Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker

Real Name:
Desmond Adolphus Dacres
Profile:
Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter, leader of Desmond Dekker & The Aces.
Born : July 16, 1941 in Kingston, Jamaica.
Died : May 25, 2006 in Thornton Heath, Surrey, England.

Often cited as the first superstar of reggae. He made his recording debut in 1963 (with a single titled "Honour Your Mother And Father") and made his international breakthrough with "007 (Shanty Town)" in 1967.
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Desmond Dekker Discography

Albums

GRLP 043, 5013 Desmond Dekker The Israelites (Album) Pyramid (2), Doctor Bird GRLP 043, 5013 Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
TTL 4 Desmond Dekker This Is Desmond Dekkar (Album) Trojan Records TTL 4 UK 1969 Sell This Version
TBL 146 Desmond Dekker You Can Get It If You Really Want (Album) Trojan Records TBL 146 UK 1970 Sell This Version
6.23988 Desmond Dekker Israelites (Album) Cactus 6.23988 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
USE 7 Desmond Dekker Black And Dekker (Album, Comp) Stiff Records USE 7 US 1980 Sell This Version
SEEZ 36 Desmond Dekker Compass Point (Album) Stiff Records SEEZ 36 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
TRLD 404 Desmond Dekker Officially Live And Rare (Album) Trojan Records TRLD 404 UK 1987 Sell This Version
CDTRL 292 Desmond Dekker King Of Ska (Album) Trojan Records CDTRL 292 UK 1991 Sell This Version
Dojo CD 77 Desmond Dekker Black And Dekker / Compass Points(CD) Dojo Limited Dojo CD 77 UK 1992 Sell This Version
TRLS 324 Desmond Dekker And The Specials Desmond Dekker And The Specials - King Of Kings (Album) Trojan Records TRLS 324 UK 1993 Sell This Version
CDTRL 369 Desmond Dekker Moving On(CD, Album) Trojan Records CDTRL 369 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CDTRL 433 Z, CDTRL 433 Desmond Dekker Halfway To Paradise(CD, Album) Trojan Records, Trojan Records CDTRL 433 Z, CDTRL 433 UK 1999 Sell This Version
SECCD003 Desmond Dekker ...In Memoriam 1941-2006(CD, Album) Secret Records Limited SECCD003 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SUNRLP016 Desmond Dekker The King Of Ska(LP, Album, 180) Sunrise Records (11) SUNRLP016 UK 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

WI-054 Desmond Decker* & Beverleys All Stars* Desmond Decker* & Beverleys All Stars* - Honour Your Mother & Father / Madgie Beverley's Records WI-054 UK 1963 Sell This Version
WI-181 Desmond Dekkar* / Patsy* And Desmond* Desmond Dekkar* / Patsy* And Desmond* - Get Up Edina / Be Mine For Evermore(7") Island Records WI-181 UK 1963 Sell This Version
WI-111 Desmond Dekker Parents / Labour For Learning(7", Single) Island Records WI-111 1963 Sell This Version
WI-455 Desmond Dekkar* / Don Drummond Desmond Dekkar* / Don Drummond - Dracula / Spitfire(7", Single) Black Swan WI-455 UK 1964 Sell This Version
WI-202 Desmond Dekkar* / The Upsetters (3) Desmond Dekkar* / The Upsetters (3) - This Woman / Si Señor(7", Single) Island Records WI-202 UK 1965 Sell This Version
PYR 6006 Roland Alphonso And Beverley's All Stars, The* / Desmond Dekker Roland Alphonso And Beverley's All Stars, The* / Desmond Dekker - On The Move / It's A Shame(7") Pyramid (2) PYR 6006 UK 1966 Sell This Version
SR020 Desmond Dekker Unity / Sweet Music(7", RE) Beverley's Records SR020 UK 1967 Sell This Version
BV011 Desmond Dekker Rude Boy Train Beverley's Records BV011 1967 Sell This Version
none Roland Alphonso / Desmond Dekker Roland Alphonso / Desmond Dekker - Jungle Bit / Mother Young Gal(7", Promo, W/Lbl) Beverley's Records none Jamaica 1967 Sell This Version
none Desmond Dekker Rude Boy Train(7", Single, W/Lbl) Beverley's Records none Jamaica 1967 Sell This Version
050 Desmond Dekker A It Mek / Writting On The Wall Not On Label 050 Jamaica 1968 Sell This Version