Leroy Sibbles Says, “I Have Created Most Of The Greatest Bass Lines In Reggae History”

Leroy Sibbles is one of Jamaica’s greatest contributors to reggae culture. Sibbles is mostly known as a member of the rockesteady group The Heptones.

Most are unaware of Sibbles role as a bass player, musical arranger, song writer , and talent scout while working at Studio One.

Sibbles says, “I was never a bass man. I was a man who played some great bass lines. A bass man is a man who play bass only. I is a man who just grab the bass and play lots of hit song.”

Sibbles is responsible for the bass lines on some of reggae’s greatest songs: The Cables “Baby Why”, Cornell Campbell “Queen of the Minstrel”, John Holt’s “Love I Can Feel”, Burning Spears “Ceeation Rebel” and “Door Peep”, Dennie Brown’s “No Man Is An Island”, and The Abyssians “Satta Massa Gana” “Declaration Of Rights”

Sibbles basslines have also been used on mega-hits for artist like Jazmine Sullivan, Beres Hammond, Inner Circle, Tony Rebel, Sizzla, Tony Tuff, Capleton, Luciano, and many more…