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Desmond Dekker

Rest in Peace Desmond Dekker
July 16, 1941 - † May 25, 2006

Desmond Dekker was born Desmond Adolphus Dacres in St. Andrew, Jamaica and grew up in Kingston, where he attended the Alpha Boys' School. After his mother took ill and died, his father moved him to St. Mary, and then to St. Thomas, where he apprenticed as a tailor before returning to Kingston and taking a job as a welder, singing around his workplace while his co-workers encouraged him. In 1961 he auditioned for Coxsone Dodd (Studio One) and Duke Reid (Treasure Isle). Neither was impressed by his talents, and the young man moved on to Leslie Kong's Beverley's record label, where he auditioned before Derrick Morgan, then the label's biggest star.

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It is my passion to take reggae pictures, ska and dancehall photos. Sometimes it is difficult to show each personal moment when a photo was taken, but I hope you enjoy your stay here while watching reggae photos of different musicians like: The Abyssinians, Aswad, Beres Hammond, Black Uhuru, Burning Spear, Cocoa Tea, Culture, Dawn Penn, Desmond Dekker, Everton Blender, George Nooks, Glen Washington, Horace Andy, Israel Vibration, Junior Kelly, Junior Reid, Luciano, Lucky Dube, Prezident Brown, Sugar Minott and a lot more. All pictures are © protected 2010 Innermann a decade of reggae photography - photos by Floyd Celluloyd