Lee Scratch Perry Obituary: Jamaican sensation Lee Scratch Perry dies at 85. He was well known for not only reggae but also Hip Hop and other genres. The Jamaican Prime Minister @AndrewHolnessJM paid tribute to Perry for his sterling contibution to music.
Jamaican sensation Lee Scratch Perry dies at 85. He was well known for not only reggae but also Hip Hop and other genres. The Jamaican Prime Minister @AndrewHolnessJM paid tribute to Perry for his sterling contibution to music.#SEETVUPDATES
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— SEE TV (@SeeTvUg) August 30, 2021
RIP TO THE MAESTRO LEE SCRATCH PERRY
REPOST @saulwilliams Lee “Scratch” Perry – the Shaman of sound, the pioneer of dub who christened reggae , who created the basis of hip hop & laid the foundation for electronic music and the remix empire. Lee “Scratch” Perry who produced the first Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer songs- which he recorded on tape, dug a hole, put the tapes in the hole, pissed on & then buried for 6 months before pressing to vinyl and becoming certified hits.
Lee “Scratch” Perry who produced the Clash, wrote Police & Thieves, inspired the space echo & punk rock while exploring the technopoetic bounds of the universe.
Lee “Scratch” Perry, Original Dread, Original Rasta, Original African Futurist, who built the Black Ark, who burned it down.… That Lee “Scratch” Perry. Long Live Lee “Scratch” Perry!
InsideEko is yet to confirm Lee Scratch Perry’s cause of death as no health issues or other causes of death have been learned to be associated with the passing.
Lee “Scratch” Perry, one of the most monumental and influential figures in Jamaican music who pioneered reggae and dub and pushed the boundaries of how music can be created, has died at age 85
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) August 29, 2021
Oh Wow! Another tear in the fabric of life as we know it, because we lost another friend, legend & pioneer, Mr. Lee “Scratch” Perry OD (born Rainford Hugh Perry; 20/28 March 1936 – 29 August 2021) was a Jamaican record producer and singer noted for his innovative studio techniques and production style. Perry was a pioneer in the 1970s development of dub music with his early adoption of remixing and studio effects to create new instrumental or vocal versions of existing reggae tracks.
He worked with and produced for a wide variety of artists, including Bob Marley and the Wailers, Junior Murvin, The Congos, Max Romeo, Adrian Sherwood, Beastie Boys, Ari Up, The Clash, The Orb, and many others. (Send out ur prayer’s & love vibe to his family & friends) R.I.P. Our dear Brother.🙏🙏🙏Bootsy baby!!!😎 Rolling Stone XXL Magazine Cincinnati CityBeat
Tributes To Lee Scratch Perry
Across social media users, timelines are statements that show respect, admiration, and gratitude towards Perry people mourn the passing.
few more important figures in the music of the 20th century. he expanded the vocabulary of studio sound; lived a long life & leaves a lasting legacy. play his music for your kids, see how instantly they love it. it’s universal. safe travels home to God.
— The Mountain Goats (@mountain_goats) August 29, 2021
Rest in peace our good friend Lee “Scratch” Perry. He brought layers of creativity and raw style to everything he touched and was an instrumental force behind the creation of our dub-heavy album “The Orbserver In The Star House”. There will never be another like him. RIP to #TheUpsettter. “The upsetter the dub original specialist & chemist of the most high . The disco devil has left Babylon , lee will be forever in my heart 💜 ” – Alex Paterson
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