Rockers Meets King Tubby in a Firehouse

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Rockers Meets King Tubbys in a Firehouse
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Studio album by Augustus Pablo
Released 1980
Recorded King Tubby's, 1980
Genre Dub
Label Yard 43100, Walboomer's Music
Producer King Tubby, Augustus Pablo
Augustus Pablo chronology
Original Rockers
(1979)Original Rockers1979
Rockers Meets King Tubbys in a Firehouse
Earth's Rightful Ruler
(1983)Earth's Rightful Ruler1983
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Rockers Meets King Tubbys in a Firehouse, is a dub studio album by Augustus Pablo and King Tubby, released in 1980. It features Mickey "Boo" Richards, Leroy Wallace and Albert Malawi on drums, Robbie Shakespeare on bass guitar, and Earl "Chinna" Smith on guitar. The backing band is credited as the Rocking All Stars. Pablo produced the album and played piano, organ and melodica. The album was recorded at King Tubby's Studio. "Fire House" is a reference to the Waterhouse section of Kingston, where King Tubby's studio was located. Prince Jammy also made contributions to this album but goes uncredited.

The album has been released on several different labels, often with slightly different track lists.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Rockers Meet King Tubbys in a Firehouse" – 4:02
  2. "Short Man Dub" – 3:17
  3. "Zion Is a Home" – 4:35
  4. "Dub in a Matthews Lane Arena" – 3:32
Side two
  1. "Jah Says Dub" – 3:53
  2. "Son of Jah Dub" – 3:38
  3. "Simeon Tradition" – 3:20
  4. "Selassie I Dub" – 3:49
  5. "Jah Moulty Ital Sip" – 2:48
2003 CD reissue bonus tracks
  1. "Son of Man Dub" – 4:02
  2. "Rasta to the Hills" – 4:04
  3. "Twin Seal Dub" – 2:35
  4. "House of Dub Version" – 4:23


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