Lee Scratch Perry & The Upsetters ‘Super Ape’
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VOL № E31 — July 2015

Super Ape

Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Upsetters


Out of all of the wonderful albums that emerged from the Black Ark in the 1970s, perhaps the most under-rated is Super Ape. Other albums such as Police And Thieves and especially Heart Of The Congos seem to capture the attention of reggae fans more readily. While those albums and other Black Ark benchmarks like Party Time and War Ina Babylon stand out as excellent works, these albums were collaborations with talented songwriters, especially in the case of Max Romeo. Super Ape, on the other hand, is purely Lee Perry's vision. As such, it stands out as a pinnacle in Scratch's career.

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Super Ape
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label Island Records
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1LP

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1976

original release year

331/3
RPM

speed

12
INCH

vinyl size

standard

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