Lee "Scratch" Perry - King Scratch (Musical Masterpieces from the Upsetter Ark-ive) Vinyl 2LP Trojan
To mark the first anniversary of Lee "Scratch" Perry's passing, the very best of his work is showcased across a number of products, all of which effectively demonstrate why Perry was widely venerated figure for so long..
Arguably the greatest Jamaican record producer of all time, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry was instrumental in transforming the island’s national sound throughout the Sixties and Seventies, with his unique approach to music making pushing the music beyond previously perceived boundaries.
To mark the first anniversary of his passing, the very best of his work is showcased across a number of products, all of which effectively demonstrate why Perry was widely venerated figure for so long..
This 2x gatefold LP set collection focuses upon of the legendary music-maker’s best known productions from the Sixties and Seventies, performed by some of the giants of Jamaican music, with both extensive notes on the man whose talent and imagination took reggae to new heights of excellence.
1. People Funny Boy - Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry
2. Tighten Up - The Inspirations
3. Return Of Django - The Upsetters
4. Shocks Of Mighty – Dave Barker
5. Place Called Africa – Junior Byles
6. All Africans (7” mix) – Little Roy +
7. Beat Down Babylon - Junior Byles
1. Words Of My Mouth - The Gatherers
2. Hot Tip - Prince Django
3. Jungle Lion (7” mix) – Lee Perry & The Upsetters
4. Curly Locks - Junior Byles
5. Hurt So Good (7” mix) - Susan Cadogan
6. Stay Dread – Lee “Scratch” Perry
7. Sipple Out Deh – Max Romeo
1. One Step Forward (Jamaican mix) – Max Romeo
2. Police And Thieves (12” mix) – Junior Murvin & Jah Lion *
3. Sons of Slaves – Junior Delgado
1. Chase The Devil / Disco Devil – Max Romeo & Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry with The Full Experience *
2. Soul Fire (Jamaican mix) – Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry
3. I am Madman – Lee “Scratch” Perry
4. Exodus - Lee “Scratch” Perry
5. Jamaican ET - Lee “Scratch” Perry
* Previously unreleased
+ Previously unreleased digitally
Label: Trojan Records/BMG
Format: Gatefold Double Vinyl LP
Release Date: 26/08/2022