Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holmes announced yesterday that producer Lee “Scratch” Perry, who helped popularize Rickey music worldwide in collaboration with Bob Marley, has died at the age of 85.
“Lee Scratchberry died at Noel Holmes Hospital this morning at the age of 85,” the prime minister said in a statement on his Twitter page.
This prominent figure in the music industry has been given several titles, including “The Juggler of Reggae”, “The Absorber” (annoying subject) and “Salvador Dali al-Top” (tape is a genre of musical branches). From Recke).
Perry allowed Bob Marley to showcase his talent in the studio, which elevated him to an international star.
Born in Kendall, Jamaica in 1936, Rainford Hugh “Lee” Perry left school at the age of 15 and moved to Kingston in the 1960s.
He told British Rock magazine in 1984, “My father worked on the street, my mother worked in the fields. We were very poor. I learned nothing in school. Everything I learned came from the street.”
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