Desmond Dekker RIP

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Israelites: Best of Desmond Dekker
Desmond Dekker

Occupying the middle ground between R&B and Reggae. Some great tracks.
Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts news | Reggae pioneer Desmond Dekker dies, aged 64 Ska legend Desmond Dekker has died suddenly from a heart attack, his manager said today.The 64-year-old Jamaican, best known for his 1969 smash hit Israelites, collapsed at his home in Surrey yesterday morning. An energetic live performer, he was about to start a European summer tour and was booked to play in Prague next week


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I was lucky enough to see him perform "The Israelites" live about ten years ago, for free as well!

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