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Caribbean Shaman: Lee "Scratch" Perry

Vivien Goldman, New Statesman, 12 June 2006

ON THE NIGHT Lee "Scratch" Perry performed at the New York venue B B King's last month, the news came through that the 1960s ska master Desmond Dekker had died. It seems that the first wave of Jamaican stars is becoming a rare species, historic monuments worthy of preservation orders.

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