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King Tubby

David Rodigan looks back on the life of 'dub originator' King Tubby and at the influence dub has had on today's music.

David Rodigan looks back at the life of the 'Dub Originator', Osborne Ruddock, AKA King Tubby; and the influence his music has on what we listen to today.

Through talking to his friends and colleagues, we find out how this electrical engineer became the Godfather of Dub. You can also expect to find out about the massive part dub has played in sculpting the dance music scene in the UK.

With contributions from Bunny 'Striker' Lee, King Jammy, The Mad Professor, DJ Hype, Lemon D and Dillinja, Pinch, Stylo G, Damien Marley and more...

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Sun 13 Oct 2013 21:00

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Music Played

  • King Tubby

    The Champion Version

    • Dub Gone Crazy.
    • Blood & Fire.
  • Version 78 Style

    • 2 Heavyweight: Another Blood & Fire Sampler.
    • Blood & Fire.
  • King Tubby

    Psalms Of Dub

    • Rewind Selecta.
  • King Tubby

    Running Over Dub

    • Trojan Dub: Foundation Dub.
    • Trojan Records.
  • The Paragons

    On the Beach

    • An Island Reggae Anthology - 1959 - 1973 The Harder They Come - Ska To Reggae.
    • island records.
  • King Tubby

    Clash Of Steel

    • Rodigan's Dub Classics-Serious Selections Vol. 1.
    • Rewind Selecta.
  • King Tubby

    No No No

    • Rodigan's Dub Classics-Serious Selections Vol. 1.
    • Rewind Selecta.
  • Anti Christ

  • Mad Professor


  • King Tubby

    I Trim The Barber

    • Sound Of The Shebeen (Volume 2).
    • frontline.
  • Larry Marshall

    I Admire You

    • Unearthed Gold Of Rock Steady Vol 2.
    • Ossie Music.
  • Watergate Rock

    • Black & White In Dub.
    • Hot Pot.
  • It's Raining

    • Black & White Reggae Vol.1.
    • Black & White.
  • King At The Controls

    • Black & White In Dub.
    • hot pot.
  • Watchman Dub

    • Black & White In Dub.
    • hot pot.
  • King Tubby

    Tubby's Dub Festival

    • Real Authentic Reggae Vol. 2.
    • bbe.
  • Love & Unity Dub

  • King Tubby

    Jah Love Rockers Dub

    • Dub Gone Crazy.
    • blood & Fire.
  • Augustus Pablo

    Keep On Dubbing

    • King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown.
    • Clocktower Records.
  • King Tubby

    Tempo Dub

  • Sound Dimension

    Drum Song

    • Mojo Rocksteady Beat.
    • Soul Jazz Records.
  • Mad Professor

    Kunte Kinte

    • A Ruff Guide To Ariwa.
    • Ariwa.
  • Massive Attack

    Bumper Ball Dub

    • No Protection.
    • Wild Bunch.
  • Peech Boys

    Don't Make Me Wait (Dub mix)

    • West End Records.
  • Dillinja

    Deadly Deep Subs

    • Deadly Vinyl.
  • DJ Hype

    Peace, Love & Unity (Original Mix)

    • True Playaz ?.
  • ST Files & Calibre

    Red Light

    • Signature.
  • Pinch


    • Planet Mu.
  • Mala


    • Deep Medi Releases Volume 1.
    • Deep Medi Musik.
  • King Tubby's In Fine Stile

    • In Fine Style.
    • Trojan Records.
  • Augustus Pablo

    Tubby's Dub Song Version 2


  • Sun 13 Oct 2013 21:00

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