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Musician, Producer, Sound Engineer - Born, 1954 / Died, 1999 - Real name: Horace Swaby

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Augustus Pablo Biography

Augustus Pablo aka Horace Swaby is a reference artist of dub & roots reggae. The master of melodica was born in 1954 in St. Andrew, Jamaica and died in may 1999 of cancer.

He was a great musicain, player of melodica, but also a producer. With his own label Rockers International, he worked with Hugh Mundell, Yami Bolo and Junior Delgado to name a few. He used to work with many producers as Lee Perry, Bunny Lee, Clement Dodd for Studio One to name a few. His productions and his music have struck and influenced a lot the whole reggae music since 1970. His control of melodica has raised this instrument to a high level and influenced several artists, specially the uk scene. Don’t miss the albums This Is Augustus Pablo, East of The River Nile and Africa must be free by 1983 Dub.

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