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Lee "Scratch" Perry

Sep 20th 2019 @ Subterranean

Chicago, IL
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About Lee "Scratch" Perry
Dub, Reggae
Friday, September 20th, 2019
8:00 PM
2011 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
32 RSVPs
45th ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE OF BLACKBOARD JUNGLE DUB + MOREWorlds 1st dub album, live for the 1st time!Grammy winning dub Scratch Perry celebrates the 45th anniversary of his landmark album Blackboard Jungle Dub, the worlds first dub album, by performing it live for the first time on tour. Scratch, now 82 years young, will embark on atour across North America throughout 2019 performing his 1973 studio masterpiece live in its entirety for the first time, aided by the technology of NYCs Subatomic Sound System, his hybrid band of new school electronics and veteran Jamaican musicians from the Black Ark era recordings ( ). They will also perform music from their album Super Ape Returns To Conquer ( ) which topped both reggae and electronic charts in 2018, plus singles like Black Ark Vampires ( ) and classics from Perrys work with the likes of Bob Marley, Max Romeo, and many more. Perrys Blackboard Jungle album includes dub remixes of hit songs he co-wrote with Bob Marley, Kaya Keep On Movin, as well as other big tunes from The Wailers and Junior Byles. Kaya turned out to be Marleys most successful album of his career and celebrated its own anniversary with a massive festival earlier this year.
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About Lee "Scratch" Perry
Dub, Reggae