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After half a century, Burning Spear is still stoking the fire in reggae's soul.
Four new discs show that reggae is bigger than just one mon.
Inside the twisted mind of dub pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry.
AT FIFTY, REGGAE'S BURNING SPEAR HASN'T COOLED OFF YET.