Lee “Scratch” Perry, the famous reggae and dub record producer from Jamaica, has passed away at the age of 85.
The news was confirmed by Andrew Holness, the Prime Minister of Jamaica.
My deep condolences to the family, friends, and fans of legendary record producer and singer, Rainford Hugh Perry OD, affectionately known as "Lee Scratch" Perry. pic.twitter.com/Eec2MEd6yC
— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) August 29, 2021
Time to burn a spliff and toss on some of his old records. R.I.P.
R.I.P. Lee “Scratch” Perry, March 20, 1936 – August 29, 2021. Here he is recording The Upsetters and Junior Murvin and The Heptones at his Black Ark studio in Kingston in 1977. From the documentary film “Roots Rock Reggae.” pic.twitter.com/aUrrJgYZKy
— dusttoodigital (@dusttoodigital) August 29, 2021
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