The recording studio was the location wherever bassist extraordinaire, Robbie Shakespeare, lived. For that reason it is only fitting that now, the day right before he is laid to relaxation, his human body took a last tour of the location he felt at house — the studios.
4 studios in Kingston opened their doorways to shell out homage to a man who has played on countless numbers of tracks all through his lifetime, quite a few of them award-successful is effective. The grand studio tour started on Pink Hills Street, a area of lots of treasured reminiscences for the acclaimed Riddim Twins Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare. Not only is their last album titled Crimson Hills Road, but it is also the location the place they first fulfilled. It was the hotbed of music through the ’60s and ’70s, a strip with quite a few clubs dotted along and which featured stay bands. It was Evil People and Tit For Tat on Crimson Hills Highway where Sly and Robbie satisfied and made a decision to kind their now famous act.
Their A single Pop Recording Studio is found on Crimson Hills Street, and it is there that Robbie Shakespeare’s body built its very first halt.
The motorcade then travelled to Westminster Street, wherever it manufactured the second studio stop at Harmony Property, the studio owned by legendary singer, Beres Hammond. The entourage then built its way to the Roy Francis-owned Mixing Lab Recording Studio on Dumbarton Avenue.
From Mixing Lab, it was on to Anchor Recording on 7 Windsor Ave, owned by famous producer, Gussie Clarke.
The upcoming cease was the Nationwide Indoor Athletics Centre in Kingston for a public viewing, which got its start at midday and finishes at 3 p.m.
Condolence guides have been opened at the centre.
Members of the community attending the viewing should notice the COVID-19 protocols, which includes mask-sporting, hand sanitising and physical distancing.