• augustus pablo Live At the Greek Theater, Berkeley, 1984 (yellow vinyl LP, £17.50)

    RSD 2018 release. Horace Swaby, known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist. In addition to popularising the use of melodica in reggae music he also wrote and produced some of the most well known and appreciated dub and instrumental reggae records of the 1970s and 80s. This fiery set featuring Augustus Pablo with his High Times Band was recorded live at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, California on October 5, 1984 to an appreciative audience of hippies and heads. Radiation Roots presents this beautifully packaged and mastered live roots reggae / dub classic. Track list: SIDE A: 1. WATER PUMPING 2. FROZEN SOUL 3. SWING EASY 4. CASSAVA PIECE 5. LOVERS ROCK 6. SATTA MASSAGANA 7. REAL ROCK / SIDE B: 1. EAST OF RIVER NILE 2. AFRICA MUST BE FREE 3. EARTH'S RIGHTFUL RULER 4. KING ALPHA & QUEEN OMEGA/DRUM SONG


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