Desmond Dekker (born with the name Desmond Adolphus Dacres) is a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica in July 16, 1941. With his back up group "The Aces" which consist of and Easton Barrington Howard and Wilson James. Dekker had the first international Jamaican hits with "Israelites". Other songs which include "007 (Shanty Town)" (1967) and "It Miek" (1969). Before the popularity of Bob Marley, Dekker was one of the most known musicians in Jamaica and one of the best-known musicians in the world.
With Morgan's help, Dekker signed but didn't record until 1963, it is because Kong want for the perfect song, which "Honour Your Mother and Father" was made to be. "Honour Your Mother and Father" become a hit songs and next was "Sinners Come Home" and "Labour for Learning". During this time Desmond Dacres became Desmond Dekker. His fourth song that makes him into one of the island's major stars. It was "King of Ska", a song on which Desmond Dekker was backed up by The Cherrypies (better known as The Maytals). Desmond Dekker recruited four brothers: Carl, Patrick, Clive and Barry which become his back up band "The Four Aces".