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On May 25, 2006.

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On May 25, 2006, Desmond Dekker died aged 64. Jamaican born, he was ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Dekker is best known by his song “Israelites” from 1968 (with his backing group “The Aces), which is regarded as one of the earliest reggae hits worldwide.

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