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  • Looking_4_Rudy

    Any Desmond Deckker and the Aces fans out there who knows where Rudy, the base guitarist in the early 70s, is now. He used to live in Lewisham. If you happen to read this Rudy - get in touch.

    July 2013
  • JOEmeow

    it's "Aces High", last.fm you are a failure

    July 2012
  • chilled_out

    fantastic musician

    January 2010
  • shazam137

    Forgot to add - The King is Dead - Haile Desmond

    February 2009
  • shazam137

    I had the thrill of seeing him live - he even came on to me but I thought he could get if he really wants - elsewhere! A real showman - Brilliant, Mythical Rude Boy

    February 2009
  • danmanson138

    The king of the ska is right here on top

    January 2009
  • charlieclement

    desmond used to come to a pizza restaurant my dad managed back in the late 80s in forest hill, apparently he would only order spaghetti bologanise !

    September 2008
  • Yamber

    oooooh the israelites a-a-ah

    August 2008
  • turtleheadtom

    OK.... SORRY! (shame) i was just on the Desmond Dekker site (sans the Aces) and they would not provide the full version of "The Israelites" and i being of Scottish orgin and fully shite faced said rude things... sorry! THANK YOU for providing the full version of this song!!!

    August 2008
  • talkloud


    July 2008
  • dundee12

    old school

    December 2007
  • lincredible

    makes me a little upset that he only has 90,000 plays. the man paved the ska highway for crying out loud!

    November 2007
  • antiloop68

    Desmond Dekker rules. The King of Ska!

    November 2007
  • mrpulcher

    It don't get much cooler than this.

    November 2007
  • TheProgMan

    Desmond, R.I.P., King of Ska !

    January 2007
  • andylambert17

    R.I.P. you are a legend!

    May 2006