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RODOLFO THE RED-NOSED REINDEER

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Guitar & Vocals Rudy Gaba

Bass Rudy Gaba ("I Play Bass")

Drums Rudy Gaba

Keyboards Rudy Gaba

Recorded by Andrew McKee at McKeezy Productions in San Diego, CA 

VIDEOS

WTF IS THIS SONG ABOUT?

Hi! My name is Rodolfo, so I changed Rudolph to Rodolfo because I can relate to his struggle! I love mixing genres and did so here with reggae organs, ska guitar and raw, punk vocals to capture our Southern California vibe.

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Lyrics by Johnny Marks

Music by Rudy Gaba

Rodolfo!

 

Rodolfo the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Had a very shiny nose
And if you ever saw it
You would even say it glows

 

All of the other reindeer
Used to laugh and call him names
They never let Rodolfo
Join in any reindeer games

 

Then one foggy Christmas Eve
Santa came to say
"Rodolfo, with your nose so bright
Won't you guide my sleigh tonight?"

 

Then how the reindeer loved him
As they shouted out with glee
"Rodolfo the Red-Nosed Reindeer
You'll go down in history
"

Official Video

FIRE

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Guitar & Vocals Rudy Gaba

Producer/Bass Andrew McKee

Keyboard Bok.Keyz

Drums Malachai Johnson

Recorded by Andew McKee at Tribal Studios and McKeezy Productions in San Diego, CA 

VIDEOS

Official Video

Performance Video

Lyric Video

WTF IS THIS SONG ABOUT?

It’s about medications being pushed on us that are bad, and those kept away from us that are good for us, all because of money.

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My head goes ayee eh eh

Ey ye eh

Eee ye eh

I said my head goes ayee eh eh

Ey ye eh

Eee ye eh

Tell me reggae fire's

Not gonna go out

I don't know what to believe

How can they lie

How can they deceive

All I want is to believe

And my soul as the price I paid

Doing just what they said

My soul as the price I paid

Green greed ruins lives

Ya

Kine kine save lives

Ya

Which one do we need to believe

Fire all around me

Fire all within me

Fire everywhere that I see

Saving me from my mind

Saving me from your mind

Fire's gonna do that for me

My head goes ayee eh eh

Ey ye eh

Eee ye eh

I said my head goes ayee eh eh

Ey ye eh

Eee ye eh

Fire in the reggae

Has opened up a part of me

For the first time I see my

Higher Power

Through the words of Jah Jah

Living the love of Jah Jah

Fire reggae changes me

And my soul as the price I paid

Doing just what they said

My soul as the price I paid

Green greed ruins lives

Ya

Kine kine save lives

Ya

which one do we need to believe

 

Fire all around me

Fire all within me

Fire everywhere that I see

Saving me from my mind

Saving me from your mind

Fire's gonna do that for me

My head goes ayee eh eh

Ey ye eh

Eee ye eh

I said my head goes ayee eh eh

Ey ye eh

Eee ye eh

And my soul as the price I paid

Doing just what they said

My soul as the price I paid

Green greed ruins lives

Ya

Kine kine save lives

Ya

which one do we need to believe

Fire all around me

Fire all within me

Fire everywhere that I see

Saving me from my mind

Saving me from your mind

Fire's gonna do that for me

My head goes ayee eh eh

Ey ye eh

Eee ye eh

I said my head goes ayee eh eh

Ey ye eh

Eee ye eh

ZOO TRAIN

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Vocals Rudy Gaba 

Guitar Blaine Dillinger of Hirie 

Bass Andy Flores from Hirie 

Drums Matt Benoit from Hirie 

Percussion Curtis Parsons (Conga Kurty) 

Keyboards Paul Wolstencroft of Slightly Stoopid 

Recorded by Andrew McKee at Pepper’s “Kona Town Recording” in Redondo Beach and McKeezy Productions in San Diego, CA 

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Official Video

WTF IS THIS SONG ABOUT?

One day, my kids and I were playing with toy animals, putting each one in a train and pushing it across the camera lens. We put it on YouTube and then went into the studio to make it a real song. It appeals to kids and the video helps kids learn animals, with some cool music behind it. Works on my kids!

🦒🐑🐍

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Lyrics by Rudy Gaba & the Gaba Kids

Music by Rudy Gaba

Hello Miss Conductor

Hello Miss Zoo Keeper

We want to ride your train,

Again and again and again

So we can see the

Animals on the zoo train.

Cruising down the Kylo trail

Animals on the zoo train.

Climb aboard we're about to set sail

Crocodiles

Alligators

Elephants and cheetahs, too

Leopards. Tigers.

Jaguars n Lions

And a big ol' silly Rhino

Animals on the zoo train.

Cruising down the Kylo trail

Animals on the zoo train.

Climb aboard we're about to set sail

Cats n Doggies

Bunnies n Chickens

Sheep, Horses, Goats n 

Piggy, piggies, too

Cows n Deers

Zebras n Camels

Gee raffes Hippos and

Gorillas, too

Thank you Miss Conductor

Thank you Miss Zoo Keeper

We love to ride your train

Again and again and again

So we can see the

Bees flying by

And they go Buzz Buzz

Lizards and they go

Wswswsws

Snakes, Mice, Squirrels, Walrus

We got Turtles, Dinos, Polar Bears, too

Animals on the zoo train.

Cruising down the Kylo trail

Animals on the zoo train.

Climb aboard we're about to set sail

SPECTRUM

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Guitar & Vocals Rudy Gaba

Guitar Blaine Dillinger of Hirie 

Bass Andrew McKee of Hirie 

Drums Andrew McKee of Hirie 

Recorded by Andrew McKee at McKeezy Productions in San Diego, CA 

VIDEOS

Official Video

WTF IS THIS SONG ABOUT?

If ya wanna know what Autism is like, 

this one's for you!

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Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum,
Simple things just seem to get away from me.
People don't understand, they just keep on staring.
Riding thru a Spectrum.


Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum.
Never knowing just what is going to be.
People looking at us like we are crazy.
Riding thru a Spectrum.

Sometimes I hold my head up low,
And I cry.
Unsure if I'll make another sunrise.
Riding thru a Spectrum.

Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum.
Is it my fault or mom's.
Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum.
It goes on and on and on.

Youuuuuuu, don't know.
Youuuuuuu, don't know.

Livin life,
riding thru a Spectrum.
Cure some cancer write a symphony.
Hang 10 blessings, don't you see.
Riding thru a Spectrum.


Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum.
Is it my fault or mom's.
Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum.
It goes on and on and on.

And on and on and on.


Livin life,
Riding thru a Spectrum.
Is it my fault or mom's
Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum.
It goes on and on and on.

Youuuuuuu, don't know.
Youuuuuuu, don't know.
Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum.
Livin life, riding thru a Spectrum.
God, please help me.

100 WEIGHT

TELEPHONE

Guitar & Vocals Rudy Gaba

Bass Rudy Gaba ("I Play Bass")

Drums E.N Young 

Keyboards E.NYoung 

Recorded by E.N Young at Imperial Sound in Imperial Beach, CA 

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Official Video

WTF IS THIS SONG ABOUT?

This tune is about how I never answer my phone because of some odd phobia, and when I really need to talk to someone the most, before I go nuts, my phone magically rings with someone on the other end ready to make me feel better. I think that's Jah working in my life, yet I still don't answer the call because I like to sit in my doo doo as long as possible because it's nice and warm. I'm nuts. 🙂

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The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Is only trying to keep me alive.

The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Too heavy to pick up at times.
Is only trying to keep me alive.
Feels like I'm losing my mind.

The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Is only trying to keep me alive.

The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Too heavy to pick up at times.
Is only trying to keep me alive.
Feels like I'm losing my mind.

I asked Jah Jah for some help today.
And this is what he had to say.

Ah Ring ring ring.
Ah Ringity ring,
Ah ring ring ringity ring.

Too deep in my pity party.
Neva realize it was Jah.
Neva realize it was Jah.

On the end of the other telephone,
Is my answer from Jah.
Wut did he say, wut was the answer.
I n i neva eva know.
Bc that shit's way too heavy,
Yes the 100 weight telephone.
The 100 weight telephone.

The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Is only trying to keep me alive.
The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Too heavy to pick up at times.
Is only trying to keep me alive.
Feels like I'm losing my mind.

Isolation setting in.
Time is running out.
Still that phone phone ring ring rings.
My mind says pick up now.

But the 100 weight telephone from Jah
Too heavy to pick up at times.
That's just them trying to beat me
Using da Hundred one nine 


The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Is only trying to keep me alive.

The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Too heavy to pick up at times.
Is only trying to keep me alive.
Feels like I'm losing my mind.

The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Is only trying to keep me alive.

The Hundred weight telephone from Jah.
Too heavy to pick up at times.
Is only trying to keep me alive.
It is gonna keep me alive.

SHE WAN

MY LOVE

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Guitar & Vocals Rudy Gaba

Guitar Blaine Dillinger

Bass Andy Flores

Producer/Drums Andrew McKee

Recorded by Andrew McKee at McKeezy Productions in San Diego, CA and on a tour bus across America while Andrew was on tour with Sublime with Rome and The Dirty Heads, and his band Hirie 

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Official "Daddy" Video

Official "Skylie" Video

Lyric Video

Making Of Video

WTF IS THIS SONG ABOUT?

I based this tune off an old school roots reggae song by Culture called "She Want Money." I think his lyrics are about his wife spending all their money and his frustration with it.
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I changed it up and made it about my little girl (5 at the time) who always wants to be with her daddy. It's also about how I have a hard time saying no to her because I equally adore her to pieces, which can be frustrating when she's being a rascal.
🤣

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Oooo
What a pretty woman.
Oooo
What a pretty gurl.

 

Everywhere she see I am
She wan my love.
Everywhere she see I am
She get my love.

 

Everywhere she see I am
She wan my love.
Everywhere she see I am
She get my love.

 

She wan cookie for breakfast every day.
Grown da locks,
Threw the brush away.
She wan cookie for lunch time everyday,  
Her boca smeared
 with chocolatey, for,

Everywhere she see I am,
She wan my love.
Everywhere she see I am,

She get my love.

 

Everywhere she see I am
She wan my love.
Everywhere she see I am
She get my love.

 

Monday morning come,
She wake up.
5am she come straight to my side of the bed
She's 2.
Daddy let's go downstairs,
She always say.
Jah Blessed I am
so I always say, ohhh kayyy.

 

Everywhere she see I am
She wan my love.
Everywhere she see I am
She get my love.

 

Everywhere she see I am
She wan my love.
Everywhere she see I am
She get my love.

 

When the day first come, she lift me up.
Higher than I ever thought was real.

Held my baby Skylie
Up to my bare tattooed chest.
Been waiting for her
for a long long time.
So now
My heart can rest.

 

Everywhere she see I am
She wan my love.
Everywhere she see I am
She get my love.

 

Everywhere she see I am
She wan my love.
Everywhere she see I am
She get my love.

 

Her love shines brighter
than the morning sun.
Her Love shines brighter
Every day.

 

All I thought I knew,
I never even knew.

This empress gift,
Gift from Jah Jah,
Skylie girl ... I love you. 

JAH KNOW

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Guitar & Vocals Rudy Gaba

Bass E.N Young 

Drums E.N Young 

Keyboards E.N Young 

Recorded by E.N Young at Imperial Sound in Imperial Beach, CA 

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Official Video

Lyric Video

WTF IS THIS SONG ABOUT?

The song is about relying 

upon a power greater than 

myself, 

(JAH) 

to get thru life. 

 

I don't need to trip 

out on every little 

facking thing like my 

head wants me to. 

 

It's ok to just say fack it, 

God has got this and won't 

let me fall flat on my face.

 

And you can do it too.

All we have to do is spread 

Love n Kindness 

and think of others 

and not be a dickhead. 

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With a hundred weight of calorie,
Comin' from Santa.

People need to focus on what they got today.
People need to focus on where they are today.
Stay in da present it will be alright.
Cuz ain't nobody no me like Jah Jah Jah.

Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah.
Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.
Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah. 

Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.

Mornin' mornin' mornin', I say howsit to Jah.
Nitey nitey nite time, I say howsit to Jah.
Daytime kine never ever have to fall.

 

Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah.
Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.
Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah. 

Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.

Bradda bradda bradda, bradda is da kine.
Sista sista is da is da is da kine.
Ohana hana hana hana is da kine.
But ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.

Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah.
Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.
Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah. 

Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.

 

Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah.
Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.
Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah. 

Ain't nobody know me like Jah Jah Jah.

 

For free no fee
Is the price fo me.
To spread the love,
That Jah Jah always bring.

For free no fee,
Is the price for you.
To spread the love
You feel thru
Gaba Groove

 

With Imperial Sound
And E N Young
Too wuu.

HAPPY FRIDAY!

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Guitar & Vocals Rudy Gaba

Guitar Blaine Dillinger of Hirie 

Bass Phayvian  

Drums Matt Benoit of Hirie 

Keyboards Bok.Keyz (filled in with Rebelution

Recorded by Andrew McKee at Tribal Studios in San Diego, CA 

WTF IS THIS SONG ABOUT?

You know how you are stoked 

on a Friday because you have 

the next 2 days off?

 

I call that the "Friday Vibe," and 

it's a state of mind you can have 24/7, 

not just on Fridays. 

 

Everyday can feel like a Friday 

when I'm grateful, stay in the present, and 

treat people with love and kindness.

 

Life is good and 

I don't need to wait 

until the weekend to enjoy it.

 

That's the theme.

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Lyrics & Music by Rudy Gaba

Friday, Friday! 

Happy Happy Friday! 

It's Friday, Friday, 

Everything is groovin' with me. 

 

Friday, Friday! 

Happy Happy Friday! 

It's Friday, Friday, 

Everything is groovin' with me. 

 

The Friday vibe, 

that little gift from Jah. 

You can use it everyday. 

 

Neva, neva, eva, eva, 

Have to only use it on a Friday, 

It can extend to Thursday, 

ah eh aye, 

woo oo oo oh. 

 

Friday, Friday! 

Happy Happy Friday! 

It's Friday, Friday, 

Everything is groovin' with me. 

 

Friday, Friday! 

Happy Happy Friday! 

It's Friday, Friday, 

Everything is groovin' with me. 

 

The Friday vibe, 

that little gift from Jah. 

That can use it everyday. 

You can use it everyday,

like Monday Tuesday 

Wednesday, Thursday Saturday, 

even Sunday too, 

at Tribal Stu, 

even Sunday too!

 

Friday, Friday! 

Happy Happy Friday! 

It's Friday, Friday, 

Everything is groovin' with me. 

 

Friday, Friday! 

Happy Happy Friday! 

It's Friday, Friday, 

Everything is groovin' with me.

 

Yeah Blaine!

Got that Gaba Groove goin' on ya'!

Groove it!

 

So remember my friends, 

the vibe never has to leave you. 

So remember my friends, 

the vibe never has to leave you. 

So remember my friends, 

the vibe never has to leave you. 

So remember my friends, 

the vibe never has to leave you.

 

Oo wu woo,

Tribal Stu.

Oo wu woo,

Tribal Stu. 

With McKeezy too!

The vibe is coo,

at The Tribal Stu.

Giggty goo.

 

Giggity goo!

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