Today is Lee Scratch Perry’s birthday, and we just want to wish him a happy Earthstrong.
Here is the classic scene of the black ark studio from the Jeremy Marre documentary Roots Rock Reggae
Rhygin Records has released a new 12″ Disco 45 piece of vinyl in a really high quality old school tip-on jacket with chipboard inner and die cut label cutout.
This one features two Studio One musicians, Judah Eskender Tafari on vocals and Cedric “Im” Brooks on horns.
Today it was learned that longtime Jamaican vocalist and recording artist Junior Murvin has died. Known for his falsetto singing style on such famous tunes as Police and Thieves which was later covered by the Clash. Murvin worked very closely with Scratch and was one of his go to singers during the time of the Black Ark. He will be greatly missed but always remembered.
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