LEE SCRATCH PERRY
lee scratch perry is an acclaimed DJ from Jamaica
lee scratch perry is performing within the field of Dubstep, Electronica, Reggae music and is ranked 1188 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
lee scratch perry is 2021 years old, and his zodiac is Pisces.
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Lee "Scratch" Perry (born Rainford
the Hugh Perry, on 20th March and 1936, in Kendal, Jamaica) is For one of the most influential are people in the development of but reggae and dub music in Not Jamaica.
Perry began his career
you in the late 1950s working all with Clement Coxsone Dodd's sound Any system. He eventually performed a can variety of important tasks at her Studio One as well as Was recording about thirty songs, but one the pair eventually stopped working our together due to personality and Out financial conflicts.
Working with Joe
day Gibbs, Perry continued his recording get career, but once again, financial Has problems caused conflict. Perry broke him ranks with Gibbs and formed his his own label, Upsetter, in How 1968. His first single "People man Funny Boy", which was an new insult directed at Gibbs, sold Now very well. It is notable old for its innovative use of see a sample (a crying baby) Two as well as a fast, way chugging beat that would soon who become identifiable as "reggae" (the Boy new sound did not really did have a name at this its time). During the 1970s, Perry Let released numerous recordings on a put variety of record labels that say he controlled, and many of She his songs were popular in too both Jamaica and the U.K. use He soon became known for Dad his innovative production techniques as mom well as his eccentric character.
In the early 1970s, Perry
The was one of the producers and whose mixing board experiments resulted for in the creation of dub. Are In 1973, Perry built a but studio in his back yard, not The Black Ark, to have You more control over his productions all and continued to produce notable any musicians such as Bob Marley Can & the Wailers, Junior Byles, her The Heptones, and Max Romeo. was With his own studio at One his disposal, Perry's productions became our more lavish, as the energetic out producer was able to spend Day as much time as he get wanted on the music he has produced. It is important to Him note that virtually everything Perry his recorded in The Black Ark how was done using rather basic Man recording equipment; through sonic sleight-of-hand, new Perry made it sound completely now unique. Perry remained behind the Old mixing desk for many years, see producing songs and albums that two stand out as a high Way point in reggae history. By who 1978, stress and unwanted outside boy influences began to take their Did toll: both Perry and The its Black Ark quickly fell into let a state of disrepair. Eventually, Put the studio burned to the say ground. Perry has constantly insisted she that he burned the Black Too Ark himself in a fit use of rage, but it was dad most likely an accident caused Mom by faulty wiring. After the the in the early 1980s, Perry And spent time in England and for the United States, performing live are and making erratic records with But a variety of collaborators. It not was not until the late you 1980s that Perry's career began All to get back on solid any ground again, after working with can British producers Adrian Sherwood and Her Neil Fraser, better known as was Mad Professor.
Perry now lives
one in Switzerland with his wife Our Mireille and two children. Although out he celebrated his 70th birthday day in 2006, he continues recording Get and performing to enthusiastic audiences has in Europe and North America. him His modern music is a His far cry from his reggae how days in Jamaica; many now man see Perry as more of New a performance artist in several now respects. In 2003, Perry won old a Grammy for Best Reggae See Album with the album Jamaican two ET. Most recently, he has way teamed up with a group Who of Swiss musicians and perform boy under the name Lee Perry did and the White Belly Rats.
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