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Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown

Label: Message - Message 1007 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: Canada • Genre: Reggae • Style: Dub, Roots Reggae
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If you had to pick one album that best represents the pinnacle of the art of dub, you'd cull the candidates down pretty quickly Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown ten or 12, and it would get very difficult after that. Few would fault you for ending up with this one, though, which stands as perhaps the finest collaboration between two of instrumental reggae's leading lights: producer and melodica player Augustus Pablo and legendary dub pioneer King Tubby.

Among other gems, this album offers its title track -- a dub version of Jacob Miller 's "Baby I Love You So" -- which is widely regarded as the finest example of dub ever recorded.

Van Ginhoven - Van Ginhoven the rest of the album is hardly less impressive. Pablo 's trademark "Far East" sound characterized by minor keys and prominent melodica lines is predominant throughout, and is treated with care and grace by King TubbyAugustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown has rarely sounded more inspired in his studio manipulations than he does here.

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6 thoughts on “ Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown

  1. Dec 23,  · For an "essential" album, King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown is surprisingly lacking in standout tracks. It's a good album but the recent compilation Augustus Pablo: Roots, Rock Reggae is a better place to start for a roundup of the essential tracks - some of them featured here/5(15).
  2. Sep 14,  · All star cast of musicians headed by Augustus Pablo, with a who's who of the best 70's musicians from Jamaica. Add to this the DEEPEST EVER dubs from the master, the originator, King Tubby (RIP), makes this a 'top ten of all time' record/5(53).
  3. Jun 05,  · The A side label however is missing the 'Distributed at 15 Tangerine Place Kgn 5' and has in the deadwax: MML A - Spiderman - King Tubbys Meet Rockers Uptown, Pablo Records (similar to another version listed on this site)/5().
  4. And while this might not be the first dub album (an honor that might well belong to Lee Perry’s LP Blackboard Jungle), King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown is definitely one of the most important and influential, driving artists as diverse as John Lydon, Simon Raymonde, Adrian Sherwood, Tricky, Massive Attack, Cabaret Voltaire and The Brian Jonestown Massacre to experiment within their .
  5. Oct 07,  · Pablo (Horace Swaby) and King Tubby set the basics for the development of Dub, the newest artform that change the history of popular music. The record musicians were amongst the best players of their time (Robbie Shakespeare, Earl "China" Smith) and the work of Tubby /5(51).
  6. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown - Augustus Pablo, King Tubby on AllMusic - - 10/

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