East of the River Nile

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East of the River Nile
Studio album by Augustus Pablo
Released 1977
Recorded Harry J's, Channel One, King Tubby's and Black Ark, 1977
Genre Dub
Length 41:09
Label Message, Shanachie
Producer Augustus Pablo
Augustus Pablo chronology
King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown
(1976)
East of the River Nile
(1977)
Original Rockers
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A[2]

East of the River Nile is a 1977 reggae album (see 1977 in music) by Jamaican musician Augustus Pablo. A purely instrumental album, East of the River Nile showcases Pablo's skill on the melodica, and various other keyboards. Also featured are studio musicians famous as members of The Wailers, Bob Marley's backing band.

A reissue of East of the River Nile, with six bonus tracks, charted on Billboard's Reggae Albums chart in 2002 (see 2002 in music), peaking at #13.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks mixed by King Tubby, except "Upful Living" mixed by Lee Perry

Side one
  1. "Chant to King Selassie I" (with Ja-Malla Band)
  2. "Natural Way" (with Ja-Malla Band)
  3. "Nature Dub"
  4. "Upfull Living" (with The Upsetters)
  5. "Unfinished Melody" (with The Upsetters)
  6. "Jah Light"
Side two
  1. "Memories of the Ghetto" (with The Upsetters)
  2. "Africa (1983)"
  3. "East of the River Nile"
  4. "Sounds from Levi"
  5. "Chapter 2"
  6. "Addis Ababa"
2002 CD reissue extra tracks
  1. "East Africa"
  2. "East of the River Nile" (Original)
  3. "Memories of the Ghetto Dub"
  4. "Jah Light Version"
  5. "Islington Rock"
  6. "Meditation Dub"

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (30 December 2003). "Consumer Guide: Who Needs Boxes?". The Village Voice (New York). Retrieved 23 December 2013. 

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