Joe Gibbs

Joe Gibbs

Real Name:
Joel Arthur Gibson
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b. 1943 in Montego Bay, Jamaica
d. 21 February 2008 in Miami, Florida

Joe Gibbs grew up in the resort town of Montego Bay in the fifties and in the early sixties he moved to Kingston where in 1966 he opened his first shop on Beeston street. Initially he sold and repaired radio and television sets but he soon started to sell records as well because it helped to draw people into the shop. His electronics background gave him the confidence to move into music production and he built his first recording studio in 1968 in the Duhaney Park area: "a simple but effective two track studio modelled on the studio at Federal Records". See Joe Gibbs Studio

Influential and prolific reggae producer, Joe Gibbs employed Lee Perry and then Winston 'Niney' Holness as engineers before forming Mighty Two, a long-term collaboration with engineer Errol Thompson. The backing for many releases was provided by his studio band The Professionals (9), whose members included Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare and Earl "Chinna" Smith.
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Joe Gibbs Discography

Albums

JGM 0014 Joe Gibbs Africa Dub Almighty Chapter Two(LP) Joe Gibbs Music JGM 0014 1977 Sell This Version
Las 3 Joe Gibbs Majestic Dub(LP, Album) Laser Records (2) Las 3 UK 1978 Sell This Version
JGML 6005 Joe Gibbs African Dub All-Mighty(LP) Joe Gibbs Record Globe JGML 6005 Jamaica 1980 Sell This Version
GREL2026 Joe Gibbs Dub Serial (Album) Greensleeves Records GREL2026 UK 2009 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

AMG 855 Joe Gibbs And The Destroyers Joe Gibbs And The Destroyers - Nevada Joe (Single) Amalgamated Records AMG 855 UK 1969 Sell This Version
none Ken Parker With Joe Gibbs & The Destroyers Ken Parker With Joe Gibbs & The Destroyers - Only Yesterday / The Joe Gibbs Mood (Instrumental) Jogib Records none Jamaica 1969 Sell This Version
none Joe Gibbs And The Destroyers Joe Gibbs And The Destroyers - Danger Zone / Niney's Special(7", W/Lbl) Pressure Beat none Jamaica 1969 Sell This Version
AMG 868 Joe Gibbs Gift Of God / The Raper(7", Single) Amalgamated Records AMG 868 UK 1970 Sell This Version
AMG 867 Joe Gibbs Movements / Caesar Amalgamated Records AMG 867 UK 1970 Sell This Version
AMG 858 Joe Gibbs & The Destroyers Joe Gibbs & The Destroyers - Franco Nero(7") Amalgamated Records AMG 858 UK 1970 Sell This Version
AMG 866 Joe Gibbs & The Destroyers*, The Slickers Joe Gibbs & The Destroyers*, The Slickers - Money Raper / Man Beware(7", Single) Amalgamated Records AMG 866 UK 1970 Sell This Version
PR-5503 The Reggae Boys / Joe Gibbs And The Destroyers The Reggae Boys / Joe Gibbs And The Destroyers - Walk By Day Fly By Night / Unknown Tongue(7") Pressure Beat PR-5503 UK 1970 Sell This Version
AMG 865 Joe Gibbs Hijacked(7") Amalgamated Records AMG 865 UK 1970 Sell This Version
PR 5504 Joe Gibbs And The Destroyers Joe Gibbs And The Destroyers - News Flash Version I / News Flash Version II(7") Pressure Beat PR 5504 UK 1970 Sell This Version
AMG 860 Joe Gibbs Turn Back The Hands Of Time(7") Amalgamated Records AMG 860 UK 1970 Sell This Version
PH 91 3rd And 4th Generation* / Jogibs* And The Soulmates 3rd And 4th Generation* / Jogibs* And The Soulmates - Rudie's Medley / Rude Boy Version (Single) Jogib Records PH 91 UK 1972 Sell This Version
none Winston Scotland / Joe Gibbs Winston Scotland / Joe Gibbs - Screw Face Set Your Pease / Freedom Train(7") Pressure Beat none Jamaica 1972 Sell This Version
PB-5510 Bunny Flip / Joe Gibbs And The Now Generation Bunny Flip / Joe Gibbs And The Now Generation - Shanky Dog / Boney Dog(7") Pressure Beat PB-5510 UK 1972 Sell This Version
PB-5515 Little Johnny Jones (2) / Joe Gibbs And The Professionals (9) Little Johnny Jones (2) / Joe Gibbs And The Professionals (9) - More Dub Joe Gibbs PB-5515 UK 1973 Sell This Version
none Joe Gibbs & The Soul Syndicate Joe Gibbs & The Soul Syndicate - Midnight Skank / East Africa(7") Joe Gibbs Record Globe none Jamaica 1973 Sell This Version
none Ruddy Thomas & Trinity (4) / Joe Gibbs Ruddy Thomas & Trinity (4) / Joe Gibbs - Feeling Soul(12") Errol T Records none Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
JGMD-80106 Joe Gibbs, Dennis Brown Joe Gibbs, Dennis Brown - Let Me Love You(12") Joe Gibbs Music JGMD-80106 US 1980 Sell This Version
NUX 166 Risco Connection / Joe Gibbs Risco Connection / Joe Gibbs - Ain't No Stopping Us Now / Chapter Three Nuphonic NUX 166 UK 2001 Sell This Version
none Joe Gibbs & The Guerrillas (2) Joe Gibbs & The Guerrillas (2) - Tribute To Donald Quarrie Joe Gibbs Record Globe none Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
none Johnnie Lover*, Joe Gibbs Johnnie Lover*, Joe Gibbs - New Kent Road(7", Single) Pressure Beat none US Unknown Sell This Version