The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry

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Original title The Upsetter: The Life and Music of Lee Scratch Perry
Category Documentary, Music
UK Release Date
Production year 2011
Production Country
Directors Ethan Higbee, Adam Bhala Lough
Cast Lee Perry, Haile Selassie, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Benicio del Toro
Distributor

Synopsis

The Upsetter tells the fascinating story of Lee Scratch Perry a visionary musician and artist from poor rural Jamaica who journeyed to the big city of Kingston in the late 1950’s with dreams of making it in the burgeoning record industry. He burst upon the scene with a brand new sound, inventing a genre of music that would come to be called Reggae, discovering a young Bob Marley and gaining international recognition as a record producer and solo artist. Soon he was being called upon by artists as diverse as The Clash and Paul McCartney to provide his unique sound.