East Of The River Nile is a 1977 reggae album recorded by renowned musician (melodica), label owner (Hot Stuff, Message and Rockers) and producer (Fred Locks "Black Star Liner") Horace Swaby, aka Augustus Pablo. The title track was one of Pablo's first hits recorded for iconic dub producer Herman Chin Loy. A purely instrumental album, East of the River Nile showcases Pablo's skill on the melodica, and various other keyboards. Also featured are studio musicians famous as members of The Wailers, Bob Marley's backing band as well as mixing from King Tubby and Lee Scratch Perry. A reissue CD of East of the River Nile, with six bonus tracks, charted on Billboard's Reggae Albums chart in 2002 peaking at #13. All tracks mixed by King Tubby, except "Upful Living" mixed by Lee Perry.
Augustus Pablo died as a result of a collapsed lung on May 18, 1999.
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- 1977 LP Side one
- "Chant to King Selassie I" (with Ja-Malla Band)
- "Natural Way" (with Ja-Malla Band)
- "Nature Dub"
- "Upfull Living" (with The Upsetters)
- "Unfinished Melody" (with The Upsetters)
- "Jah Light"
- 1977 LP Side two
- "Memories of the Ghetto" (with The Upsetters)
- "Africa (1983)"
- "East of the River Nile"
- "Sounds from Levi"
- "Chapter 2"
- "Addis Ababa"
- 2002 CD reissue extra tracks
- "East Africa"
- "East of the River Nile" (Original)
- "Memories of the Ghetto Dub"
- "Jah Light Version"
- "Islington Rock"
- "Meditation Dub"