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Dennis Bovell

Dennis Bovell
Born: May 22, 1953 in St. Peter, Barbados
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Genre: World
Biography: Born in Barbados in 1953, reggae guitarist Dennis Bovell (sometimes known simply as Blackbeard) was one of the key figures on the London reggae scene of the late '70s and early '80s, not only as a solo artist but also as a producer. The band Bovell co-founded in the mid-'70s, Matumbi, was one of England's ...Read full biography
Strictly Dub Wise
Released: 1978
Label: Spalax Music
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Strictly Dub Wise is the long-playing debut album from producer Dennis "Blackbeard" Bovell. Released in 1978 and recorded at London's Gooseberry Studio, it features the legendary producer -- who worked ...Read full review
Mek It Run
Released: 2012
Label: Pressure Sounds
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Following recent neck surgery, British reggae veteran Dennis Bovell received strict orders to give his bass playing a rest. This could not have been an easy thing to hear seeing as how he handled the low ...Read full review
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