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9 thoughts on “ Israelites - Desmond Dekker - The Very Best Of (CD)

  1. Oct 29,  · "UK two CD collection from the Ska/Reggae legend. Long before Bob Marley was proclaimed the King of Reggae, there was Desmond Dekker. Between and , Desmond notched up a series of major hit singles that introduced Jamaican music to a global audience and by so doing also established him as Jamaica's first international superstar.
  2. Desmond Dekker (16 July – 25 May ) was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Together with his backing group The Aces (consisting of Wilson James and Easton Barrington Howard), he had one of the earliest international reggae hits with "Israelites" ().Other hits include " (Shanty Town)" (), "It Mek" () and "You Can Get It If You .
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Digipac CD release of The Very Best Of on Discogs/5(2).
  4. Desmond did get a boost in when a reissue of Israelites again reached the UK Top 10 and Sing A Little Song (an excellent piece of Soulful Reggae, included here) also made the UK charts. Some of the later tracks proved that Dekker could adapt for the changing times, with the touches of the conscious Reggae/Roots that was beginning to show.
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  6. Desmond Dekker - Israelites: Anthology Tracklist (Vinyl) A: Israelites: B: The Man * Items below may differ depending on the release. Desmond Dekker Discography Price Guide Recently Listed Email Alerts Refine Search Results. Artist: Title: Label: Cat Num: Barcode: Genre: Country: Seller: Price: to: No Vinyl+CDR.
  7. This item: Best of Desmond Dekker by Desmond Dekker Audio CD $ Only 2 left in stock - order soon. Sold by Authorized Distributor ️ and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.5/5(2).
  8. A good single cd of most of the best of Dekker from his most productive period, A few songs missing like Rude Boy Train and Rudie Got Soul(available on Shanty Town cd), but more than compensated by classics like Live and Learn, Wiseman, Unity, and Mount Zion/5(42).

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