Reggae Made From 'Scratch'? Give It a Try

Is Lee "Scratch" Perry the greatest pop music artist you've never heard of? Last year, Perry -- the mad genius of reggae -- appeared at No. 100 on Rolling Stone's list of "The Immortals: The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time," right behind the likes of Guns N' Roses, Carlos Santana and Curtis Mayfield. In the magazine, the Beastie Boys' Adam "Adrock" Horovitz paid tribute to Perry with a loving and amusing essay in which he rhapsodized about the producer-mixologist-songwriter-performer's famously bizarre behavior.By J. Freedom du Lac


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