Lee Perry

Real Name:
Rainford Hugh Perry
Profile:
Lee Perry, or commonly known by his nickname Lee 'Scratch' Perry (born 20 or 28 March 1936, Kendal, Jamaica - died 29 August 2021, Lucea, Jamaica) was a Jamaican record producer and singer noted for his innovative studio techniques and production style. Originally called "Little" Perry, in reference to his height of 5'6" (1.68m), he was a major founder of reggae and dub genres. Perhaps most famous for fronting Lee Perry & The Upsetters he started out working with ska and cut his first record in 1959. He went on to work with a variety of musicians and producers, not always on the best of terms. His first record on his own Upset label was entitled "People Funny Boy," and was a direct attack on Joe Gibbs of Amalgamated Records.

His labels:
Upset
Black Art
Upsetter Jamaica
Upsetter (2) UK
Upsetter Records (3)
Upsetters
Upset Records
Justice League
Judgemant
Orchid
Lion Of Judah
Wizz-Dom
Perries Records
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TBL 166 Africa's Blood — Lee Perry Lee Perry Africa's Blood (Album) Trojan Records TBL 166 UK 1971 Sell This Version
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LPIR 0000 Roast Fish, Collie Weed, & Corn Bread — Lee Perry Lee Perry Roast Fish, Collie Weed, & Corn Bread (Album) Lion Of Judah LPIR 0000 Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
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BSLP 9002 The Return Of Pipecock Jackxon — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* The Return Of Pipecock Jackxon (Album) Black Star Liner BSLP 9002 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
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C-HB-06 Mystic Miracle Star — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* And The Majestics (3) Lee "Scratch" Perry* And The Majestics (3) - Mystic Miracle Star (Album) Heartbeat Records (2) C-HB-06 US 1982 Sell This Version
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SLLP 002 Megaton Dub — Lee Perry Lee Perry Megaton Dub (Album) Seven Leaves Records SLLP 002 UK 1983 Sell This Version
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SLLP5 Megaton Dub 2 — Lee Perry Lee Perry Megaton Dub 2 (Album) Seven Leaves Records SLLP5 UK 1984 Sell This Version
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LP001 History Mystery Prophesy — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* History Mystery Prophesy (Album) Mango LP001 Jamaica 1984 Sell This Version
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ANG 009 Lee Perry Meets The Mad Professor In Dub Chapter Two — Lee Perry Lee Perry & Mad Professor Lee Perry & Mad Professor - Lee Perry Meets The Mad Professor In Dub Chapter Two (Album) Angella Records ANG 009 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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ANG 008 Lee Perry Meets The Mad Professor In Dub Chapter One — Lee Perry Lee Perry, Mad Professor Lee Perry, Mad Professor - Lee Perry Meets The Mad Professor In Dub Chapter One (Album) Angella Records ANG 008 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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SYLP 6000, 74 8442 1 Time Boom X De Devil Dead — Lee Perry Lee 'Scratch' Perry* + Dub Syndicate Lee 'Scratch' Perry* + Dub Syndicate - Time Boom X De Devil Dead (Album) On-U Sound SYLP 6000, 74 8442 1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
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WACKIES 2740, Wackies-2740 Satan Kicked The Bucket — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* Satan Kicked The Bucket (Album) Wackie's, Wackie's WACKIES 2740, Wackies-2740 US 1988 Sell This Version
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ARILP 055, ARI LP 055 Mystic Warrior In Dub — Lee Perry Lee Scratch Perry* With Mad Professor Lee Scratch Perry* With Mad Professor - Mystic Warrior In Dub (Album) Ariwa, Ariwa ARILP 055, ARI LP 055 UK 1989 Sell This Version
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ARILP054 Mystic Warrior — Lee Perry Lee Scratch Perry* / Mad Professor Lee Scratch Perry* / Mad Professor - Mystic Warrior (Album) Ariwa ARILP054 UK 1989 Sell This Version
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A23U-93 Message From Yard — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* Message From Yard (Album) Rohit Records A23U-93 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
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ANGLP 0012 Lee Perry And King Tubby In Dub Confrontation 60's & 70's — Lee Perry Lee Perry And King Tubby Lee Perry And King Tubby - Lee Perry And King Tubby In Dub Confrontation 60's & 70's (Album) Angella Records ANGLP 0012 UK 1990 Sell This Version
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LACD-7 Blood Vapour — Lee Perry Lee 'Scratch' Perry* Blood Vapour (Album) L.A. Records LACD-7 UK 1990 Sell This Version
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DANCD066 In Satan's Dub — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* Meets Bullwackie Lee "Scratch" Perry* Meets Bullwackie - In Satan's Dub (Album) ROIR DANCD066 France 1990 Sell This Version
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EFA LP 14998/08 Spiritual Healing — Lee Perry Lee Scratch Perry* Spiritual Healing (Album) Sound Service EFA LP 14998/08 Switzerland 1990 Sell This Version
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210 694, 210694 From The Secret Laboratory — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* From The Secret Laboratory (Album) Mango, Mango 210 694, 210694 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
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TASA 7002 The Dub Messenger — Lee Perry Lee "Skratch" Perry* The Dub Messenger (Album) Tassa Records TASA 7002 US 1990 Sell This Version
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LG2 - 1013 Black Ark In Dub — Lee Perry Lee Perry Black Ark In Dub (Album) Esoldun, Lagoon LG2 - 1013 France 1991 Sell This Version
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TSLP 001 From The Heart Of The Congo — Lee Perry Seke Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo With Lee "Scratch" Perry* Seke Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo With Lee "Scratch" Perry* - From The Heart Of The Congo (Album) Jolie Zaire TSLP 001 Belgium 1991 Sell This Version
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ZS 110, Zensor CD ZS 110, NET 18 Lord God Muzick — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* Lord God Muzick (Album) Zensor, The Network ZS 110, Zensor CD ZS 110, NET 18 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
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C HB 76, HB 76 Soundzs From The Hot Line — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* Soundzs From The Hot Line (Album, Comp) Heartbeat Records (2) C HB 76, HB 76 US 1992 Sell This Version
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HEARTBEAT C HB 59, HB 59 The Upsetter And The Beat — Lee Perry Lee "Scratch" Perry* The Upsetter And The Beat (Album) Heartbeat Records (2) HEARTBEAT C HB 59, HB 59 Canada 1992 Sell This Version

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chrissyboy2401

chrissyboy2401

March 27, 2022
Rest in Heavenly Peace Brother Lee The Upsetter.you will be missed but your music lives on forever.
attila.novak.87

attila.novak.87

September 1, 2021
edited about 1 year ago
What can you say? Lived as a legend, and left a huge huge amount of quality transcendental music behind for us. He is one of the couple of people who really influenced me to become an audio engineer myself, and I've been listening to him every day for the last 20 years. I'd call dub the granddaddy of pretty much all new musical genres coming after it, hip-hop, jungle, dnb, techno, house and so on, and those obviously became the basics of today's pop music. Most people don't even know the huge influence of dub on how we mix music today, how we utilize effects, how we approach production etc.

Lee "Scratch" Perry was a genius, "Mad Man Dubwise", rest in peace
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cameronkoehler001

cameronkoehler001

August 30, 2021
One if not the greatest dub reggae musicians God has ever given us. Fly high Perry! Zion blood!
shpaas

shpaas

August 30, 2021
so sad to hear of his passing... what a legend!
hobara

hobara

August 29, 2021
one of the greatests of music has ever seen.

thank you for everyhing l$p!
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cosmicrich

cosmicrich

August 29, 2021
RIP Lee Perry. Legend. I made the effort to get to one of his gigs just before the pandemic. It was a problematic gig starting 3 hours late, and I managed to stay for just 4 songs but glad I made the effort. This man is one of the reasons I own a mixing desk.
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Mad-Meex

Mad-Meex

August 29, 2021
RIP musical genius, thank you for your Music! Can't stop listening to Fisherman (The Congos) and Super Ape, Music from another world...
Znzo

Znzo

August 29, 2021
Rest in Peace, Lee Scratch Perry.
Thank you for your art
rjinblack1977

rjinblack1977

August 29, 2021
Lee "Scratch" Perry OD (born Rainford Hugh Perry; 20/28 March 1936 – 29 August 2021) R.I.P. :'(
tangee

tangee

June 17, 2018
My Comment Reflects Others Here, Hear A Good Piece Of Dub, Reggae Or Roots And You'll Normally See Lee Perry's Name Somewhere.
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