Bambu Hut

Saturdays 4PM

Presented by King Keith (Keith Williams), Amma Owusu, and Señor Bambu (Brent Clough)

Bambu Hut is a showcase for an incredible diversity of (mostly) tropical popular musics, old and new. Expect classic cuts from the Caribbean and North, South and Central America. Your Bambu Hut hosts bring a deep love and knowledge of particular styles. Original soundman King Keith (Keith Williams), reggae lover Amma (Amma Owusu) and pan-tropicalist Señor Bambu (Brent Clough) will guide you through the intricacies and pleasures of  R&B, jazz, calypso, mento, ska, rocksteady, reggae, lover’s rock, dub, mambo, bugalú, Latin jazz, and more. You’re always welcome to drop by the Bambu Hut for a joyful, party-starting Saturday afternoon!

Recent Episodes

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 14th October, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 14th October, 2017
The Skatalites - From Russia With Love
RELEASE: Something Special - LABEL: Studio One
Jackie Mittoo - Jump for Joy
RELEASE: Studio One Ska Fever - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Eric Morris - Solomon Grundie
RELEASE: Birth of Ska - LABEL: Master Classics Records
Clue J & His Blues Blasters with Theo Beckford - Easy Snapping
RELEASE: Jamaican Explosion - LABEL: Mojo
The Maytals - Monkey Girl
RELEASE: Leslie Kong Connection - LABEL: Charly Records
Jennifer Lara - A Change Is Gonna Come
RELEASE: Studio One Presents Jennifer Lara - LABEL: Studio One
Jennifer Lara - Tell me (where have all the good men gone)
RELEASE: Studio One Presents Jennifer Lara - LABEL: Studio One
Jennifer Lara - Consider Me
RELEASE: Studio One Classics - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Owen Gray - Gimme a little sign
RELEASE: Studio One Rocksteady Volume 2 (Rocksteady, Soul And Early Reggae At Studio One: The Soul Of Young Jamaica) - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Alton Ellis - Ain't That Loving You
RELEASE: Moonstompers Shufflers an skankers: Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Errol Dunkley - You're gonna need me
RELEASE: Trojan Presents Rocksteady - LABEL: Trojan Records
The Gaylets - Silent River
RELEASE: Trojan Presents Rocksteady - LABEL: Trojan Records
Bitty McLean & Supersonics - Baby Tonight
RELEASE: On Bond Street KGN. JA. - LABEL: Peckings
The Jamaican Calypsonians - Mango Walk
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso! The Original Sound Of Jamaica - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Black Bros - Tear Mannu
RELEASE: Merengue/ Calypso - LABEL: Village Records
The Jamaican Calypsonians - Matti Rag
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso! The Original Sound Of Jamaica - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Lynn Hope - Blue Moon
RELEASE: Jump Blues Strictly for You - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
ZuZu Bollin - Eat where you slept last night
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
T-Bone Walker - T-Bone Shuffle
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Bunny Wailer - Rastaman
RELEASE: This is reggae music - LABEL: Island Records
Dennis Alcapone - Milk & Honey
RELEASE: Guns Don't Argue, The Anthology (1970 - 1977) - LABEL: Dennis Alcapone
John Holt - All My life
RELEASE: Like A Bolt - LABEL: Treasure Isle Records
The Gaylads - Someday i will be free
RELEASE: Leslie Kongs Connection Vol 1 - LABEL: Charly Records
Freddie McGregor - Joggin'
RELEASE: True Reggae - LABEL: Universal
Horace Andy - Skylarking
RELEASE: Furry Selection: Luxury Cuts of Trojan - LABEL: Trojan Records
Guardian - You Are The One
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming - LABEL: TADS Records
Lust - Just As I Am
RELEASE: Reggae Jaming - LABEL: TADS Records
Gregory Isaacs - Front Door
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming - LABEL: TADS Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 7th October, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 7th October, 2017
Roland Alphanso & Skatalites - Something Special
RELEASE: Something Special - LABEL: Ska Hotshots
The Skatalites - You're So Delightful
RELEASE: History of Ska - LABEL: Studio One
Willie Lindo - Samba Patti
RELEASE: Far & Distant - LABEL: KLIK Records
Stranger Cole & Ken Boothe - Come on back to me
RELEASE: Trojan Label 1 - LABEL: Trojan Records
Tommy McCook - Wheel & Turn me
RELEASE: Coxsone's Music 2 - LABEL: Studio One
Burning Spear - Give Me
RELEASE: Marcus Garvey - LABEL: Randy's Studio
Justin Hines & The Dominoes - Carry go bring come
RELEASE: The Skatalites - LABEL: Treasure Isle
The Skatalites - Twelve Minutes To Go
RELEASE: The Skatalites - LABEL: Treasure Isle
Osibisa - Music for gong gong
RELEASE: Osibisa Woyaya - LABEL: BGO Records
Charles Carter - Grenada may God bless you
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Vasco Records Grenada
Lord Power & The Calypsonians - Mambo La La
RELEASE: Mento Not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Cobra Man - My Brother Calamity
RELEASE: Mento Not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Miriam Makeba - The Click Song
RELEASE: Reprise Record - LABEL: WEA Records
The Bop-a-Loos - South Parkway Mambo
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Griffin Bros - Coming Home
RELEASE: Jump Blues Jamaica Way - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Amos Milburn - One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
RELEASE: umping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Wynonie Harris - Loving Machine
RELEASE: Bloodshot Eyes - LABEL: King Records
Eddy Murphy - Wanna Dees Nights
RELEASE: Strictly The Best - LABEL: VP Records
Freddie McGregor - World Keep Turning
RELEASE: Hits After Hits Vol 3 - LABEL: VP Records
Delroy Wilson - I'm Still Waiting
RELEASE: Lovers Rock - LABEL: Trojan Records
Barbara Jones - Just when I need you most
RELEASE: Lovers Rock - LABEL: Trojan Records
Rudy Thomas - Loving Pauper
RELEASE: Hits After Hits - LABEL: VP Records
Jackie Robinson - Have a little faith
RELEASE: Hits After Hits - LABEL: VP Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 30th September, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 30th September, 2017
Val Bennett - Blow Mr Hornsman Blow
RELEASE: Roots - LABEL: Randy's Records
Roland Alphanso - Dr Ring Ding
RELEASE: Something Special - LABEL: Ska Hotshots
Toots and the Maytals - 54 - 46 (Was my number)
RELEASE: True Reggae - LABEL: Universal
Dandy Livingstone - Rudy, a message to you
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Classic Reggae - LABEL: Trojan Records
Culture - Humble African
RELEASE: Humble Africans - LABEL: VP Records
The Maytals - Bim Today, Bam Tomorrow
RELEASE: Trojan Presents Rocksteady - LABEL: Trojan Records
Dennis Brown - How can I leave you
RELEASE: The Best of Dennis Brown - LABEL: Trojan
Al Campbell - A Mother's Love
RELEASE: - - LABEL: God Bless Music
Bob Marley - Coming in from the cold
RELEASE: Uprising - LABEL: Island Records
Derrick and Morgan - Meekly Wait
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Blue Beat
Roy & Yvonne - Join Together
RELEASE: Roy Panton & Yvonne Harrison - Studio Recordings 1961 - 1970 - LABEL: Liquidator Music
Yvonne Harrison - Near to You
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Caltone
The Jamaica Calypsonians - Donkey City
RELEASE: Mento/ Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Phyllis Dillon - Nice Time
RELEASE: Phyllis Dillon - Love is all I had: A Tribute to the Queen of Jamaican Soul - LABEL: Trojan Records
Count Lasher - Calypso Cha Cha Cha
RELEASE: Mento/ Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd - O Pato
RELEASE: Jazz Samba - LABEL: EMI Records
Santana - Samba Pati
RELEASE: Santana Abraxas - LABEL: CBS
Miriam Makemba - Pata Pata
RELEASE: Pata Pata - LABEL: Surprise Records
Lady Saw - Mr Politician
RELEASE: Reggae Jammin vol 2 - LABEL: TAD'S Records
Dennis Brown - Some like it Hot
RELEASE: Ultimate Ska - LABEL: Goldenlane Records
Serani - No Games
RELEASE: Reggae Jammin vol 1 - LABEL: TAD'S Records
Sugar Minott - Oh, Mr DC
RELEASE: Reggae Jammin vol 2 - LABEL: TAD's Records
Trilla U - If Tomorrow Never Comes
RELEASE: Reggae Jammin vol 2 - LABEL: TAD'S Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 23rd September, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 23rd September, 2017
Don Drummond & Baba Brooks - Spider
RELEASE: Ska Explosion vol 2 - LABEL: Treasure Isle Records
Tommy McCook and the Supersonics - Top Secret
RELEASE: Top Secret - LABEL: Beatville Records
The Maytals - Night and Day
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Beverley's Records
Stranger Cole and the Conquerors - Oh Ye Mahee
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Earth Sound
Slim Smith - If it Don't work out
RELEASE: Moonstoppers, Shufflers & Skankers: Ska - LABEL: Metro Secret
Peter Tosh & The Wailers - Stop the train
RELEASE: Leslie Kong Connection vol 1 - LABEL: Charly Records
Jackie & Doreen - Adorable You
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
The Skatalites - You're Wondering Now
RELEASE: Hi-Bop Ska - LABEL: Shanachie Records
Johnny Otis - Mambo Boogie
RELEASE: The R&B Hits of 1951 - LABEL: Indigo
The Tellers - Fat Beef
RELEASE: Merengae/Calypso - LABEL: Village Records
Claude 'Fats' Greene - Fats Shake 'Em Up
RELEASE: Fats Shake 'Em Up - LABEL: Camille Records
Baba Brooks - Peanut Vendor
RELEASE: - - LABEL: High Note/Earth Sound
The Jolly Boys - The Passenger
RELEASE: - - LABEL: -
Rita Marley - A Deh Pon Dem
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Wincox Records
Slim Smith and the Uniques - Gypsy Woman
RELEASE: Best of the Uniques 1967-69 - LABEL: Trojan
Sun Ra and His Arkestra - Plutonian Nights
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Modern Harmonics
Earl Bostic - Flamingo
RELEASE: Th Best of Earl Bostic - LABEL: Contour
Wynonie Harris - Good Rockin Tonight
RELEASE: Bloodshot Eyes - LABEL: King Records
Louis Jordan - Reet Petite & Gone
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Viceroys - Rise in the Strength of Jah
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Thompson Sound/Top Ranking Records
Horace Andy - Fever
RELEASE: Studio 1 Classics - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Tifa - If I could fly
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming vol 2 - LABEL: TADS Records
Slim Smith - Everybody Needs Love
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Pama

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 16th September, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 16th September, 2017
Baba Brooks - Boat Ride
RELEASE: Ska Explosion vol 2 - LABEL: Treasure Isle Records
The Skatalites - Yard Broom
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Treasure Isle
The Wailers - Mr Talkative
RELEASE: Studio One Ska Fever - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
The Clarendonians - Shoo Bee Doo Bee
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Island Records
Ry-Co Jazz - Marie Jose
RELEASE: Rumba' Round Africa - LABEL: RetroAfri
Cyril Diaz Orchestra - Voodoo
RELEASE: Sounds of the Caribbean Islands: Calypso - LABEL: The Intense Media
Susan Cadogan - Hurts so Good
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Dip
Susan Cadogan - Since I found you
RELEASE: Hurts so Good - LABEL: Sanctuary Records
Susan Cadogan - Shame (shame on you
RELEASE: Hurts so Good - LABEL: Sanctuary Records
Bob Marley and The Wailers - Bend Down Low
RELEASE: Trojan presents Rocksteady - LABEL: Trojan
Glen Adams - She's So Fine
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Lee's/Pressure Sounds
The Tonettes - I will give it to you
RELEASE: Studio One Classics: Lovers - LABEL: Studio One
Earl Lindo - The Ball
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Duke Reid
Ruth Brown - Teardrops from my eyes
RELEASE: Jump Blues Jamaica Way - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Margie Day & The Griffin Bros - Stubborn as a mule
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Rosco Gordon - Surely I love you
RELEASE: Jump Blues Strictly For You - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Hawkes - I - YA
RELEASE: Jump Blues Strictly For You - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
George Allen - Be Wise
RELEASE: Studio One Classics: Roots - LABEL: Studio One
Peter Austin - The Ghetto (Can Be A Beautiful Place)
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio/Reggae Fever
Count Machuki and The Destroyers - Movements, the Joe Gibbs Way
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Trojan Records
U Roy - The Hudson Affair
RELEASE: The Hudson Affair - Keith Hudson and Friends - LABEL: Sanctuary Records
Winston Williams - Still Love
RELEASE: Your Jamaican Girl - LABEL: Bamboo
Hezron & Shaggy - Two Places
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming - LABEL: TADS Records
Sanchez - Cha Cha
RELEASE: Sanchez - LABEL: VP Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 9th September, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 9th September, 2017
The Skatalites - Black Joe
RELEASE: Skatalites and Friends - LABEL: VP Records
Roland Alphonso - Dr Kildare
RELEASE: Ska Authentic Volume 2 - LABEL: Studio One
Jackie Opel - Old Rocking Chair
RELEASE: Studio One Ska Fever - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
The Paragons - Quiet Place
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shufflers an Skankers: Ska - LABEL: Ska Metro
Johnny Osbourne - Murderer
RELEASE: Studio One Rude Boy - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Delroy Wilson - Love Abiding
RELEASE: Ska Authentic Volume 2 - LABEL: Studio One
Lord Creator - Don't Stay out Late
RELEASE: Don't Stay Out Late - LABEL: VP Records
Prince Buster - One Step Beyond
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Blue Beat
Baba Brooks & Tommy McCook - Lara's Theme
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Treasure Island Records
Joe Higgs & Roy Wilson - There's a Reward
RELEASE: Studio One Ska Fever - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Winston Samuels - In Jail
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
Winston Samuels - You're The one I love
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Ska - LABEL: Trojan
Winston Samuels - Angela
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
Larry Marshall - Nanny Goat
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
Larry Marshall - Throw mi Corn
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Pass it On
RELEASE: Burnin' - LABEL: Island Records
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Duppy Conqueror
RELEASE: Burnin' - LABEL: Island Records
Calypso Rose - Labour Day/ Break Away
RELEASE: Merengae/ Calypso - LABEL: Village Records
The Jamaican Calypsonians - Ugly Woman
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso! The Original Sound of Jamaica - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Bim & Clover - Sweet Heart
RELEASE: Merengae/ Calypso - LABEL: Village Records
Chins Calypso Sexlet - Give her love
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso! The Original Sound of Jamaica - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Prince Jazzbo & The Upsetters - Croaking Lizard
RELEASE: This is Reggae Music
Johnny Osbourne - Sing-Jay Style
RELEASE: Studio One Classics - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Carl Malcolm - Fattie Bum Bum
RELEASE: Black Wax - LABEL: UK Records
Gregory Isaacs - Mr Cop
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Golden Age Music
I Roy - Problems of Life
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Mistic
Dennis Brown - Ain't that loving you
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Laser