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This record does Pablo fans a great service. The tracks collected here have been scattered across any number of subpar comps of the man's work. Here, they are lovingly gathered and put in an order that finally makes sense. Most of these tracks were recorded during Pablo's stay at King Tubby's studio, words that to reggae ears have the same ring as the words Elvis at Sun Studio to rock fans. And the music doesn't disappoint. The rhythms are familiar to fans of the man, but the instrumentation is not. There's a heavy does of xylophone here, and the precise diction of that instrument puts a whole 'nother spin on things. For fans of the man, this is invaluable. For those looking for a place to start, better to find Meets ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
This record does Pablo fans a great service. The tracks collected here have been scattered across any number of subpar comps of the man's work. Here, they are lovingly gathered and put in an order that finally makes sense. Most of these tracks were recorded during Pablo's stay at King Tubby's studio, words that to reggae ears have the same ring as the words Elvis at Sun Studio to rock fans. And the music doesn't disappoint. The rhythms are familiar to fans of the man, but the instrumentation is not. There's a heavy does of xylophone here, and the precise diction of that instrument puts a whole 'nother spin on things. For fans of the man, this is invaluable. For those looking for a place to start, better to find Meets Rockers Uptown and In a Firehouse
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/2000
  • Label: Pressure Sounds
  • UPC: 667209302825
  • Catalog Number: 29
  • Sales rank: 220,951

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Black Gunn (3:03)
  2. 2 Brown Jim (3:15)
  3. 3 New Style (2:35)
  4. 4 555 Crown Street (2:35)
  5. 5 1 Ruthland Close - Rockers All Stars (2:31)
  6. 6 Tribalist (2:56)
  7. 7 Cassava Piece (2:57)
  8. 8 132 Version - The Pablo All-Stars (3:02)
  9. 9 El Rockers (2:53)
  10. 10 Rockers Rock (2:49)
  11. 11 Say So Version - The Pablo All-Stars (2:54)
  12. 12 Skanking Easy (2:39)
  13. 13 Havendale Rock (2:38)
  14. 14 Frozen Dub (2:42)
  15. 15 Hot Dub (2:40)
  16. 16 Silent Satta (3:55)
  17. 17 Pablo Satta (3:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Augustus Pablo Primary Artist, Organ, Piano, Xylophone, Clavinet, Melodica
Leroy Sibbles Bass
Lloyd "Tinleg" Adams Drums
Aston Barrett Bass
Carlton "Carly" Barrett Drums
Carlton "Santa" Davis Drums
Bobby Ellis Trumpet
Dirty Harry Hall Saxophone
Herman Marquis Saxophone
Robbie Shakespeare Bass
Earl "Chinna" Smith Guitar
Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace Drums
Technical Credits
David Blackman Mastering
Augustus Pablo Composer, Producer
H. Swaby Composer
Jeb Loy Nichols Artwork
Gordon Robertson Artwork
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