This Is Desmond Dekkar

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This Is Desmond Dekkar
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Studio album by Desmond Dekker
Released 1969 (1969)
Genre Ska
Label Trojan
Producer Leslie Kong
Desmond Dekker chronology
This Is Desmond Dekkar
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Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

This Is Desmond Dekkar is an album by Desmond Dekker released in 1969.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Desmond Dekker.

  1. "007 (Shanty Town)"
  2. "Sabotage"
  3. "Shing a Ling"
  4. "Hey Grandma"
  5. "Beautiful and Dangerous"
  6. "Wise Man"
  7. "Music Like Dirt"
  8. "Rudy Got Soul"
  9. "Unity"
  10. "Mother Pepper"
  11. "It Pays"
  12. "Mother's Young Girl"


A copy of the album can be seen on the wall of the 'shop' on the sleeve of The Style Council's 1985 single 'Come to Milton Keynes'.