Tag: Scratch

From The Archives: Interview with Lee “Scratch” Perry

Today I’m sharing a rare classic from the MIDNIGHT RAVER archives, which was originally posted to this blog on August 8, 2012:  MIDNIGHT DREAD’S legendary interview with the “Emperor of Reggae” – Lee “Scratch” Perry. Please visit Midnight Dread’s website at www.midnightdread.com for more rarities.  Also make sure to check him at RadioIo where he […]

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Lee “Scratch” Perry & Terrorists “Guerilla Priest” 12 inch (1981)

Got a great LSP post-Black Ark dub and vocal that you will love.  In 1980, Perry teamed up with NYC ska outfit ‘Terrorists,’ producing two tracks for them, which were issued in limited quantity as a 12″ on Phil Fox’s Splif Rockers label in May 1981.  It is during his time in NYC in 1980-1981 […]

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Icons: Looking Forward With Lee “Scratch” Perry

While others might debate his sanity or dwell on his imposing legacy, The Upsetter himself stays focused on creating something new. Ask a lot of people both inside and outside of Jamaica about Lee “Scratch” Perry and they’ll tell you he’s crazy. Even if they acknowledge that the Grammy winning producer and reggae artist has […]

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