez - LABEL: Jetstar
Wayne Wonder - Your Eyes
RELEASE: Reggae Jammin Volume 1 - LABEL: TADs Records
Sanchez - Impossible
RELEASE: Killer Sanchez - LABEL: Jetstar

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 22nd July, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 22nd July, 2017
Roland Alphanso and The Skatalites - Something Special
RELEASE: Something Special - LABEL: Ska Hotshot
Tommy McCook - Kojak
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Vulcan
The Skatalites - You're so delightful
RELEASE: History of Ska - LABEL: Studio One
Eric Morris - Strongman Samson
RELEASE: Treasure Isle - LABEL: Coxson's Music
Lord Creator - Don't Stay Out Late
RELEASE: VP Records - LABEL: Randy's Production
Roland Alphanso - Grand National
RELEASE: Something Special - LABEL: Ska Hotshot
The Wailers - Simmer Down
RELEASE: Bob Marley & The Wailers - LABEL: JAD Records
The Wailers - It hurts to be alone
RELEASE: Bob Marley & The Wailers - LABEL: JAD Records
Hortense Ellis - I'm Just a Girl
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Hortense Ellis & Alton Ellis - Sitting in The Park
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
Nora Dean - Barbwire
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Trojan Records
The Denzil Laing Trio (The Wrigglers) - Not me
RELEASE: Mento, not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Lord Power - Special Amber
RELEASE: Mento, not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Charles Carter - Grenada may God bless you
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Jetsar
The Bop-a-Loos - South Park Mambo
RELEASE: Jumping the Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Records
Margie Day and the Griffin Brothers - Bonaparte's Retreat
RELEASE: Jumping the Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Records
Etta James - The Pick Up
RELEASE: Jumping the Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Records
Bridie King - Black Angel
RELEASE: The Best of Bridie - LABEL: Trailblazer
The Medallions - Buick 59
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Doontone Records
Louis Jordan - Point of No Return
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Tangerine Record
Trinty & Bunny Malony - Molly Boo
RELEASE: Reggae Jamboree - LABEL: Moodisc Records
Tyrone Taylor - Got to make me love you
RELEASE: Reggae Mix - LABEL: Jet Star
Ini Kamoze - World-a-Music
RELEASE: Ini Kamoze - LABEL: Taxi Records
Gregory Isaacs - Top Ten
RELEASE: One Man Against The World (The Best of Gregory Isaacs) - LABEL: VP Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 15th July, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 15th July, 2017
04:06pm The Skatalites - Good News
RELEASE: Beverleys - LABEL: Island Records
04:06pm The Skatalites and Tommy McCook - Two For One
RELEASE: Soul Jazz Records - LABEL: Coxsone's Music
04:07pm Theo Beckford - Little Lady
RELEASE: Soul Jazz Records - LABEL: Coxsone's Music
04:13pm Prince Buster - Shaking up Orange Street
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Olive Blossom Records
04:15pm Jennifer Lara - Ain't No Love
RELEASE: Studio One Presents Jennifer Lara - LABEL: Studio One
04:19pm Sugar Minott - Love and Understanding
RELEASE: Studio One Records - LABEL: Studio One
04:24pm I Jah Man Levi - Africa
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Ghetto Rockers
04:34pm Rico Rodrigues - Africa
RELEASE: Rico - LABEL: Island Records
04:36pm Lord Kitchener - Kitch's Calypso Be-Bop
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Intense Media
04:38pm Lord Hummingbird - Teenage Bossa Nova Girl
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Intense Media
04:40pm Reuben McCoy and the Hamiltonians - Calypso Twist
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Intense Media
04:55pm Michael St. George - One Light Together
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Fullstride Demo
05:05pm Michael St. George - Life is Special
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Fullstride demo
05:23pm Lorna Bennett - Breakfast in Bed
RELEASE: This is Lorna - LABEL: Blue Mountain
05:24pm Althea & Donna - Jah Rastafari
RELEASE: Uptown Top Ranking - LABEL: Frontline
05:25pm Nora Dean - Barbwire
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One