Music from Jamaica – Lee “Scratchy” Perry

Lee “Scratch” Perry (actually Rainford Hugh Perry) (born 20 March 1936 in Kendal, Jamaica) is a Jamaican record producer and one of the most influential figures in the development of reggae, ska and dub especially in Jamaica. He became known primarily for his eccentric nature, and by his most daring use of effects and mixer. Lloyd Bradley wrote of him, “Lee” Scratch “Perry is the Salvador Dali of the Dub.

He also worked together with Bob Marley , here is his song “Soul Rebel “

and one of his typical songs

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