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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Albums

Desmond Dekker - The Israelites album art Desmond Dekker The Israelites (Album) Pyramid (2), Doctor Bird Netherlands 1969 Sell This Version
Desmond Dekker - This Is Desmond Dekkar album art Desmond Dekker This Is Desmond Dekkar (Album) Trojan Records, Trojan Records UK 1969 Sell This Version
Desmond Dekker - You Can Get It If You Really Want album art Desmond Dekker You Can Get It If You Really Want (Album) Trojan Records Belgium 1970 Sell This Version
Desmond Dekker - Israelites album art Desmond Dekker Israelites (Album, Comp) Cactus Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
Desmond Dekker - Black And Dekker album art Desmond Dekker Black And Dekker (Album) Stiff Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Desmond Dekker - Compass Point album art Desmond Dekker Compass Point (Album) Stiff Records Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
Desmond Dekker - Officially Live And Rare album art Desmond Dekker Officially Live And Rare (Album) Trojan Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
Desmond Dekker - King Of Ska album art Desmond Dekker King Of Ska (Album) Trojan Records UK 1991 Sell This Version
Desmond Dekker - King Of Kings album art Desmond Dekker And The Specials Desmond Dekker And The Specials - King Of Kings (Album) Trojan Records France 1993 Sell This Version
CDTRL 369 Desmond Dekker - Moving On album art 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 album art 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 album art Desmond Dekker ...In Memoriam 1941-2006(CD, Album) Secret Records Limited SECCD003 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SUNRLP016 Desmond Dekker - The King Of Ska album art Desmond Dekker The King Of Ska(LP, Album) Sunrise Records (11) SUNRLP016 UK 2014 Sell This Version
SECLP140 Desmond Dekker - Rude Boy Ska album art Desmond Dekker Rude Boy Ska(LP, 180) Secret Records Limited SECLP140 UK 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Desmond Dekker - Honour Your Mother & Father / Madgie album art Desmond Dekker, Beverley's All-Stars* Desmond Dekker, Beverley's All-Stars* - Honour Your Mother & Father / Madgie (Single) Beverley's Records Jamaica 1962 Sell This Version
none Desmond Dekker - Honour Your Mother & Father / Forever I'll Stay album art Desmond Dekker, Beverley's All-Stars* / Johnny Holt*, The Vagabonds (2) Desmond Dekker, Beverley's All-Stars* / Johnny Holt*, The Vagabonds (2) - Honour Your Mother & Father / Forever I'll Stay(7") Beverley's Records none Jamaica 1962 Sell This Version
LM 042 Desmond Dekker - Happy Birthday Jamaica / Sinners, Prepare! album art Desmond Dekker & Beverley's All Stars Desmond Dekker & Beverley's All Stars - Happy Birthday Jamaica / Sinners, Prepare!(7", Single) Beverley's Records LM 042 Jamaica 1963 Sell This Version
WI-111 Desmond Dekker - Parents / Labour For Learning album art Desmond Dekker Parents / Labour For Learning(7", Single) Island Records WI-111 1963 Sell This Version
FLK-6203, WI 155B Desmond Dekker Get Up Edina(7", W/Lbl) Not On Label, Not On Label FLK-6203, WI 155B Jamaica 1964 Sell This Version
WI-455 Desmond Dekker - Dracula / Spitfire album art Desmond Dekkar* / Don Drummond Desmond Dekkar* / Don Drummond - Dracula / Spitfire(7", Single) Black Swan WI-455 UK 1964 Sell This Version
WI-202 Desmond Dekker - This Woman / Si Señor album art 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
none Desmond Dekker - Soldering album art Desmond Dekker Soldering(7", Single) Beverley's Records none Jamaica 1965 Sell This Version
WI-181 Desmond Dekker - Get Up Edina / Be Mine For Evermore album art Desmond Dekkar* / Patsy* And Desmond* Desmond Dekkar* / Patsy* And Desmond* - Get Up Edina / Be Mine For Evermore(7") Island Records WI-181 UK 1965 Sell This Version
PYR 6006 Desmond Dekker - On The Move / It's A Shame album art Roland Alphonso And The Beverley's All Stars* / Desmond Dekker Roland Alphonso And The Beverley's All Stars* / 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