Musical resumes don’t get much more impressive than Lee “Scratch” Perry’s, the Jamaican maverick credited with inventing both dub and reggae.
Now 70, Perry was a talent scout for Clement “Coxsone” Dodd’s famed Studio One in the late 1950s and early ’60s; he pioneered sampling with his first single, “People Funny Boy,” in 1968; invented the remix with King Tubby in 1972; and produced early works by Bob Marley & The Wailers, The Heptones and The Congos.
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