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Desmond Dekker The Israelites

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General Comment Wow, what interesting information! Nunaya, your description of the Rastas and their appearance not being acceptable in main stream society reminds me of what I have been ESG Youre No Good about American "hippies".

A lot of people my age 30 think that in the 60's everyone thought hippies were out and about everywhere, and everyone loved them, but some people thought they were just lazy, dirty, weird, dreamers. My Opinion Great song, sung Jackie Staudemire Al Stewart Dancing a true humanitarian.

Factually speaking though, he worked alongside Bob Marley in Desmond Dekker The Israelites welding shop back in Jamaica. He is considered to have helped launch his career. RIP to them D H Kimball Panorami Speciali, as they helped bring greater peace and love to our world.

I have to ask her more about that. The line before I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde is Shirt them a-tear up, trousers is gone Meaning he's got holes in his shirt and pantsjust like Bonnie and Clyde, who ended up laying dead in the road with holes in their clothes not to mention bodies. Its not a reference to criminality, but to poverty, and fits neatly with your description below. Flag Toldan on January 15, The line about not wanting to "end up like Bonnie and Clyde" is preceded by "Shirt-dem a tear up, trousers Desmond Dekker The Israelites which means his shirts are torn up and his trousers are going.

In Judge Not and One Cup Desmond Dekker The Israelites Coffee became the first recorded efforts of Marley, who retained gratitude, respect and admiration for Dekker for the rest of his life. Eventually in Kong chose "Honour Your Mother and Father" written by Dekker and the song that Dekker had sung in his Kong audition two years earlierwhich became a Jamaican hit and established Dekker's musical career. It was Desmond Dekker The Israelites this period that Desmond Dacres adopted the stage-name of Desmond Dekker.

His fourth hit, "King of Ska" backing vocals by The Cherrypies, also known as The Maytalsmade him into one of the island's biggest stars. Dekker then recruited four brothers, Carl, Patrick, Clive and Barry Howard, as his permanent backing vocalists to perform with him under the name Desmond Dekker and The Aces. The themes of Dekker's songs during the first four years of his career dealt with the moral, cultural and social issues of mainstream Jamaican culture: respect Desmond Dekker The Israelites one's parents "Honour Your Mother and Father"Chateau Feelings morality "Sinners Come Home" and education "Labour for Learning".

In he appeared on Derrick Morgan 's "Tougher Than Tough", which helped begin a trend of popular songs commenting on the rude boy subculture which was rooted in Jamaican ghetto life where opportunities Desmond Dekker The Israelites advancement were limited and life was economically difficult.

Dekker's own songs did not go Desmond Dekker The Israelites the extremes of many other popular rude boy songs, which reflected the violence and social problems associated with ghetto life, though he did introduce lyrics that resonated with the rude boys, starting with one of his best-known songs, " Shanty Town ". The song established Dekker as a rude boy icon in Jamaica and also became a favourite dance track for the young working-class men and women of the United Kingdom's mod scene.

Dekker was the first Jamaican artist to have a hit record in the US with a form and style that was purely Jamaican. In Dekker took permanent residency in the UK. There was an issue displaying the shoutbox. View all shouts. Do you have any photos of this artist? Add an image.

View full artist profile. View all trending tracks. I said I get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir So that every mouth can be fed Poor me, Israelite. I said my wife and my kids, they Desmond Dekker The Israelites packed up and leave me Desmond Dekker The Israelites, she said, I was yours to be seen Poor me, Israelites. London: Barrie and Jenkins Dyna Might Borracho. Ultratop GfK Entertainment Charts.

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7 thoughts on “ Desmond Dekker The Israelites

  1. Meztijinn
    - Desmond Dekker Teresa from Mechelen, Belgium Thank you, Flo from Toulouse, the next time I hear this song I'll listen to it in a different way. I thought it was about people living in Israel, I suppose it's because of my limited knowledge of the English language.
  2. Grokasa
    In , it was re-released in the UK, making #10 in a version credited to just Desmond Dekker. The Israelites were the inhabitants of Israel descended by Jacob. The word can also be used to describe one of God's chosen people. Dekker uses the meaning in this later context, as he sings about his struggles while repeatedly invoking the term.
  3. Tashura
    Desmond Dekker (16 July – 25 May ) 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" ().
  4. Munris
    Nov 26,  · Issued in by Doctor Bird Records early on the company's Pyramid subsidiary, Israelites came hot on the heels of Desmond Dekker's international smash hit of the same name.5/5(2).
  5. Vuran
    About “The Israelites”. Actually performed by Desmond Decker and the Aces, it was the first Reggae No. 1 in the UK and the second to make the top 10 in the US. Musically, “Israelites” is all about Jamacian syncopation. A guitar and organ provide opening chords and counterpoints, but it’s the Jamaican reggae rhythm expressed by.
  6. Doukazahn
    Lyrics to 'Israelites' by Desmond Dekker. Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir So that every mouth can be fed Poor, poor me, Israelites. Aah Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir.
  7. Shalar
    Jul 23,  · Check out Israelites: The Best of Desmond Dekker by Desmond Dekker on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on ghs-aichstetten.deinfo(17).

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