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Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker (born in Kingston, Jamaica on 16 July 1941 - deceased 25 May 2006), was a Jamaican ska and reggae singer and songwriter. Together with his backing group, The Aces (consisting of Wilson James and Easton Barrington Howard), he had the first international Jamaican hit, Israelites. Other hits include 007 (Shanty Town) (1967) and It Mek (1968). Before the ascent of Bob Marley, Dekker was the best-known Jamaican musician outside of his country, and one of the most popular within it. Read more on

Desmond Dekker has 6 songs that have been featured in movies like A Walk on the Moon, Alles nur Tarnung, Fool's Gold and Made in Dagenham. What is your favorite song by Desmond Dekker?


Songs from Desmond Dekker

Israelites (1968)
You Can Get It If You Really Want
Intensified '68 (Music Like Dirt)
Too Much Too Soon
Baby Come Back
Shanty Town

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