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solar_bear
SILVER Member since Feb 2006

solar_bear

journeyman
Location: Kent, UK

Total posts: 78
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Reggae legend Desmond Dekker dies.

Reggae legend Desmond Dekker has died suddenly from a heart attack, his manager has announced.

The 64-year-old Jamaican, best known for his 1969 hit Israelites, collapsed at his Surrey home...

...The star was divorced with a son and daughter.

...He had been due to perform at the Respect Festival in Prague on 2 June, and numerous dates across Europe during the summer.

His last concert was at Leeds University on 11 May.


Source - BBC News


It may stop, but it never ends.

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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

Pirate Pixie Crew Captain
Location: Wales

Total posts: 8428
Posted:frown Thats very sad news. I was listening to a CD him only yesterday. frown

Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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Loki_the_trickster
SILVER Member since Feb 2006

Loki_the_trickster

Has sharp edges
Location: Stuck in the mire, USA

Total posts: 1266
Posted:ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying ubbcrying
The world will miss him R.I.P. Desmond


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FoxInDocs
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

FoxInDocs

Pooh-Bah
Location: Adelaide, SA, Australia

Total posts: 1848
Posted:frown frown ubbcrying ubbcrying



"midnight maruder spinning on my stereo, mr desmond deckker got a crown made of gold" - common rider (classics of love)


"i am exotic, and must keep my arms down" - Rougie

"i don't understand what penises have to do with getting married" - Foxie

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops, United Kingdo...

Total posts: 4525
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Miss you Des, The King of Ska will always live on through his funky beats and laid back flow. ubblove


Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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Larry
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

Larry

Electro Ponce!
Location: Hull!, United Kingdom

Total posts: 383
Posted:i was at a punk rock festivalette in leeds on saturday and not a single person mentioned this!
tut-F'ing-tut


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