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Bide Up


Session date, 1972

  • Bunny Wailer, lead vocal
  • Joe Higgs, harmony vocals
  • Peter Tosh, harmony vocals
  • Carlton "Carly" Barrett, drums
  • Robbie Shakespeare, bass
  • Peter Tosh, guitar
  • Tyrone Downie, keyboards
  • Bunny Wailer, jaw harp
  • Peter Tosh, harmonica
  • Uziah "Sticky" Thompson, Percussion

Recorded at Randy's Studio 17 in Kingston, 4 track
Engineer, Errol Thompson
Producer, Bunny Wailer

Matrix: FNL 7652-A
First release: Solomonic

The "Blackheart Man" version has overdubs added in 1975. At that time,
Robbie Shakespeare's bass part was removed and replaced with a bass part
played by Karl Pitterson (Pitterson was primarily known as an engineer).
The bass in the original recording is slightly overmodulated (distorted),
so Shakespeare's part may have been replaced for technical rather than
musical reasons.

You can hear or buy this song on:
Blackheart Man (cd)
Blackheart Man (lp)
Solomonic Singles 1 - Tread Along 1969-1976 (cd)
Solomonic Singles 1 - Tread Along 1969-1976 (lp)

The song sounds best on:
Solomonic Singles 1 - Tread Along 1969-1976 (cd)

Learn more about the album on Discogs
Blackheart Man
Solomonic Singles 1 - Tread Along 1969-1976

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