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May 25, 2006 8:05 PM Subscribe
Reggae and ska legend Desmond Dekker died today
in London. In 1968, Dekker's song "Israelites", recorded with his band The Aces, became the first international hit by a Jamaican artist. According to his official site
, the sixty-four-year old Dekker was still touring and booked to perform well into fall 2006.
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