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AUGUSTUS PABLO

Live At The Greek Theater, Berkeley, 1984 (RSD18)

radiation roots



record store day exclusive 2018 - yellow LP

Released: 21st Apr 2018

out of stock


Horace Swaby, known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist.

In addition to popularizing 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 in a 500 piece limited edition on yellow vinyl. 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

Live At The Greek Theater, Berkeley, 1984 (RSD18)