Saturday, 27 May 2006

Reggae legend Desmond Dekker dies

Desmond Dekker - courtesy
Dekker's last gig was in Leeds on 11 May (Photo:
Desmond Dekker has died suddenly from a heart attack, aged 64, after collapsing at his Surrey home.

His 1969 hit Israelites was the first reggae song to top the UK charts,