Today: Syd Perry on World Beat News (12pm) + Saturday on Anatomy of Caribbean Music (8pm)

Today at noon, Syd Perry will stop by the studio to talk to Gee Weekes on World Beat News. He will be back again on Saturday for Anatomy of Caribbean Music (Saturdays 8pm-10pm), so take note!

Roots Reggae Singer-songwriter, Syd Perry, has just released his new single 'Rasta Woman'. Recorded at Monarch Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, 'Rasta Woman' is Syd Perry's first recording with a full band. The band, which was made up of some of Vancouver's top Roots Reggae players were, JC (upright bass), Richard Brown or RB Drums (drum kit), Patrick Watson Quine (grand piano, lead guitar,tambourine) and of course, Syd Perry (vocals, harmonica, rhythm guitar). Recorded with all 100% acoustic instruments.

'Rasta Woman', is a Rocksteady meets Rockers(Reggae) ballad about a Rastaman not being able to find a Rastawoman. Written from the first person perspective, Syd Perry tells the story of his own struggle to find a cultured Empress in Babylon.

Syd Perry has spent the last few years touring Canada spreading his signature 'Roots Blues Reggae' sound. Now he has returned to form his backing band, Syd Perry & The Zionites will be ready for debut in July 2016.

The band will be available in Quebec as of July 2016. However, dates are booking up very quick! If you would like to discuss booking Syd Perry & The Zionites please email