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Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker - Live At Basins Nightclub 1987 - Vinyl LP



Previously unreleased album.

The "Live At Basins Nightclub 1987" is a recently discovered audio featuring Desmond Dekker in fine form.

Recorded Live At Basins in 1987, here you have a live performance of 12 songs including the aforementioned hits that made Desmond Dekker an international reggae star.

Desmond Dekker’s contribution to Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae is unique with his amazing song writing and wonderful vocal talent.

His song "Israelites" reached the top of the UK Singles Chart in 1969 and was one of the first reggae songs to gain widespread popularity outside of Jamaica. The song's success helped bring reggae music to a global audience. Desmond Dekker's music often featured themes of everyday life, love, and social issues, and he played a significant role in popularising Jamaican music genres.

Desmond’s other successful songs include "007 (Shanty Town)," "It Mek," and "You Can Get It If You Really Want".

His contributions to the development of Jamaican music have left a lasting impact, and he is remembered as one of the pioneers of reggae and a key figure in the genre's international success.

Released on 180 gram vinyl.

Includes insert with Sleeve notes and rare photos.

Also released on CD.



Side 1
1. Moondance (Inst.)/Introduction (5.23)
2. It Mek (Version) (3.08)
3. It Mek (4.27)
4. Unity (3.01)
5. Hey Grandma (3.43)
6. Sabotage/Pass The Kouchie (5.21)

Side 2
1. Pickney Gal/Coomyah (4.22)
2. Medley: 007 (Shanty Town)/Blue Moon/All I Have To Do Is Dream/Cupid/One Love/Wimoweh/Simmer Down (5.39)
3. You Can Get It If You Really Want (4.45)
4. Israelites (5.52)
5. Intensified (4.45)