Born OTD in 1941, Jamaican record producer, Bunny “Striker” Lee. Lee began his career working as a record plugger for Duke Reid’s Treasure Isle label in 1962, later performing the same duties for Leslie Kong. He then moved on to work with Ken Lack, initially in an administrative role, before taking on engineering duties. Lee then moved into producing (i.e. financing) records himself, his first hit record coming with Roy Shirley’s “Music Field” on WIRL in 1967. Lee then set up his own Lee’s label, the first release being Lloyd Jackson’s “Listen to the Beat”.

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Omnipresent on the Jamaican music scene for over four decades, Bunny Striker’ Lee is one of the most important figures in the industry. He started producing records in 1967 and struck his deal with Island Records in 1968. He was one of the first Jamaican producers to break into the national charts and holds the record for the longest consecutive spot at number one in the Jamaican charts with ‘Stick By Me’. This is the unembellished story of the legendary Reggae icon, told to and inscribed by Noel Hawks and Jah Floyd over the course of five years. Includes a 22 track CD.

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