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Lee "Scratch" Perry

Born: Mar 20, 1936 in Hanover, Jamaica
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Genre: World, Other
Biography: Some call him a genius, others claim he's certifiably insane, a madman. Truth is, he's both, but more importantly, Lee Perry is a towering figure in reggae -- a producer, mixer, and songwriter who, along with King Tubby, helped shape the sound of dub and made reggae music such a powerful part of the ...Read full biography
Roast Fish, Collie Weed & Cornbread
Released: 1978
Label: VP
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Roast Fish Collie Weed & Cornbread was Lee Perry's 20th album, counting his sets, compilations, and full-length dub discs. Amazingly, though, it was the first album Perry exclusively dedicated to his own ...Read full review
The Return of Pipecock Jackxon
Released: 1980
Label: Black Star Liner
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Recorded in Amsterdam while Perry was allegedly gobbling acid by the handful, Return is a truly spacy, meandering, borderline incoherent, but frequently amazing recording. As if Perry needed chemical stimulation ...Read full review
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