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Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker - Live at Basins Nightclub 1987 - Vinyl LP

£24.99

BSRLP836

Previously unreleased album.

Recorded Live at Basins Nightclub in February 1987, 12 songs including the hits that made Desmond Dekker an international reggae star.

Released on 180-gram vinyl including sleeve notes and rare photos.

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.

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.

The Live at the Basins Nightclub is a recently discovered audio featuring Desmond Dekker in fine form. Released on 180-gram vinyl including sleeve notes and rare photos.

 

Tracklisting:

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)