Basil Gabbidon

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Basil Gabbidon
Born29 October 1955
OriginBuff Bay, Jamaica
Years active1975–present
LabelsRunCum Music
Associated actsSteel 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.