JAH GLORY #43 with Ranking Joe on Nov 5th

The classic dancehall superstar RANKING JOE swings by the JAH GLORY this Monday, November 5th on Bigupradio.com. JAH GLORY is hosted by the Tribe of Kings of San Diego and consists of DJs: Dash Eye, Rashi, Unite, Jester, Peril and Marcus a.k.a. “The White Rabbit.” This week RANKING JOE joins the show for a special interview and feature. Tune in this and every Monday to hear the Tribe of Kings spin all the greatest culture and reggae dancehall streaming online!

About RANKING JOE:

When mentioning the pioneering DJ’s of the 70’s, usually the names U-Roy, Prince Jazzbo, King Stitt, Dennis Alcapone, and others are herald most. Ranking Joe is another of these artist that deserves the recognition of their talents and contribution to reggae music over the years. He made a rare appearance in Long Beach, California, with singer Michael Palmer last November, and these two tore down the house with hit after hit.So, Who Is Ranking Joe? Born Joseph Jackson, in Kingston, Jamaica , July 1, 1959, he was introduced in the music business at Tarrant Junior Secondary School in Kingston. Joe performed at school concerts and won local talent contest in the mid-70’s. As he got older, he participated in stage shows and parties in different Jamaican parishes for vereran singer/promoter Jackie Brown. His first performing name was”D.J. Jolly”, and performed with well know artist like Horace Andy, Dennis Brown, Bingy Bunny, Bongo Herman , and Keith Poppin. At age 15, he went to the legendary “Studio One” to auditionand what resulted was his first big hit “GUN COURT”, produced by Clement”Coxsone” Dodd and a name change to “Little Joe”. “When mentioning the pioneering DJ’s of the 70’s, usually the names U-Roy, Prince Jazzbo, King Stitt, Dennis Alcapone, and others are herald most. Ranking Joe is another of these artist that deserves the recognition of their talents and contribution to reggae music over the years. He made a rare appearance in Long Beach, California, with singer Michael Palmer last November, and these two tore down the house with hit after hit.So, Who Is Ranking Joe? Born Joseph Jackson, in Kingston, Jamaica , July 1, 1959, he was introduced in the music business at Tarrant Junior Secondary School in Kingston. Joe performed at school concerts and won local talent contest in the mid-70’s. As he got older, he participated in stage shows and parties in different Jamaican parishes for vereran singer/promoter Jackie Brown. His first performing name was”D.J. Jolly”, and performed with well know artist like Horace Andy, Dennis Brown, Bingy Bunny, Bongo Herman , and Keith Poppin. At age 15, he went to the legendary “Studio One” to auditionand what resulted was his first big hit “GUN COURT”, produced by Clement”Coxsone” Dodd and a name change to “Little Joe”. ”

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Posted on November 3, 2008, in Reggae Artists, Reggae DJs, Reggae Podcasts. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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