Saturday, October 22, 2016

Day 357 of 365 Day Jamaican Music Challenge - Desmond Dekker - Dracula

Here is another spooky ska side... this one is called "Dracula" by Desmond Dekker and it was recorded at Beverly's in 1964 and released on the Black Swan label.  I went back to steal some of what I wrote about this track on a previous Spooktacular when I made the shocking discovery that I hadn't ever used this one!!  Oh well, I guess it can add it to the 2017 playlist right now.  And while this has little to do with the actual Transylvanian vampire, Dekker's tale of falling in love with a girl who can best be compared to that of the monstrous bloodsucker, is a lot of fun and of course... seasonally appropriate.

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