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Google 16/07/2018 01:03:45

Mark Wignall | Unity is constantly eluding us - Jamaica Gleaner


Jamaica Gleaner

Mark Wignall | Unity is constantly eluding us
Jamaica Gleaner
One part of Desmond Dekker and the Aces song, Unity, chants: 'This is the time that we all should live as one, brothers/This is the time that we all should live as one, sisters./So come along brothers/And come along sisters/U.N.I.T.Y/.This unity.' It ...

Google 15/07/2018 05:01:43

Don Letts Talks Israelites, Trojan and the Roots of Reggae - Den of Geek US


Den of Geek US

Don Letts Talks Israelites, Trojan and the Roots of Reggae
Den of Geek US
“Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir, so that every mouth can be fed,” sang Desmond Dekker backed by The Aces, and the world sang along to the rock steady sounds of the Rude Boys of Jamaica. Nobody knew the words but we sang along. I was six ...

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Google 10/07/2018 19:18:19

Half a century of Trojan records - Channel 4 News


Channel 4 News

Half a century of Trojan records
Channel 4 News
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Trojan records – the label which brought reggae and ska to the mainstream, along with artists like Bob Marley and Desmond Dekker. We look at the huge influence they've had over British music and culture. Share ...

Google 08/07/2018 18:34:27

VIDEO: Sanchez wowed 'Signature' night at Barbican Beach - Loop News Jamaica


Loop News Jamaica

VIDEO: Sanchez wowed 'Signature' night at Barbican Beach
Loop News Jamaica
'Picture On The Wall' by Phillis Dillion would follow, with 'Shanty Town' by Desmond Dekker coming next. Sugar Minot's 'Mr DC' came next followed by Tenor Saw's 'Roll Call'. He would close the tribute with Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get It On' as he allowed ...

Google 02/07/2018 23:20:49

As Reggae Celebrates 50 Years, Some of the Genre's Pioneers Look Back on Its Worldwide Ascent - Billboard


Billboard

As Reggae Celebrates 50 Years, Some of the Genre's Pioneers Look Back on Its Worldwide Ascent
Billboard
Desmond Dekker and The Aces “Poor Mi Israelites” powerfully conveyed the plight of the downtrodden (“shirt dem a-tear up, trousers is gone/I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde”). Originally released in October 1968 “Israelites” would eventually ...
The Music Diaries | Exploring the birth of reggaeJamaica Gleaner

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Google 01/07/2018 14:15:36

The Big Interview - Madness' Lee Thompson tell us the personal history of a Nutty Boy - Lancashire Evening Post


Lancashire Evening Post

The Big Interview - Madness' Lee Thompson tell us the personal history of a Nutty Boy
Lancashire Evening Post
“I'd always been into all that, since Desmond Dekker and The Upsetters. I had a paper round in around 1967/68, and Tony Blackburn had just come on the radio. He really liked a lot of Motown and Soul. I never had a record player. We never even had a ...

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Google 29/06/2018 15:47:25

LI educator to be named head of state superintendents' council - Newsday


Newsday

LI educator to be named head of state superintendents' council
Newsday
Lorna Lewis, a Long Island school administrator and educator with nearly 40 years' experience, was sworn in Wednesday as the first woman of color to preside over the New York State Council of School Superintendents, which represents more than 800 top ...

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