Friday, May 26, 2006

Dem Israelites

I've just read that Desmond Dekker has died suddenly, aged 64. It's a great shame as he was an exceptionally talented guy. His most famous song "Israelites" is one of my all-time favourites. Dekker was the first person to bring raggae music to people outside of Jamaica and was a huge influence on groups like The Clash. He will be sadly missed by many. Read more on Wikipedia:

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