Hugh Mundell is a pivotal figure in the development of reggae and the Rockers lifestyle and sound. A protoge of Augustus Pablo, he wrote and performed one of the most groundbreaking albums in reggae at the tender age of thirteen, 1978’s Africa Must Be Free By 1983.
Everything you need to know about Hugh Mundell is contained in my feature story Great Tribulation: The Life and Times of Hugh Mundell. Please give it a read.
Until then, enjoy these Pablo compositions…
As always I give you guys something special from my collection. Here is a feature on Hugh Mundell penned by Roz Reines which appeared in Melody Maker on November 15, 1980. Roz was lucky enough to catch up with Hugh when he was visiting London for a show.