Super Ape (CD)


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Format: CD 
Label: Mango 
Year: 1990  

Media Condition: New 
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New 

TRACKS: 

1 Zions Blood  
2 Croaking Lizard  
3 Black Vest 
4 Underground  
5 Curly Dub 
6 Dread Lion  
7 Three In One  
8 Patience 
9 Dub Along 
10 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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