Basil Gabbidon

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Basil Gabbidon
Born 29 October 1955
Origin Buff Bay, Jamaica
Genres Reggae
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1975–present
Labels RunCum Music
Associated acts Steel Pulse

Basil Glendon Gabbidon (born 29 October 1955, Buff Bay, Jamaica) is a British Jamaican guitarist / vocalist and a founding member of the reggae band Steel Pulse.[1]

Gabbidon lives in Birmingham, England, and recorded the album Reggae Rockz[2] with Paul Beckford (bass guitar), Colin Gabbidon (drums), Faisal x (keyboards), Sonia Clarke (vocals), Anne Marie Chambers (vocals), Candi Gabbidon (vocals) and other session musicians. The band has played at the Glade Festival, Irie Vibes Festival, Flyover Show[3] as well as having a residency at The Public in West Bromwich.


  1. ^ Barrow, Steve; Peter Dalton; Jonathan Buckley (1997). Reggae: the rough guide. Rough Guides. p. 333. ISBN 978-1-85828-247-3. 
  2. ^ "Get ready to rock". Birmingham Evening Mail. 11 August 2004. Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Crossover sounds under the flyover". Coventry Telegraph. 30 May 2008. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2010.