People Funny Boy by Lee "Scratch" Perry


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Continuing the reggae theme inspired by Lloyd Bradley's excellent Bass Culture book which I'm currently absorbing with this, the first single Perry (here using the middle name "King" for reasons unexplained) released on his own Upsetter label in 1968. Apparently it's aimed at fellow producer Joe Gibbs at whose studio he had until recently been working until they fell out over money and various other issues...   9

Brownpants 11 Apr 2015