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The Best of Lee "Scratch" Perry at the Black Ark

By The Dowsers

Throughout the 1970s, Lee “Scratch” Perry’s Black Ark studio was overflowing with so much mad genius and manic energy, the eccentric reggae producer would eventually be driven to burn it all down. We revisit Jamaican music’s most mythical landmark with a mix that includes all the dubby classics

25 songs

  1. 1.
    3:480:30
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    Police & ThievesJunior MurvinPolice & Thieves
    4:040:30
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    7:510:30
  4. 4.
    3:260:30
  5. 5.
    4:500:30
  6. 6.
    Best Dressed Chicken in TownDr. AlimantadoBest Dressed Chicken in Town
    2:430:30
  7. 7.
    6:050:30
  8. 8.
    2:090:30
  9. 9.
    Mister SandmanLinda McCartneyWide Prairie
    2:520:30
  10. 10.
    3:190:30
  11. 11.
    3:530:30
  12. 12.
    3:120:30
  13. 13.
    3:050:30
  14. 14.
    I Shall Be ReleasedThe HeptonesNightfood Ina Party Time
    4:440:30
  15. 15.
    4:050:30
  16. 16.
    3:250:30
  17. 17.
    3:370:30
  18. 18.
    5:350:30
  19. 19.
    3:240:30
  20. 20.
    4:230:30
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    2:540:30
  22. 22.
    3:010:30
  23. 23.
    5:390:30
  24. 24.
    Natural Mystic (Unreleased Original Upsetter Dub Plate Mix)Bob, The UpsettersLee "Scratch" Perry & His Upsetters Present: Roaring Lion
    3:360:30
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    3:440:30

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