Reggae Legend Jimmy Cliff Tops WEMU's Sweet 16 July 30th to August 5th

Aug 7, 2012

"Rebirth" by living reggae legend, Jimmy Cliff is a fully rewarding listening experience.  He has lost none of his supple vocal quality and range.  Time has deepened his lower range imbuing his words with deeper meaning and insight.  His Jamaican message remains consistent - that love, peace and truth will conquer all.  The production of this date is immaculate, but the music is free flowing and relaxed.  You can see why WEMU hosts collectively wanted to share this excellent new music with you. 

WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY July 30 to August 5, 2012:  
LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR

1. JIMMY CLIFF   “Rebirth”   (Sunpower)
2. CHRISTIAN SCOTT   “Christian Atunde Adjauh”   (Concord Jazz)
3. JOHNNIE BASSETT  “I Can Make That Happen”   (Sly Dog Records)
4. CURTIS SALGADO   “Soul Shot”  (Alligator Records)
5. GRANT GEISSMAN    “Bop! Bang! Boom!”   (Futurism Records)
6. DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND  "Twenty Dozen"  (Savoy Jazz)
7. RICK ESTRIN AND THE NIGHTCATS   “One Wrong Turn”  (Alligator Records)
8. BÉLA FLECK AND THE MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO   “Across The Imaginary Divide”  (Rounder)
9. SHANNON WHITWORTH AND BARRETT SMITH   “Bring It On Home”
10. CASSANDRA WILSON   “Another Country”   (eOne Music)
11. NEIL COWLEY TRIO   “The Face Of Mount Molehill”   (Naim Jazz)
12. LIL’ ED AND THE BLUES IMPERIALS   “Jump Start”  (Alligator Records)
13. JAZZ SOUL SEVEN “Impressions Of Curtis Mayfield” (BFM)
14. ERIC REED   “The Baddest Monk”   (Savant Records)
15. MIKE STERN   “All Over The Place”   (Heads Up International)
16. THE SUGARMAN THREE   “What The World Needs Now”   (Daptone)

~COMPILED BY LINDA YOHN AND DANIEL LONG