INTERACTIVE INDIGENOUS MUSIC & FILM PROJECTS

NEW SURFING MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL CHARITY & EARL “CHINNA” SMITH’S INNADEYARD BINGHISTRA MOVEMENT LIMITED EDITION THIRD MAN PRESSING VINYL LP. CLICK IMAGE TO ORDER AT CDBABY:

MAROON SONGS, BORN FREE, LIVE FREE EVER FREE‘ ALBUM TO BENEFIT  UNDERREPRESENTED WINDWARD MAROONS, RASTAFARI, AND PERSONS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY SUFFERING FROM CANCER AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE BY CREATING COLLABORATIVE INDIGENOUS RESEARCH AND TREATMENT USING MEDICINAL PLANTS:

VINYL LPs NOW AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT:

NEW AMSTERDAM CAFE IN VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLOMBIA, CANADA

301 W Hastings St,
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H6

STREAM AND DOWNLOAD THE ALBUM NOW: MAROON SONGS: BORN FREE, LIVE FREE, EVER FREE” ON THE INTERNET BY CLICKING THE IMAGES BELOW: 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER [Co-executive Producers]: Charles Town Maroon Community, Surfing Medicine International Charitable Organization, & EARL ‘CHINNA’ SMITH’s Innadeyard Binghistra Movement.

PRODUCER [EARL ‘CHINNA’ SMITH, DAINION GOEHAGEN, HORACE ‘SANGIE’ DAVIS, DONOVAN JOSEPH] IN COLLABORATION WITH SURFING MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION & THE CHARLES TOWN MAROONS.

GUITAR [EARL ‘CHINNA’ SMITH, DALTON BROWNE]

KEYS & PIANO [TYRONE DOWNIE]

DRUMS [SHAUN DARSON, STYLE SCOTT]

BASS [ERROL ‘FLABBA’ HOLT]

HARMONICA [GUY RAGOSTA]

BACKGROUND VOCALS [KEITH LUMSDEN (CHARLES TOWN MAROON CONVENER OF THE ELDERS), SONNY WASHINGTON REESE (aka Blackskin), RICHARD IRVING (aka Bobo Richie), LEONARD LAWRENCE (aka Mr. D)]

PERCUSSIONS [HORACE A DAVIS, STYLE SCOTT]

MAROON SINGERS [ANN MARIE CHARLES ELLIS, SIENNA ELLIS, BRIAN OSBORNE (aka Wiser Dhon)]

MAROON DRUMMERS [DESMOND STEWART (aka Jah Bull), AUNDRAY WHITE, LEONARD LAWRENCE (aka Mr. D)]

INNADEYARD DRUMMERS [NOEL GAYLE, MICHAEL CLEGHORN, LENROY WHITE]

MASTERING [ANCHOR STUDIOS], 7 WINDSOR AVENUE, KINGSTON 5, JAMAICA]

SOUND ENGINEERING [DAINION GOEHAGEN (aka Brains) and JOSEPH WALLACE].

All tracks recorded at 6th St., Andrew Park, Kingston 10, JA, WI.

Graphic Artist: ORVILLE ‘BAGGA’ CASE.

Title Tracks (listing of all 11 Tracks from Indigenous Benefit Album ‘MAROON SONGS: BORN FREE, LIVE FREE, EVER FREE’):

Track 1. Charles Town Maroon Convener of the Elders Speech: Keith Lumsden. Track length: 1 minute, 39 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226587.

Track 2.  The Invisible Hunter: Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith (guitar), Guy Anthony Ragosta (harmonica), Lincoln Valentine Scott (drums), Errol ‘Flabba’ Holt (bass), Keith Lumsden (background vocals), Sonny Washington Reese (background vocals), Richard Joseph Irving (background vocals). Track length: 4 minutes, 49 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226588.

Track 3. Maroon Country: Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith (ukulele, lead vocals), Guy Anthony Ragosta (harmonica), Noel Gayle (percussions), Michael Cleghorn (percussions), Vilroy White (percussions), Sonny Washington Reese (background vocals) & Richard Joseph Irving (background vocals). Track length: 3 minutes, 25 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226589.

Track 4. Maroon Tatch: Tyrone Downie (keyboards), Dalton Browne (guitar), Lincoln Valentine Scott (drums), Errol ‘Flabba’ Holt (bass), & Guy Anthony Ragosta (harmonica). Track length: 4 minutes, 41 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226590.

Track 5. Maroon Pickney: Brian Osborne (Maroon vocals), Desmond Stewart (Maroon Drums), Aundray White (Maroon Drums), & Leonard Lawrence (Maroon Drums). Track length: 2 minutes, 17 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226591.

Track 6. Slay the Dragon: Sonny Washington Reese (lead vocals), Richard Joseph Irving (background vocals), Leonard Lawrence (background vocals), Noel Gayle (percussion), Michael Cleghorn (percussion), & Vilroy White (percussion). Track length: 4 minutes, 19 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226592.

Track 7. Baboo Dead: Ann Marie Charles Ellis (Maroon Vocals), Sienna Ellis (Maroon Vocals), Leonard Lawrence (Maroon Drums), Aundray White (Maroon Drums) & Desmond Stewart (Maroon Drums). Track length: 3 minutes, 36 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226593.

Track 8. Tinya Baba: Sienna Ellis (Maroon Vocals), Ann Marie Charles Ellis (Maroon Vocals), Leonard Lawrence (Maroon Drums), Desmond Stewart (Maroon Drums), & Aundray White (Maroon Drums). Track length: 4 minutes, 26 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226594.

Track 9. Foul a Badda: Ann Marie Charles Ellis (Maroon Vocals), Sienna Ellis (Maroon Vocals), Leonard Lawrence (Maroon Drums), Desmond Stewart (Maroon Drums) & Aundray White (Maroon Drums). Track length: 4 minutes, 46 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226595.

Track 10. Buff Bay: Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith (guitar), Shaun Darson (drums), Tyrone Downie (keyboards), Errol ‘Flabba’ Holt (bass), & Guy Anthony Ragosta (harmonica). Track length: 2 minutes, 59 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226596.

Track 11. Cerasee: Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith (guitar), Errol ‘Flabba’ Holt (bass), Lincoln Valentine Scott (drums), & Guy Anthony Ragosta (harmonica). Track length: 4 minutes, 31 seconds. ISRC: ushm82226597.

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Music online to benefit Hawaii, Jamaica, and Africa. Click image below to buy album at iTunes:

Surfing Medicine: Volume I (not available for streaming, download on iTunes only) to benefit Underrepresented Indigenous People in Hawaii, Jamaica, and Africa.

Mastering: Rootstime Production
Technical Director: Melvin Hing
Cover Art: Matt Davidson

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Join Mayan Joe Isaacs (aka Drummie One), and the other remaining original members of the Kingston, Jamaica Studio One (1965-1968) rhythm section ‘The Soul Vendors’ (aka Sound Dimension, aka Soul Brothers): Brian Atkinson (bass player), and Hux Brown (guitarist) as they tell the story of how Rock Steady began in 1966 at Studio One. Also starring Bunny Wailer, Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith, Stranger Cole, Lester Sterling, Otis Gayle, The Heptones, Jack Radics, Sly Dunbar, Ken Boothe, The Melodians, Willi Williams, and more. This film introduces the last living original creators of a genre of music that has spread around the globe over the last 50 years and spawned multiple record empires using the Soul Vendors beats without recognition:

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Click on the image to watch the music video ‘Marlon Asher the Ganja Farmer Investigates Hawai’i’ at YouTube. 

All proceeds from the music video will go to investigate the effects of the helicopter eradication of Cannabis to Hawaiian people if you purchase the short film (click image below to buy at iTunes):

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Cover Art: Matt Davidson

Director of Fun, Cannabis footage coordinator (R.I.P.)

Filmed, Directed, Edited by: Guy Ragosta

Project Coordinator: DJ Weed Kologne


CLICK LINK BELOW TO WATCH A SHORT FILM DOCUMENTARY ON THE BIGGEST SEWAGE SPILL IN WAIKIKI BEACH HISTORY:

FILM PRODUCED BY: PIKOI KE KAULA KUALENA

FILM DIRECTED AND EDITED BY: SURFING MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL

MUSIC COMPOSED BY: brotha.deep, WAYNE COBHAM, THE SOUL VENDORS


‘STONE AND THE SALT POND’ SHORT FILM, STARRING NATIVE HAWAIIAN SURF ICON TOM POHAKU STONE IN AFRICA (MUSIC BY JOHN BUTLER):

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