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Birth name  Paul Anthony Dixon
Name  Pablove Black
Role  Musician
Years active  1960s–present
Genres  Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae

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Also known as  Pablove Black, Pablo Black
Born  24 October 1950 (age 65) (1950-10-24)
Occupation(s)  Record producer, musician
Albums  Mr. Music Originally, Charcoal Charlie
Similar People  Sugar Minott, King Jammy, Peter Tosh

Instruments  Keyboard, steel drums

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Pablove Black (born Paul Anthony Dixon, 24 October 1950) is a Jamaican reggae musician (keyboards and steel drums), arranger, composer, bandleader, vocalist and producer.



Pablove started playing piano and steel drums in the mid-1960s and, within six months, made his first television appearance with Pan Master, Kelvin Hart and the all Trinidadian Federal All Star Steel Band. By 1968 he was a member of the UWI Carnival Champions, The Wanderers.

In 1971, Pablove, already exposed to the roots music of the Skatalites, joined the Studio One Crew, (Jamaica's Motown) and, under the watchful eyes of legendary producer Clement "Sir Coxsone" Dodd and jazz greats Jackie Mittoo (keyboards), Ernest Ranglin (guitar), and Roland Alphonso (saxophone), made invaluable contributions playing keyboards, arranging music and doing background vocals with legendary bassman *Earl "Bagga" Walker and the soul defenders for artists like Dennis Brown, Burning Spear, Marcia Griffiths, Freddie McGregor, and Johnny Osbourne. Pablove also worked at the Black Ark Studios of Lee Perry where he collaborated on products for Little Roy (Tribal War), and Junior Byles (Curly Locks), along with Junior Dan (bass) and Benbow (drums).

Since then he has travelled the world with the likes of Jimmy Cliff, Sugar Minnott and many more. Pablove Black is a name well known in the reggae circuit and he can still be heard on the tracks of current reggae stars such as Ras Mikey (ISOULJAHS), Etosi Brooks, Tashiba, Nanko, Kashief Lindo, and 3HOT3HANDLE.


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  • Mr. Music Originally (1979)
  • Charcoal Charlie (1986)
  • References

    Pablove Black Wikipedia

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