King Tubby

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Birthday
28, 1941
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Death Date
Feb 6, 1989 (48)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
28, 1941
Birthplace
Kingston, Jamaica
Death Date
Feb 6, 1989 (48)

About

Jamaican sound engineer who was a big influence on the development of the dub style of music in the 1960s and 1970s.

Before Fame

He worked as a radio and television repairman at his own electrical repair shop in Kingston, Jamaica.

Trivia

He also worked as a disc cutter for producer Duke Reid in 1968.

Family Life

His family came from Kingston, Jamaica where he also grew up and worked.

Associated With

Carlton Barrett played drums on the original track of the song King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown, which he dubbed in 1974.

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