Tagged: Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006) 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” (1968). Other hits include “007 (Shanty Town)” (1967), “It Mek” (1969) and “You Can Get It If You Really Want” (1970).

Ska

Ska A Go-Go Vol.2

the Silvertones – It’s Real
Prince Buster All Stars – Moving Spirit
the Maytals – My Daily Food
the Gaylads – Gal & Boy
Toots & the Maytals – Dog War
Don Drummond – Dick Tracy
Justin Hinds & the Dominoes – Over the River…

Rocksteady Podcast

Rocksteady Train Vol.1

the Techniques – You Don’t Care
the Zodiacs – Walk on By
the Heptones – Baby
Slim Smith & the Uniques – My Conversation
Desmond Dekker & the Aces – You’ve Got your Troubles
the Jamaicans – Ba Ba Boom
the Ethiopians – Train to Glory

Podcast Mashups Hip-Hop Reggae

Funfair Vol.1

Major Lazer & La Roux – Colourless Artibella
JStar – (Still) Passin me by
Taggy Matcher – Real Hip-Hop
the Procussions – Simple Song (Grant Phabao remix)
Jackson 5 – I Want You Back (Dreadsquad Blend)
Mos Def – History Town (Max Tannone’s Mos Dub)
Desmond Dekker – Shanty Town