Robert "Robbie" Shakespeare
Robert ROBBIE Shakespeare, who toured regularly with Peter Tosh, is the best know bass-player in the reggae world. His distinctive bass sound is heard on almost every cut on the island and in ROCKERS. Robbie is best known for his collaboration with drummer Sly Dunbar. Sly & Robbie have provided the rhythm section for records by James Brown, Bob Dylan, Carly Simon and many others. He appears in the film as a mechanic who helps prepare transportation for the final raid.