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Into the Heart of the Ark: An Audience with Lee

Chris Salewicz, Rock's Backpages, November 2000

In an excerpt from his book Rude Boy: Once Upon a Time in Jamaica, Chris Salewicz recounts his February 1978 meeting with legendary reggae producer Lee "Scratch" Perry, mad genius behind classics by The Wailers and The Clash.

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