Desmond Dekker
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Horrible and the miserable album art

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Israelites
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Work Out
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007 (Shanty Town)
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You Can Get It If You Really Want
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Pickney Gal

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Desmond Dekker

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Probably no other Jamaican artist has brought more international acclaim to his island home than Desmond Dekker, barring, of course, Bob Marley, but Dekker came first. Most people's introduction to the island's unique musical sound came via the singer's many hits, most notably "Israelites" and "0.0.7. (Shanty Town)." Needless to say, he was even more influential in his homeland. Born Desmond Dacres in Kingston, Jamaica, on July 16, 1942, the star-to-be was orphaned in his teen... Read more

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