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I Am The Upsetter – The Story Of The Lee Scratch Perry Golden Years (4 CD Box Set)

CD (Item 811858) Trojan (UK), Late 60s/1970s — Condition: Used
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Another Lee Perry collection? How about Another Lee Perry Collection!! 4 discs deep, and this time around Trojan has gone deep, to pull together a collection that trumps earlier sets with its depth and breadth. We hardly need to tell you no set could exhaustively cover all the ground Perry did in his lengthy career, so this set focuses on the key decade from his ascendancy in the late 60s through the late 70s, a decade when he virtually dominated the Jamaican music scene! The first three discs cover roughly three years each, and showcase Perry's wild talents with some well known cuts and more than a handful of rare gems. The last disc is a special treat, featuring dubs and instrumentals from the crucial days at the Black Ark, a powerful way to wrap up any collection. 83 (!) tracks in all, which sadly is far too many to list here, this excellent collection includes Lee Perry's "I Am The Upsetter", "People Funny Boy", "What A Botheration", "You Crummy", "Son Of thunder", "Blackman Time", "City Too Hot", "Caveman Skank", "Bush Weed" and "Huzza Hana", the Upsetters "Check Him Out", "Return Of The Ugly", "Black IPA", "Jungle Lion", "Bathroom Skank", "Black Panta", "Flashing Echo", "Dubism" and "Lizard Stick", U Roy "Rightful Ruler", Junior Byles "Place Called Africa" and "Beat Down Babylon", Bob Marley "Small Axe", Charlie Ace "Cow Thief Skank", King Koba 'Station Underground News", Horsemouth Wallace "Herb Vendor", Susan Cadogan "Hurts So Good", Junior Murvin "Roots Train Number One", Augustus Pablo "Hot & Cold" and "Lover Dub" and loads more!  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print.)

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