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Desmond Was A Skinhead Reggae Pioneers

Written by on March 23, 2019

Desmond Dekker was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Together with his backing group the Aces, he had one of the earliest international reggae hits with “Israelites”. Other hits include “007”, “It Miek” and “You Can Get It If You Really Want”.Wikipedia
Desmond Dekker The King of Ska

Desmond Dekker The King of Ska

Desmond Dekker

Real Name:
Desmond Adolphus Dacres
Profile:
Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter, leader of Desmond Dekker & The Aces.
Born : July 16, 1941 in Kingston, Jamaica.
Died : May 25, 2006 in Thornton Heath, Surrey, England.

Often cited as the first superstar of reggae. He made his recording debut in 1963 (with a single titled “Honour Your Mother And Father”) and made his international breakthrough with “007 (Shanty Town)” in 1967.More 

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Desmond Dekker Get it if you really want it

Desmond Dekker Get it if you really want it


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