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  1. "Israelites" was one of the first truly international Ska hit singles, peaking at #9 in the US and #1 in the UK. There were fears that Dekker's heavy Jamaican accent on the recording would limit international appeal as listeners would find it difficult to understand the lyrics, and indeed jokes abound about the many mis-hearings of the lyrics of the song.
  2. Listen to albums and tracks from Desmond Dekker. Join Napster and access full-length songs on your computer, mobile or home audio system. While ska had never been much of a hot commodity outside of Jamaica, save a few rabid fans of the genre in Britain, Desmond Dekker was able to harness an international top ten single with his compe Missing: Israelites.
  3. Following hot on the heels of their Jamaican debut album, 's (Shanty Town), Desmond Dekker & the Aces were ready for Action! the following year. Like its predecessor, Action! bundled up another slew of the quintet's recent hits, as did its successor, 's The forcotablipodnutccrinderfoundphigane.xyzinfo were released only in Jamaica, and the fact that "" reappeared on the Action! set tells you just how.
  4. 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 Miek" () and "You Can Get It If You .
  5. Dekker, Desmond - Israelites: Best of Desmond Dekker - forcotablipodnutccrinderfoundphigane.xyzinfo Music Skip to main content / Intensified Desmond Dekker. out of 5 stars 4. Audio CD. $ Rockin Steady:Best of Desmond Dekker Desmond Dekker. out of 5 stars Audio Cassette. 1 offer from $ Next. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 /5(47).
  6. Check out Israelites by Desmond Dekker on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on forcotablipodnutccrinderfoundphigane.xyzinfo Intensified. Listen Now $ In MP3 cart View MP3 Cart 8. Israelites. Israelites. If you like Desmond Dekker and the Aces, this album is a must have. Sounds great too! Read more. 2 people found this helpful/5(14).
  7. Aug 21,  · Classic Ska and Rocksteady from from one of the genre's most enduring voices. The material here is tougher than on his début. "Poor Me Israelites" is his most enduring tune, and the one which broke him into the US charts as well as topping the UK charts, but my highlight is "Ah It Mek", although i'd be lying if I pretended to understand what he's singing about/5(3).
  8. Actually performed by Desmond Decker and the Aces, it was the first Reggae No. 1 in the UK and the second to make the top 10 in the US. Musically, “Israelites” is all about Jamacian syncopation.

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