Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry death: Dub and reggae legend dies at 85
Lee “Scratch” Perry, the legendary dub and reggae innovator, has died at the age of 85.
Perry’s death was confirmed by The Jamaica Observer, which wrote that Perry died on Sunday (29 August) while staying at Noel Holmes Hospital in the Jamaican town of Lucea.
Jamaica’s prime minister Andrew Holness was one of the first to commemorate Perry’s legacy, writing on Twitter: “My deep condolences to the family, friends, and fans of legendary record producer and singer, Rainford Hugh Perry OD, affectionately known as Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry.”
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August 29, 2021 at 09:11AM