Quotes by Desmond Dekker

About Desmond Dekker:

Desmond Dekker 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).

Author Bio

  • NameDesmond Dekker
  • DescriptionJamaican singer-songwriter
  • BornJuly 16, 1942
  • DiedMay 25, 2006
  • CountryJamaica
  • ProfessionComposer; Singer