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Top 10 Lee “Scratch” Perry records from my collection!

PLUS LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY IN AMSTERDAM, 1980! Ten crucial Lee “Scratch” Perry selections from my vinyl collection… Junior Murvin’s “Tedious” appears on the landmark Black Ark LP POLICE AND THIEVES.  It was released as a 7″ single on the Orchid, Mango and Island labels.  A deep, rootsy signature...
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Junior Byles & Ricky Grant “I & I” (Triple-R)

A chune this big deserves it’s own post.  It’s Junior Byles and Ricky Grant “I & I” on a Triple-R 7″. Big up to my man Matt at Blue Groove Soundz in Arlington, VA for finding and holding this ya gem for MIDNIGHT RAVER! [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/141085182″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]...
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Junior Byles “Beat Down Babylon” (Upsetter)

“Beat Down Babylon” is featured on Byles’ 1971 Upsetter-produced album of the same name. His family were devoutly religious, and his early musical education came from singing in church. He formed the vocal trio The Versatiles in 1967, along with Dudley Earl and Ben ‘Louis’ Davis, while also...
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