Lee "Scratch" Perry

1936 - Today

Lee "Scratch" Perry

Lee "Scratch" Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry; 20 March 1936) is a Jamaican record producer and singer noted for his innovative studio techniques and production style. Perry was a pioneer in the 1970s development of dub music with his early adoption of remixing and studio effects to create new instrumental or vocal versions of existing reggae tracks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee "Scratch" Perry has received more than 826,609 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 431st most popular musician.

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  • 830k

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  • 54.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Lee "Scratch" Perry ranks 431 out of 2,258Before him are Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Rudolf Serkin, Jacques Dutronc, Philly Joe Jones, and Flea. After him are Jørgen Ingmann, Jason Newsted, Grace Slick, Bud Powell, Al Di Meola, and Elmore James.

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Among people born in 1936, Lee "Scratch" Perry ranks 127Before him are Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Masashi Watanabe, Andrew Grove, Isacio Calleja, Siw Malmkvist, and Amr Moussa. After him are Alejandra Pizarnik, Raimonds Pauls, Frances Shand Kydd, Jill Ireland, Aleida March, and Eugenio Barba.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Lee "Scratch" Perry ranks 10 out of 98Before him are Usain Bolt (1986), Peter Tosh (1944), Stuart Hall (1932), Marcus Garvey (1887), Jimmy Cliff (1948), and Ben Johnson (1961). After him are Liz Mitchell (1952), Trevor Berbick (1954), Sean Paul (1973), Desmond Dekker (1941), Max Romeo (1944), and Stephen Hopkins (1958).

Among MUSICIANS In Jamaica

Among musicians born in Jamaica, Lee "Scratch" Perry ranks 3Before him are Bob Marley (1945) and Peter Tosh (1944). After him are Sean Paul (1973), Desmond Dekker (1941), DJ Kool Herc (1955), Prince Buster (1938), Horace Andy (1951), Ziggy Marley (1968), King Tubby (1941), Damian Marley (1978), and John Holt (1947).

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