Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006) 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 first international Jamaican hits with "Israelites". Other hits include "007 (Shanty Town)" (1967) and "It Miek" (1969). Dekker was one of the most popular musicians within Jamaica, and is one of its best-known musicians outside it.

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Lyrics for songs by Desmond Dekker:


Action! [1968]

SongDuration 
Mother Pepper2:21 

Black and Dekker [1980]

SongDuration 
Hippopotamus3:33 
It Mek2:45 
Licking Stick2:58 
Pickney Gal3:07 
Rude Boy Train3:43 

Archive [1996]

SongDuration 
Baby Come Back3:42 

Halfway to Paradise [1999]

SongDuration 
Halfway to Paradise5:19 

Sing a Little Song [2004]

SongDuration 
King of Ska [Live]3:25 

Reggae Legends [2008]

SongDuration 
(Poor Mi) Israelites2:36 

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