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Desmond Dekker

Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, 29 November 1969

DESMOND DEKKER had a pretty nasty experience the other day when fans got hold of his scarf and nearly strangled him. He was unconscious for 15 minutes. "Oh man," he says feelingly, "It is an experience I do not want to repeat. I was real scared I can tell you."

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