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Listen Up Time Travelers!

Roots Officer Midnight Dread #171 April 3rd 1983 KTIM Pt 1 by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud


Full Watts Bad Friday Midnight Dread #170 March 27th 1983 KTIM Pt 1 by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud


Set Some Example Midnight Dread #169 March 20th 1983 KTIM Pt 1 by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud


2018 programs:

Livicated to Wally Wendt:

2018 Reggae MD Remedy - Livicated to Wally Wendt - Midnight Dread May 7th 2018 by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud



2018 Reggae MD Chicken Soup - Midnight Dread April 11th 2018 by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud



2018 Reggae MD EKG - Midnight Dread March 31st 2018 by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud



plus these crucial classics from 1982 &1981:

Year End Wrap Up Two MD #157 with Roger Steffens & Timothy White Dec 26 1982 KTIM Pt 1 by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud


'81 Reggae Wrap Up MD #105 with Roger Steffens Dec 27-28 1981 KTIM Pt 1 by Midnight Dread on Mixcloud



- KQAK 1984 Year End Reggae Wrap-Up with Doug Wendt & Roger Steffens -

Years Ahead

the very first program!

original Midnight Dread programs with Doug
from Winter 1983 - September 1979


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"Tosh loved the truth so much he had to sue his record label & wait 4 years for the release of his last lp"
Wendt's November 1987 Pulse! column Review of Peter's No Nuclear War cd via Midnight Raver


Vintage Midnight Dread press clippings

May 1st, 2012 recent series Premier Program


If You Are A Dancer
World Beat Is The Answer

Dancers at Doug's video party, front page San Francisco Examiner

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Several rcent shows curated by Doug now on our World Beat radio page



Psyche Your Delic with sounds of the DEEP SIXTIES in
Doug's recent Man Of Constant Sorrow style radio show





Completed: The legendary Midnight Dread playlists from
the 1984 broadcasts on KTIM & San Francisco's KQAK, The Quake.
Ongoing & upcoming - Midnight Dread shows aired in San Francisco from 1979-2000s:
amazing Adventure Hour KFOG programs' playlists & remastering
Complete KTIM playlists from 1979-1983
The KQAK playlists from 1985
Doug Wendt's Worldbeat syndicated shows & playlists


The complete 1984 digitized Quake Radio Programs are out now including
Tony Moses & Doug's December 3rd Co-birthday Celebration


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REGGAE AROUND THE WORLD 10th Anniversary Edition (all on Putumayo) with liner notes by yours dreadly.


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Mikey Dread cut his distinctive Midnight Dread stingers for me at KTIM in March of 1980
while on tour with The Clash. I still use them all the time. He did them improv stylee as
an afterthought following an interview that I did with him live right after a Clash concert
where he appeared, when Midnight Dread was in its first year, Sunday nights 'round
midnight. We were on our way down the hall leaving the station's building in San Rafael
when I asked him if he'd do a few custom jingles for my show and he immediately made
a u-turn back to the studio, sat down, and did three killer Midnight Dread themed toasts
over his Roots & Culture dubplate then improvised several minutes of amazing dread bits
for my radio show, no prompting, no-prep, non-stop, off the top of his dreads. Being a radio
selector himself he knew exactly what was needed. He made my show sound authentic.
It was crucial and done out of love for spreading the music and I'll never be able to express
the deepness of my gratitude. Thank goodness we had a great time backstage at the first
Dreadstock show a couple years ago in Vallejo, CA and I got to tell him again personally
how I I-preciated his crucial contribution to my show's success and development. The tracks
he did that night are a treasure trove and Mikey a giant in conscious roots reggae music.
His entire prolific output is the essence of all-killer no-filler. Mikey passed away way too soon.
Zion destination Drrrreeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaddddddd!!!!!!!
Love up Mikey,
Doug



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