Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s onwards. He popularized the use of an instrument called the melodica.In his role as musician and producer he has helped to shape the reggae music genre. Show Notes Vocalist Jacob Miller, who was heavily influenced by Pablo, starts this episode off with "Baby I Love You So" followed by the dub version of said tune entitled "King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown." Both works can be found on the 'Easy Skanking' album. His album King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown (1976) is often regarded as one of the most important examples of dub. Selections heard in this mix include quintessential tracks from classic albums 'Ital Dub,' 'East of the River Nile,' 'Java Java Dub,' and 'Valley Of Jehosaphat,' among others. Also listen out for Wayne Wonder in dubplate style singing over the Java riddim for Highlanda Sound, and the voice of SuperPEC on his exclusive "Mommy Dearest," for which he chose the "East of River Nile" instrumental in tribute to Pablo.

Augustus Pablo, The Original Rocker featured on the Reggae Lover podcast

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Tue, 2 September 2014 Episode 21 - Augustus Pablo, The Original Rocker

Reggae Lover Podcast – Tue, 2 September 2014
Episode 21 – Augustus Pablo, The Original Rocker

Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producermelodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s onwards.

He popularized the use of an instrument called the melodica.In his role as musician and producer he has helped to shape the reggae music genre.

Show Notes

Vocalist Jacob Miller, who was heavily influenced by Pablo, starts this episode off with “Baby I Love You So” followed by the dub version of said tune entitled “King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown.”  Both works can be found on the ‘Easy Skanking‘ album.  His album King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown (1976) is often regarded as one of the most important examples of dub.

Selections heard in this mix include quintessential tracks from classic albums ‘Ital Dub,’ ‘East of the River Nile,’ ‘Java Java Dub,’ and ‘Valley Of Jehosaphat,’ among others.

Also listen out for Wayne Wonder in dubplate style singing over the Java riddim for Highlanda Sound, and the voice of SuperPEC on his exclusive “Mommy Dearest,” for which he chose the “East of River Nile” instrumental in tribute to Pablo.

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  7. kahlil wonda says:

    Thanks as always LA REINA MORENA

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  8. Reblogged this on The Moments of a Blackqueen and commented:
    Horace Swaby, better known as Augustus Pablo, is featured on the latest installment of the Reggae Lover’s podcast brought to you by Highlanda Sound. Augustus Pablo is best known for popularizing the melodica. The dub music staple ‘King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown’ is a signature version in reggae history. Augustus also worked very closely with the legendary voice Hugh Mundell. If you like foundation tunes, follow @Highlanda on twitter and tune into the weekly podcast on mixcloud: http://www.mixcloud.com/tag/lovers-rock-reggae/

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  9. Horace Swaby, better known as Augustus Pablo, is featured on the latest installment of the Reggae Lover’s podcast brought to you by Highlanda Sound. Augustus Pablo is best known for popularizing the melodica. The dub music staple ‘King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown’ is a signature version in reggae history. Augustus also worked very closely with the legendary voice Hugh Mundell. If you like foundation tunes, follow @Highlanda on twitter and tune into the weekly podcast on mixcloud: http://www.mixcloud.com/highlanda/

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