Pablo Moses

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Pablo Moses
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Performing at Reggae on the River in 2010
Background information
Birth name Pablo Henry
Origin Manchester, Jamaica
Genres Reggae
Instruments Vocals

Pablo Moses (born Pablo Henry, c.1948, Manchester,[1] Jamaica)[2] is a roots reggae vocalist.

Moses got his start in music performing with informal school bands. He and Don Prendes formed a group and entered talent shows, performing under the name, "The Canaries".[1] Moses released a number of records over several decades, but he is best known for his debut, 1975's Revolutionary Dream, produced by Geoffrey Chung, which included "I Man A Grasshopper", engineered at The Black Ark by Lee "Scratch" Perry. His 1980 follow up, A Song, was well received by his fans and music critics. Also, the single "Ready, Aim, Fire" off "In The Future" album.

Album discography[edit]

  • Revolutionary Dream (1976, Jigsaw) (also released in 1978 as I Love I Bring)
  • A Song (1980, Island)
  • Pave The Way (1981, Island/Mango)
  • In The Future (1983, Alligator/Mercury)
  • Tension (1985, Alligator/Mercury)
  • Live to Love (1988, Rohit)
  • We Refuse (1990, Profile)
  • Charlie (1990, Profile)
  • Confession of a Rastaman (1993, Musidisc)
  • Mission (1995, RAS)
  • Reggae Live Sessions (1998, CRS)
  • The Rebirth (2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Brennan, Sandra "Artist Biography by Sandra Brennan", Allmusic, Retrieved 30 July 2014
  2. ^ Larkin, Colin: "The Virgin Encyclopedia of Reggae", 1998, Virgin Books, ISBN 0-7535-0242-9

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