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Tag: Desmond Dekker & The Aces

Thursday, April 16th

sounds of Kingston

Desmond Dekker & The Aces, “007 (Shanty Town)” (D. Dekker), official music video (shot in Kingston, Jamaica), 1967

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

We are survivors of immeasurable events,
Flung upon some reach of land,
Small, wet miracles without instructions,
Only the imperative of change.

—Rebecca Elson (1960-1999), “Evolution”

Thursday, December 26th

basement jukebox

Desmond Dekker (1941-2006) & The Aces, “Israelites” (D. Dekker, L. Kong), 1968

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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