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Original Rockers is a reggae album by Augustus Pablo and is a compilation of singles, all recorded between 1972 and 1975. It was originally released in 1979 on Greensleeves Records and was compiled by journalist and photographer Dave Hendley[1].

Original Rockers
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Compilation album by
Released1979
Recorded1972–1975 at Channel One and Dynamic Sounds, Kingston, Jamaica
GenreReggae
LabelGreensleeves
ProducerAugustus Pablo
Augustus Pablo chronology
East of the River Nile
(1977)
Original Rockers
(1979)
Rockers Meets King Tubby in a Firehouse
(1980)
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It features Robbie Shakespeare and Aston Barrett on bass guitar, Earl "Chinna" Smith on guitar and guest vocals from Dillinger on the track 'Brace a Boy'.

It was recorded at Channel One Studios and Dynamic Sounds in Kingston, Jamaica and mixed by legendary dub producer King Tubby.

Contents

Track listingEdit

  1. "Rockers Dub"
  2. "Up Warrika Hill"
  3. "Cassava Piece"
  4. "Tubbys Dub Song"
  5. "Jah Dread"
  6. "Brace a Boy"
  7. "Thunder Clap"
  8. "Park Lane Special"
  9. "New Style"
  10. "AP Special" (Adapted)
Bonus tracks featured on #GREWCD 8 release
  1. "Tubby's Dub Song (Dub Version 2)"
  2. "Brace a Boy (Dub Version 2)"

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