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One of the pivotal talents in Jamaican music, Ranglin began as a guitarist with many of the island's post war jazz bands; he came to world attention in the '60s as a pioneer of the ska shuffle that launched Jamaican popular music. Below the Bassline includes Ranglin's takes on the Congo's "Congo Man," August Pablo's "King Tubby Meets the Rockers," Toots & the Maytals classic "54-46 (Was My Number)" and more. Collaborators include Ira Coleman (bass), Idris Muhammad (drums) and others and a guest appearance by Jamaican saxophonist Roland Alphonso.
One of the pivotal talents in Jamaican music, Ranglin began as a guitarist with many of the island's post war jazz bands; he came to world attention in the '60s as a pioneer of the ska shuffle that launched Jamaican popular music. Below the Bassline includes Ranglin's takes on the Congo's "Congo Man," August Pablo's "King Tubby Meets the Rockers," Toots & the Maytals classic "54-46 (Was My Number)" and more. Collaborators include Ira Coleman (bass), Idris Muhammad (drums) and others and a guest appearance by Jamaican saxophonist Roland Alphonso.
731452429926
Ernest Ranglin - Below The Bassline [Import]

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Format: CD
Label: ISLAND
Catalog: IJCD0004002
Rel. Date: 06/11/1996
UPC: 731452429926

Below The Bassline [Import]
Artist: Ernest Ranglin
Format: CD
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One of the pivotal talents in Jamaican music, Ranglin began as a guitarist with many of the island's post war jazz bands; he came to world attention in the '60s as a pioneer of the ska shuffle that launched Jamaican popular music. Below the Bassline includes Ranglin's takes on the Congo's "Congo Man," August Pablo's "King Tubby Meets the Rockers," Toots & the Maytals classic "54-46 (Was My Number)" and more. Collaborators include Ira Coleman (bass), Idris Muhammad (drums) and others and a guest appearance by Jamaican saxophonist Roland Alphonso.
        
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