Desmond Dekker

From Jamaica
Play Ska

BIOGRAPHY

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.

RELEASES

007 ยท The Best Of Desmond Dekker
Originally Released April 24th 2018
007 / El Toro
Originally Released April 24th 1967
007 (Shanty Town) / Cool Collie / Judge Dread In Court
Originally Released April 24th 1980
14 Golden Reggae Hits
Originally Released April 24th 1990
20 Golden Pieces Of Desmond Dekker
Originally Released April 24th 1987
All Night Till Daylight / Greater Light Dub
Originally Released April 24th 1976
Anthology: Israelites 1963 to 1999
Originally Released April 24th 2018
Archive
Originally Released April 24th 1996
Beware / Mother Nature
Originally Released April 24th 1972
Black And Dekker
Originally Released April 24th 1980
Black And Dekker / Compass Points
Originally Released April 24th 1992
Busted Lad / Travel On
Originally Released April 24th 1974
Castle Masters Collection
Originally Released April 24th 1991
Christmas Day
Originally Released April 24th 1968
City Of Thieves
Originally Released April 24th 2018
Compass Point
Originally Released April 24th 1981
Concrete Jungle
Originally Released April 24th 1998
Dekker's Sweet Sixteen Hits
Originally Released April 24th 1978
Do The Beng Beng / Express
Originally Released April 24th 2018
Double Dekker
Originally Released April 24th 1973
Easy Come, Easy Go
Originally Released April 24th 2018
El Bosso & Die Ping Pongs
Originally Released April 24th 1990
Everybody Join Hands
Originally Released April 24th 1973
First Time For A Long Time: Rarities (1968-1972)
Originally Released April 24th 1997
Free
Originally Released April 24th 1975
Fu Man Chu
Originally Released April 24th 2018
Get Up Edina
Originally Released April 24th 1964
Get Up Edina / Be Mine For Evermore
Originally Released April 24th 1965
Gimmie Gimmie
Originally Released April 24th 2018
Halfway To Paradise
Originally Released April 24th 1999
Happy Birthday Jamaica / Sinners, Prepare!
Originally Released April 24th 1963
Honour Your Mother & Father / Forever I'll Stay
Originally Released April 24th 1962
Honour Your Mother & Father / Madgie
Originally Released April 24th 1962
I'm In The Mood For Love / Israelites
Originally Released April 24th 1990
...In Memoriam 1941-2006
Originally Released April 24th 2018
Israelites - 16 Greatest Hits
Originally Released April 24th 1988
It Gotta Be So / The First Time, For A Long Time
Originally Released April 24th 1973
It Mek
Originally Released April 24th 1980
Jamaica Ska
Originally Released April 24th 1993
Jungle Bit / Somebody Please Help Me
Originally Released April 24th 1967
King Of Ska
Originally Released April 24th 1991
Lozin' Must
Originally Released April 24th 1997
Many Rivers To Cross / Pickney Gal
Originally Released April 24th 1980
Mine Yu Kill Me Dead / Keep A Cool Head
Originally Released April 24th 2018
Moon Hop - Best Of The Early Years 1960-69
Originally Released April 24th 2018
Music Like Dirt (Intensified '68)
Originally Released April 24th 1968

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