Saturday, May 1, 2010

DESMOND DEKKER - DISCOGRAPHY:









Desmond Dekker (July 16, 1941 – May 25, 2006) was a Jamaican Singer and Musician of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae.


DESMOND DEKKER - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:

1) Albums:
.1968 - Intensified
.1968 - Action! - (with: The Aces)
.1969 - This Is Desmond Dekkar - (New Tracks + Compilation)
.1969 - Israelites
.1970 - You Can Get It If You Really Want
.1980 - Black And Dekker
.1981 - Compass Point
.1987 - Officially Live And Rare
.1993 - King Of Kings (with The Specials)
.1996 - Moving On
.1999 - Halfway To Paradise
.2008 - King Of Ska: Greatest Hits - (Includes old tracks revisited + previously unreleased "Live" Tracks)


2) Compilation/Best of:
.1974 - Greatest Hits - (Ariola rec.)
.1981 - Profile - (Trojan Records)
.1991 - King Of Ska - (Trojan Records)
.1991 - Greatest Hits - (Evergreen)
.1992 - Music Like Dirt -  (Trojan Records)
.1994 - Israelites - (Fat Boy Records)
.1996 - First Time For A Long Time - (Trojan Records)
.1998 - The Writing On The Wall - (Trojan Records)
.2003 - Rudy Got Soul 1963-1968 The Early Beverley's Sessions (2 Cd) - (Trojan Records)
.2004 - The Best of Desmond Dekker - (Castle Pulse)
.2005 - You Can Get It If You Really Want: The Definitive Collection (2 Cd) - (Trojan Records)
.2006 - ...In Memoriam 1941-2006 - (Secret Records Limited)
.2006 - The Essential Desmond Dekker - (Mastercuts label)
.2008 - This Is Crucial Reggae-  (Trojan Records)


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Desmond Dekker - Discography:
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1) Albums:

.1968 - Intensified
(Original Press):

"Intensified" 1968 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Ah It Mek. 2) Too Much Too Soon. 3) Coconut Water. 4) Sweet Music. 5) My Lonely World. 6) Rude Boy Train. 7) Poor Me Israelites. 8) It Is Not Easy. 9) Intensified. 10) Nincompoop. 11) Tips Of My Fingers. 12) Wiseman. 13) Writing On The Wall. 14) Problems. 15) Pretty Africa.
[Labels: Beverley's (Lp: 1968), Jet Set (Cd: 1997)]
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.1968 - Action! - (with The Aces)
(Original Press):

"Action!" 1968 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Mother Pepper. 2) Don't Blame Me. 3) You've Got Your Troubles. 4) Personal Possession. 5) Unity. 6) 007 [Shanty Town]. 7) It Pays. 8) Young Generation. 9) Mother Long Tongue. 10) Sabotage. 11) Mother's Young Girl. 12) Keep A Cool Head.
Cd Bonus Tracks:
13) Shing A Ling. 14) Unforgetable. 15) Gimme Gimme. 16) Fu Man Chu.
[Labels: Beverley's (Lp: 1968), Lagoon (Cd: 1993)]
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.1969 - This Is Desmond Dekkar - (Includes: New Tracks + Compilation)
(Original Press):
Lp: "This Is Desmond Dekkar" 1969 - (Trojan Label)

Reissue Cd: "This Is Desmond Dekkar" 2006 - (Trojan/Sanctuary Label) with Bonus Tracks:

"This Is Desmond Dekkar" 1969 - (Original Version)
Tracks
1) 0.0.7. [Shanty Town]. 2) Sabotage. 3) Shing A Ling. 4) Hey Grandma. 5) Beautiful And Dangerous. 6) Wise Man. 7) Music Like Dirt [Aka: Intensified '68]. 8) Rudy Got Soul. 9) Unity. 10) Mother Pepper. 11) It Pays. 12) Mother's Young Gal.
Cd Bonus Tracks:
13) It's A Shame. 14) Rude Boy Train. 15) A It Mek. 16) Bongo Gal. 17) Coconut Water. 18) Don't Blame Me. 19) Fu Manchu. 20) Hanging Tree. 21) It Is Not Easy. 22) Keep A Cool Head. 23) Mother Long Tongue. 24) Nincompoop. 25) Personal Possession. 26) Pretty Africa. 27) Sweet Music. 28) Writing On The Wall. 29) Young Generation. 30) You've Got Your Troubles. 31) Israelites.
[Labels: Trojan (Lp: 1969), Trojan/Sanctuary (Cd: 2006)]
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.1969 - Israelites
(Original Press):

"Israelites" 1969 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Israelites. 2) Beware. 3) Everybody Join Hands. 4) It Mek. 5) Sing A Little Song. 6) Busted Lad. 7) My World Is Blue. 8) Mother Nature. 9) Money & Friends. 10) No Place Like Home.
[Labels: Doctor Bird (Lp: 1969), Cactus (Lp: 1975), Creole (Lp: 1979)]
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.1970 - You Can Get It If You Really Want
(Original Press):

"You Can Get It If You Really Want" 1970 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) You Can Get It If You Really Want. 2) I Believe. 3) Perseverance. 4) Get Up Little Suzie. 5) Peace On The Land. 6) Cindy. 7) Pickney Gal. 8) You Got Soul. 9) Coomyah. 10) That's The Way Life Goes. 11) Peace Of Mind. 12) Polka Dot.
[Label: Trojan (Lp: 1970)]
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.1980 - Black And Dekker
(Original Press):
Lp: "Black And Dekker" 1980 - (Stiff Label, 1980) and (Jvc/Japan Label, 2007)

Reissue: "Black And Dekker/Compass Point" 1992 - (Dojo Limited Label) - (Includes 2 full Albums)

Editions:

"Black And Dekker" 1980 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Israelites. 2) Lickin' Stick. 3) It Mek. 4) Please Don't Bed. 5) Many Rivers To Cross. 6) Hippo. 7) 007. 8) Workout. 9) Problems. 10) Rude Boy Train. 11) Pickney Gal. 12) Why Fight.
[Labels: Stiff (Lp: 1980), Jvc [Japan] (Cd: 2007)]

Reissue: "Black And Dekker/Compass Point" 1992 - (Includes 2 full Albums)
Tracks:
1) Israelites. 2) Lickin' Stick. 3) It Mek. 4) Please Don't Bed. 5) Many Rivers To Cross. 6) Hippo. 7) 007. 8) Workout. 9) Problems. 10) Rude Boy Train. 11) Pickney Gal. 12) Why Fight. 13) I'll Get By. 14) Moving On. 15) We Can And Shall. 16) Hurts So Bad. 17) Isabella. 18) Come Back To Me. 19) Cindy. 20) I Do Believe-My Destiny. 21) Big Headed. 22) That's My Woman. 23) Allamanna.
[Label: Dojo Limited (Cd: 1992)]
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.1981 - Compass Point
(Original Press):
Lp: "Compass Point" 1981 - (Stiff Label, 1981) and (Jvc/Japan Label, 2007)

Reissue: "Black And Dekker/Compass Point" 1992 - (Dojo Limited Label) - (Includes 2 full Albums)

Editions:

"Compass Point" 1981 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) I'll Get By. 2) Moving On. 3) We Can And Shall. 4) Hurts So Bad. 5) Isabella. 6) Come Back To Me. 7) Cindy. 8) I Do Believe-My Destiny. 9) Big Headed. 10) That's My Woman. 11) Allamanna.
[Label: Stiff (Lp: 1981), Jvc [Japan] (Cd: 2007)]

Reissue: "Black And Dekker/Compass Point" 1992 - (Includes 2 full Albums)
Tracks:
1) Israelites. 2) Lickin' Stick. 3) It Mek. 4) Please Don't Bed. 5) Many Rivers To Cross. 6) Hippo. 7) 007. 8) Workout. 9) Problems. 10) Rude Boy Train. 11) Pickney Gal. 12) Why Fight. 13) I'll Get By. 14) Moving On. 15) We Can And Shall. 16) Hurts So Bad. 17) Isabella. 18) Come Back To Me. 19) Cindy. 20) I Do Believe-My Destiny. 21) Big Headed. 22) That's My Woman. 23) Allamanna.
[Label: Dojo Limited (Cd: 1992)]
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.1987 - Officially Live And Rare
(Original Press):

"Officially Live And Rare" 1987 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) Dance The Night Away. 2) It Mek. 3) Unity. 4) Grandma. 5) Sabotage. 6) Problems. 7) Rude Boy Train. 8) Sing A Song. 9) Hippopotamus. 10) Pickney Gal.
Disc 2:
1) 007 [Shanty Town]. 2) You Can Get It If You Really Want It. 3) Israelites. 4) Honour Your Father And Mother. 5) Mother Pepper. 6) Writing On The Wall. 7) It Is Not Easy. 8) Young Generation. 9) Too Much Too Soon.
[Label: Trojan (2 Lp: 1987)(2 Cd: 1987)]
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.1993 - King Of Kings (with: The Specials)
(Original Press):

"King Of Kings" 1993 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Sammy Dead. 2) Fat Man. 3) Easy Snappin. 4) Carry Go Bring Come. 5) Dancing Mood. 6) Humpty Dumpty. 7) King Of Ska. 8) Oil In My Lamp. 9) Take It Easy. 10) Wings Of A Dove. 11) King Of Kings. 12) Jamaica Ska.
[Label: Trojan (Lp/Cd: 1993)]
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.1996 - Moving On
(Original Press):

"Moving On" 1996 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Blackbird. 2) Wine And Dine. 3) Mother Less. 4) Mother And Child [Acapella Mix]. 5) Mother And Child [Straight Mix]. 6) Mount Zion. 7) I Believe. 8) Wonderful World. 9) Wonderful World [Satchmo Mix]. 10) Big Headed [Dub Mix]. 11) Big Headed [Straight Mix]. 12) Young Generation. 13) Young Generation [Rocksteady Mix]. 14) Moving On. 15) Only You. 16) Only You [PA Mix]. 17) When I Need You. 18) Hurt So Bad.
[Label: Trojan (Cd: 1996)]
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.1999 - Halfway To Paradise
(Original Press):

"Halfway To Paradise" 1999 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Halfway To Paradise. 2) Hang On Sloopy. 3) Wimoweh. 4) When I'm Cold. 5) Why Fight. 6) Parents. 7) Island In The Sun. 8) Where Did It Go. 9) You've Got Soul. 10) Little Darling. 11) Go Tell My People. 12) Carry Me. 13) Dracula. 14) Daylight Come. 15) Labour For Learning. 16) Happy Birthday Jamaica. 17) Jamaica Farewell.
[Label: Trojan (Cd: 1999)]
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.2008 - King Of Ska: Greatest Hits
[Includes old tracks revisited + previously unreleased "Live" Tracks]
(Original Press):

"King Of Ska: Greatest Hits" - 2008 - (Original Version) - (Not Compilation)
Tracks:
1) Israelites. 2) 007 [Shanty Town]. 3) You Can Get It If You Really Want It. 4) It Mek. 5) Rudy Got Soul. 6) Hippopotamus. 7) Cherry Oh Baby [Live]. 8) Honour Your Mother and Father [Live]. 9) King Of Ska [Live]. 10) Rude Boy Train [Live]. 11) Day-O [Live]. 12) Get Up Edina [Live].
[Label: Great American Music Company (Cd: 2008)]

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Desmond Dekker "You can get it .. - Live at dingwalls "


Desmond Dekker "I' ll get by + big headed"


Desmond Dekker "Rudy got soul + the more you live"


Desmond Dekker "Only you"


Desmond Dekker "Live - Dance the night +sabotage+rude boy train"




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Period: (1986 - 2008)
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