King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown (song)

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"King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown"
Dutch single cover
Single by Augustus Pablo
from the album King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown
B-side "Baby I Love You So"
Released 1976
Format 7", 12"
Genre Dub, reggae
Length 2:58
Label Island
Writer(s) Augustus Pablo
Producer(s) Augustus Pablo
Augustus Pablo singles chronology
"Forever Love"
(1975)
"King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown"
(1976)
"Memories of the Ghetto"
(1976)
King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown audio sample

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"King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown" is a dub instrumental track by reggae musician Augustus Pablo from the 1976 album of the same name. It is a dub version of the Jacob Miller song "Baby I Love You So", also produced by Pablo.

Allmusic claims that the song is "widely regarded as the finest example of dub ever recorded"[1] and it was listed as the third best song ever recorded by Mojo.

The track is featured on the reggae radio station K-Jah West in the soundtrack of the popular video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, released in October 2004.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "King Tubby's Meets Rockers Uptown - Augustus Pablo". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-05-31.