Jun152021

Desmond Dekker & The Aces

Desmond Dekker (born Desmond Adolphus Dacres in Kingston, Jamaica on July 16, 1941, died May 25 2006) was a 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 with "Israelites". Other hits include "007 (Shanty Town)" (1967), and "It Mek" (1968). Before the ascent of Bob Marley, Desmond Dekker was the best-known Jamaican musician outside of his country, and one of the most popular within it. Read more on Last.fm

Track: Intensified

Most Played Tracks as Scrobbled to Last.fm

# Title Plays
1Israelites
272718
2It Mek
69307
3007 (Shanty Town)
40331
40.0.7 (Shanty Town)
39075
5Fu Man Chu
28694
6Rudy Got Soul
21641
7Get Up Edina
20120
8Mother's Young Gal
19948
9Intensified
19291
10Pickney Girl
13652

Other Album Releases:

Action! (Bonus Tracks Edition)
Intensified (Bonus Tracks Edition)
Intensified (Expanded Version)
Action!
Intensified
Action! (Expanded Version)
007 Shanty Town
Israelites (JFB Remix)
Jungle Cakes x Trojan - The Remixes Part 1
Reggae Pa' Curar La Cruda

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