SOUL FIRE: AN INTRODUCTION TO LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY
CD: Universal
2004


01. Roots Train - Junior Murvin
02. Soul Fire - Lee "Scratch" Perry
03. Vibrate On - Augustus Pablo
04. To Be A Lover - George Faith
05. Dread Lion - Lee "Scratch" Perry
06. Groovy Situation - Keith Rowe
07. Vampire - Devon Irons
08. Zion's Blood - Lee "Scratch" Perry
09. Chase The Devil - Max Romeo
10. Bad Weed - Junior Murvin
11. Sufferers Time - The Heptones
12. Bird In Hand - Lee "Scratch" Perry
13. One Step Forward - Max Romeo

Soul Fire is a very good collection of Scratch's Black Ark material, and gets high marks for including some of the heaviest Black Ark tunes instead of concentrating on just the obvious ones. Any beginner will certainly be pointed in the right direction with this one. But what's up with that lame sleeve art?

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