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 9th December, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 9th December, 2017
The Skatalites - On Braodway
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Olive Blossom
The Maytals - Shining Light
RELEASE: El Bang Bang - LABEL: Love Music
Stranger Cole - We are Rolling On
RELEASE: Ska Explosion vol 2 - LABEL: Trojan Records
Winston Samuels - Luck will come my way
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Mod Ska - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Roland Alphonso - Ska-Ra-Van
RELEASE: Ska-Ra-Van - LABEL: Top Deck Records
The Jiving Juniors - Sugar Dandy
RELEASE: Independent Jamaica - LABEL: Treasure Isle Records
Desmond Dekker & The Aces - Intensified '68
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Rock Steady - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Alton Ellis & The Flames - Shake It
RELEASE: Mr Soul of Jamaica - LABEL: Trojan Recordings
The Denzil Laing Trio - Not Me
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Lord Spoon & David - Woman I love you in the night time
RELEASE: Merenge/ Calypso - LABEL: -
The Mighty Sparrow & Byron Lee - Obeah Wedding
RELEASE: Soca Anthology: Dr Bird - The Mighty Sparrow - LABEL: VP Music
Lloyd Lambert - Heavy Sugar
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Louis Jordan - G I Jive
RELEASE: Jump Blues Strictly for You - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Cookies - In Paradise
RELEASE: Jump Blues Jamaica Way - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
King Pleasure - No, Not Much
RELEASE: The Source - LABEL: Prestige Records
Trinity & Bunny Wailer - Molly Boo
RELEASE: Reggae Jamboree - LABEL: Moodisc
The Aggravators - Riding West
RELEASE: The Aggravators at King Tubby's Studios - LABEL: -
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Turn your lights down low
RELEASE: Exodus - 30th Anniversary Edition - LABEL: Universal Island Records
Tyrone Taylor - Got to make you love me
RELEASE: Reggae Max - LABEL: Jet Star Records
Glen Washington - Heaven In Your Eyes
RELEASE: New Reggae Vibes vol 6 - LABEL: -
I.Roy - Medley Mood
RELEASE: Hell & Sorrow - LABEL: Trojan Records
I.Roy - The First Cut is the Deepest
RELEASE: Hell & Sorrow - LABEL: Trojan Records
Soja - She Still Loves Me
RELEASE: New Reggae Vibes Vol 7 - LABEL: -

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 2nd December, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 2nd December, 2017
Tommy McCook - Rocket Ship
RELEASE: Alpha Boys School Music in Education - LABEL: Trojan Records
Prince Buster - These are the Times
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska : The Early years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Derrick Morgan - Tougher than Tough
RELEASE: Rude Boy Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Jiving Juniors - Over the River
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Stranger & Patsy - Come Back
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Ska - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Lester Sterling - Soul Voyage
RELEASE: Alpha Boys School Music in Education - LABEL: Trojan Records
Jimmy Cliff - Miss Jamaica
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Owen Gray - Millie Girl
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Alton Ellis, The Flames and Baba Brooks Band - Don't Trouble People
RELEASE: Mr Soul Of Jamaica - LABEL: Trojan Recordings Ltd
Dennis Brown - Oh! Girl
RELEASE: - - LABEL: -
The Sensations - Those Guys
RELEASE: Treasure Isle Collection - LABEL: Treasure Isle Records
The Protesters - Titanic Destination
RELEASE: Postcolonial World - LABEL: Freedom Street Records
The Protesters - Got Me
RELEASE: Soul of the Nation - LABEL: Freedom Street Records
The Protesters - Good Life
RELEASE: Soul of the Nation - LABEL: Freedom Street Records
The Protesters - Stupid Game
RELEASE: Post Colonial World - LABEL: Freedom Street Records
The Protesters - Flames
RELEASE: Soul of The Nation - LABEL: Freedom Street Records
Mikey Spice - I Am I Said
RELEASE: New Reggae Vibes - LABEL: Trojan Records
Tenor Saw - Ring the Alarm
RELEASE: Tenor Saw Meets Nitty Gritty - LABEL: VP Records
Beenie Man - I'm Drinking
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming - LABEL: TAD's Records
Ikaya - Write Your Name
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming - LABEL: TAD's Records
Sanchez - What About Me
RELEASE: No More Heatache - LABEL: VP Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 25th November, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 25th November, 2017
Don Dummond - Musical Storeroom
RELEASE: The Skatalite - LABEL: Treasure Isle Records
Buster All Stars - Phoenix City
RELEASE: - - LABEL: -
The Folks Brothers - Carolina
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone Music
Eric Morris - Pack Up Your Troubles
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone Music
The Tennors - Ride Your Donkey
RELEASE: Rude Boy Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Prince Buster - Time Longer Than Rope
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone Music
Toots & The Maytals - Night & Day
RELEASE: 100% Dynamite - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
King Stitt & Andy Capp - Herbman Shuffle
RELEASE: Rude Boy Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Rico Rodriguez - Man from Wareika
RELEASE: - - LABEL: -
Rico Rodriguez - Luke Lane Shuffle
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone Music
The Marvels - Rocksteady
RELEASE: 100% Dynamite - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Neville Esson - Lover's Jive
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone Music
Ken Boothe - Is It Because I'm Black?
RELEASE: 100% Dynamite - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Max Romeo - Wet Dream
RELEASE: Rude Boy Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Derrick Morgan - In My Heart
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone Music
George Moxley Quintet - Montego Bay Calypso
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Local Calypso Quintet - Money is King
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Mighty Panther - The Talking Parrot
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
RELEASE: The Definitive Ray Charles - LABEL: Rhino Records
Jimmy Beck - Pipe Dreams
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Ray O Jacks - My Baby's Gone
RELEASE: Jumping The Shuffle Blues - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
The Beltones - No More Heartaches
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Original Reggae - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Eric Donaldson - Cherry O Baby
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Original Reggae - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Reggae Boys - Mamma Look Deh
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Original Reggae - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Serani - No Games
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming 1 - LABEL: TAD's Records
Sadiki - African Queen
RELEASE: New Reggae Vibes - LABEL: Joe Frasier
Barbee - Love You Anyway
RELEASE: Reggae Jamming 1 - LABEL: TAD's Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 18th November, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 18th November, 2017
Baba Brooks - Boat Ride
RELEASE: Ska Explosion vol 2 - LABEL: Treasure Isle Records
Stranger, Ken & Patsy - What a Day
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Ska - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
The Maytals - It's You
RELEASE: Sensational Ska Explosion - LABEL: Jamaica Gold
Buster's All Stars - Rude Boy Don't Throw Stones
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Blue Beat
The Rulers - Don't be a Rude Boy
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Ska - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Bob Marley - Judge Not
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Alton Ellis - Something you've got
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Mod Ska - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
The Strides - The Wizard
RELEASE: Global Rhythms 2016 - LABEL: -
Dennis Brown - No Man Is An Island
RELEASE: No Man Is and Island - LABEL: Studio One
The Youth, The Rich & The Fake - No Drama
RELEASE: The Strides - LABEL: Earshift Music
Dennis Brown - Wolf and Leopards
RELEASE: Wolves & Leopards - LABEL: Joe Gibbs Music
The Inspirations - Tighten Up
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Original Reggae - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Lloyd Terrel - Bang Bang lulu
RELEASE: Merengae, Calypso - LABEL: -
Jamaican Calypsonians - Mattie Rag
RELEASE: Mento, Not Calypso - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
Chronixx - Smile Jamaica
RELEASE: New Reggae Vibes vol, 6 - LABEL: Silly Walks Discotheque
Ini Kamoze - World a music
RELEASE: Ini Kamoze - LABEL: Taxi Production
Dennis Brown - Equal Rights
RELEASE: Equal Rights - LABEL: Lightning Records
Fats Domino - Please Don't Leave Me
RELEASE: Jump Blues Jamaica Way - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 11th November, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 11th November, 2017
Desmond Dekker & The Aces - Get Up Adina
RELEASE: The Trojan Ska Collection - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Lord Tanamo - I'm In The Mood For Love
RELEASE: Rude Boy Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Prince Buster All Stars - Jet 707
RELEASE: - - LABEL: -
The Skatalites - Smiling
RELEASE: Ska Bo Da Ba - LABEL: Top Deck
The Maytals - Never You Change
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Ska - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
The Blues Busters - Donna
RELEASE: Moonstompers, Shufflers, Skankers: Ska - LABEL: Metro Label
The Gaylads - Message to my girl
RELEASE: Ska Days - LABEL: Soul Beat / Roots International
The Wailers - Donna
RELEASE: Birth of Legend - LABEL: CBS
Stranger Cole - Run Up Your Mouth
RELEASE: The Complete UK Upsetter Singles Collection, Vol 3 - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Laurel Aitken - Boogie Rock
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Errol Dixon - Morning Train
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Girl Satchmo - Twist Around Town
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Laurel Aitken - Bar Tender
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Ruddy & Sketto - ABC Boogie
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Owen Gray - Cutest Little Woman
RELEASE: Reggae & Ska: The Early Years 1960-1962 - LABEL: Real Gone
Justin HInds & The Dominoes - Hear I Stand
RELEASE: Treasure Isle Presents: Rocksteady - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Delroy Wilson - Better Must Come
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Original Reggae - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
John Holt - Sister Big Stuff
RELEASE: Rude Boy Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Phyllis Dillon - Perfidia
RELEASE: Treasure Isle Presents: Rocksteady - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Tony Scott - What Am I To Do
RELEASE: Trojan Skinhead Reggae Collection - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
The Maytals - Do the Reggay
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Original Reggae - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
Prince Buster - New Dance called Reggay
RELEASE: - - LABEL: -
Peter Tosh - Them a fi get a beating
RELEASE: Can't Blame The Youth - LABEL: Universal Music
Pat Kelly - If it don't work out
RELEASE: Rude Boy Ska - LABEL: Metro Select
Carl Dawkins - Satisfaction
RELEASE: Trojan Presents: Original Reggae - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Limited
U-Roy - 2 proud to beg
RELEASE: 40 Greatest Hits - LABEL: Culture Town

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 4th November, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 4th November, 2017
The Wrigglers (featuring Ernest Raglin) - Limbo
RELEASE: Early Jamaican Music - The Best of Mento and Calypso - LABEL: The Orchard Enterprises
Larry & The Mento Boys - My Native land
RELEASE: Jamaica 50th Then and Now - LABEL: Trojan
King Scratch & The Dynamites - Gumma
RELEASE: Studio One Ska Fever - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Desmond Dekker - Honour Your Mother and Your Father
RELEASE: 100 Reggae - LABEL: Universal International Music
Bongo Man and The Skatalites - Marcus Garvey
RELEASE: Studio One Ska Feever - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Hugh Godfrey - Mad World
RELEASE: Studio One Ska Fever - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Byron Lee & The Dragonnaires - Dumplin's
RELEASE: Caribbean Sty-Lee - LABEL: Dynamic
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes - Carry Go Bring Home
RELEASE: Reggae Gold - LABEL: Universal Music
Owen Silveras & Leon Silveras - Next Door Neighbour
RELEASE: The Trojan Ska Collections - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Ltd
Bells Group - Kingston 13
RELEASE: Jamaica Explosion - LABEL: Mojo
Byron Lee & The Dragonnaires - Jump Up
RELEASE: Dr No: 505h Anniversary - LABEL: Harkit
Don Drummond, Roland Alphonso and The Skatalites - Silver Dollar
RELEASE: The Best of The Skatalites - LABEL: Trojan Recordings
Lord Kitchener - Birth of Ghana
RELEASE: London is the place for me: Trinidadian Calypso in London 1950-1956 - LABEL: Honest John's Records
Lord Creator - Big Bamboo
RELEASE: Trojan Calypso Box Set - LABEL: Trojan Recordings
Lord Beginner - Jamaica Hurricane
RELEASE: London is the place for me: Trinidadian Calypso in London 1950-1956 - LABEL: Honest John's Records
Alton Ellis - What Does it Take (to win your love)
RELEASE: Treasure Isle Presents: Original Reggae - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Ltd
Toots & The Maytals - Night and Day
RELEASE: Soul Jazz Records Presents: 100% Dynamite - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Rita Marley & The Sollettos - You're my desire
RELEASE: 100 Hits Rock Steady (Platinum Edition) - LABEL: Jackpot
Phyllis Dillon - Women of the Ghetto
RELEASE: Soul Jazz Records Presents: 100% Dynamite - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Johnny Osbourne - We need love
RELEASE: Soul Jazz Records Presents: 100% Dynamite - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
The Gaylads - It's All in the game
RELEASE: Leslie Kongs Connections, Vol 1 - LABEL: Charly Records
Wailing Souls - Don't Fight It
RELEASE: Studio One Presents Rude Boy - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
The Melodians - Sweet Sensation
RELEASE: This is Trojan - LABEL: Trojan Recordings
Desmond Dekker - Reggae Recipe
RELEASE: The Essential Desmond Dekker - LABEL: Metro Doubles
The Reggae Boys - Dolly House on Fire
RELEASE: Skinheads on the Dancefloor - LABEL: NCM Music
The Gladiators - Sweet Soul Music
RELEASE: The Trojan Mod Reggae Collection - LABEL: Sanctuary Records Group Ltd
The Young Souls - Why did you leave me
RELEASE: Joe Gibbs Scorchers from the Early Years 1967-1973 - LABEL: VP Records