We Remember Desmond Dekker

May 25, 2006 - Mr.Desmond Dekker, Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer passed away aged 64. He is remembered.

This week In Male Balladeers 21/52

Marvin Gaye, Desmond Dekker, Levon Helm, Lenny Kravitz, Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller , Morrissey, Bob Dylan, Gil Scott Heron, Thom Yorke, David Crosby, James Blake, Ronald Isley

Island release Jimmy Cliff’s ‘The Harder They Come,’ the soundtrack album of the movie of the same name (1972)

Jimmy Cliff's 'The Harder They Come' is the soundtrack album (released on July 7, 1972 by Island) to the eponymous film where Cliff is the star.1 . The Harder They Come 2 . The Harder They Come 3 . Draw Your Brakes Scotty 4 . Bongoman/Rivers of Babylon Mashup 5 . Jimmy Cliff Recording The Harder They Come In Studio Session Track Listing : 1.You Can Get It If You Really Want (Jimmy Cliff) -…

Sing C’est La Vie

From 'Singin' the Blues' to 'Crickets Sing for Ana Maria', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Singing and Singers'. It has Al Jolson, The New Seekers, The Manhattan Transfer, Toots Thielemans and many more.