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Sly & Robbie - Dubs For Tubs: A Tribute To King Tubby
A1Dub Fit For A King
A2Dub For The 90s
A3Dub For Joy
A4Dub For Happiness
A5Dub For Pleasure
B1Dub For Roots People
B2Dub For All Seasons
B3Dub For The Young & Old
B4Dub To Make You Move & Groove
B5Dub For Everybody's Party
B6Dub Immortal Memory

Sly & Robbie
Dubs For Tubs: A Tribute To King Tubby

Radiation Roots | Item No: 626931
Vinyl LP | 1990 / EU – Reissue | New
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Lowell Dunbar and Robert Shakespeare are the renowned Jamaican rhythm section that has worked with a range of international stars, including Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Joan Armatrading, Garland Jeffries and countless others. They first came to know each other in the early 1970s, when both were based in rival bands playing in clubs on Kingston’s Red Hills Road and started working together at Channel One studio in the mid-1970s, when Sly was musical arranger for the Revolutionaries house band and Robbie the main bassist for Bunny Lee’s Aggrovators. After a stint of international touring in Peter Tosh’s Word, Sound and Power band, which exposed them to the tastes and markets of overseas audiences, the pair joined forces more concertedly with their Taxi label, producing hits with Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Sugar Minott and the Wailing Souls. At the same time, as the driving force behind the Compass Point All Stars, they brought Grace Jones to prominence worldwide and made Gwen Guthrie a star through reggaefied disco, and then brought Black Uhuru into the top spot in the wake of Bob Marley’s passing. Then, when Jamaican music went digital with the “Sleng Teng” craze of the mid-1980s, Sly and Robbie made the shift in that direction too, becoming among the most prominent producers as the 80s gave way to the 90s. Dubs For Tubs: A Tribute To King Tubby is a digital dub salute to the King issued shortly after his terrible murder; it is mostly comprised of synthesizer re-cuts of classic Jamaican rhythms, with “Dub For Joy” being a tough re-working of the Heptones’ “Love Me Girl” and “Dub To Make You Move And Groove” a take on their “Party Time”; Dennis Brown’s “Here I Come” is here mutated to “Dub For Roots People” and his “Here I Come” anthem shifted into the spongy “Dub For All Seasons.” An intriguing offshoot of “Sleng Teng” is among the other highlights.
Item Details
Item No:626931
Artist:Sly & Robbie
Titel:Dubs For Tubs: A Tribute To King Tubby
Label:Radiation Roots
Format:Vinyl LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:EU – Reissue
Release Date:1990
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Available since:16.01.2019
Price:13,99 €
Weight:250g (plus 250g Packaging)
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