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Its A Shame - Desmond Dekker & The Aces - Music Like Dirt (CD, Album)

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  1. Among the myriad compilations dedicated to Desmond Dekker, Music Like Dirt stands out as one of the more sensible. That may sound like a bold statement, considering the paucity of British hits found within, but virtually all these songs scored big in the reggae clubs, where the real action was. Kicking off with the boastful "King of Ska," a smash where the bragging teenaged Dekker almost has his crown 9/
  2. This cd is a nice encapsulation of Dekker's mid 60's work with the Aces backing him up. Many of their classic hits, including "Hey Grandma," "King of SKA," "Rude Boy Train," "It Mek," and "It's a Shame," are here for the taking and are worth listening to all together/5(2).
  3. Desmond Dekker And The Aces. Action/Intensified. Doctor Bird. 2CD/DL. Released 10th August Reissue of two rocksteady-era albums by Desmond Dekker And The Aces (only originally released in Jamaica) plus 28 bonus tracks of alternate takes and rare songs. Ian Canty hears the beat slow down and then speed up again, but DD & Co never missed a Author: Ian Canty.
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  5. Following hot on the heels of their Jamaican debut album, 's (Shanty Town), Desmond Dekker & the Aces were ready for Action! the following year. Like its predecessor, Action! bundled up another slew of the quintet's recent hits, as did its successor, 's The were released only in Jamaica, and the fact that "" reappeared on the Action! set tells you just how.
  6. Dekker was penning all the group's hits, and in he was rewarded when his "Intensified Festival" (aka "Music Like Dirt") won the prestigious Independence Song Festival Competition. It was the first of a flood of reggae hits, but it was the following year's "Israelites" that finally brought the quintet the international success it deserved.
  7. May 25,  · Beginning back in , when they released the humorously titled Double Dekker, across Sweet 16 Hits (), The Original Reggae Hitsound in , and 's Music Like Dirt, there's never been a dearth of excellent Dekker material for fans to revel in. Other labels have jumped in on the action, and the shelves have quickly filled with.

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