Super Ape (LP)


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Format: LP 
Label: Get On Down 
Year: 2016 

Media Condition: New 
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New 

TRACKS: 

A1 Zions Blood  
A2 Croaking Lizard  
A3 Black Vest 
A4 Underground  
A5 Curly Dub 

B1 Dread Lion  
B2 Three In One  
B3 Patience 
B4 Dub Along 
B5 Super Ape 

Originally released in 1976 

PERSONNEL: 

Lee Perry – producer, percussion, conga 
Michael "Mikey Boo" Richards – drums 
Anthony "Benbow" Creary – drums 
Noel "Skully" Simms – conga 
Boris Gardiner – bass 
Earl "Chinna" Smith – guitar 
Keith Sterling – piano 
Bobby Ellis – horns 
"Dirty" Harry Hall – horns 
Herman Marquis – horns 
Vin Gordon – trombone 
Egbert Evans – flute 
Prince Jazzbo – toasting on "Croaking Lizard" 
Barry Llewellyn – backing vocals 
Earl Morgan – backing vocals 

Few artists enjoy a legacy that involves a re-engineering of the very genre in which they work. Lee 'Scratch' Perry is such an artist. As a pioneer of dub reggae Perry viewed the mixing console as musical instrument in its own right. The influence of his revolutionary approach has been felt world-wide and into genres far beyond reggae. His 1976 effort, Super Ape, is considered a masterpiece of this or any genre. 

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