Dave Barker (2)

David John Crooks

Also known as Barker, D. Barker, Dane Barker, Dave, Dave Baker, David Crooks

Discography of Dave Barker (2):

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Prisoner Of Love / Shacks Of Mighty 2 Audio Upsetters
2 Man Next Door / Got To Get Away 2 Audio Striker Lee
3 Beatitude / Blessed Are The Meek 2 Audio Striker Lee
4 Shocks Of Mighty / Set Me Free 2 Audio 1970 Upsetter
5 Prisoner Of Love 13 Audio 1996 Trojan Records
6 Prisoner Of Love 13 Audio 1995 Trojan Records
7 Jah Set Me Free 3 Audio Schema Records
8 Man Short / She Want It 2 Audio 1970 Escort
9 Wet Dream / Wet Version 2 Audio Striker Lee
10 Prisoner Of Love / Soul Juice 2 Audio 1969 Upsetter
11 Funkey Reggae / I Love You My Baby 2 Audio 1970 Duke Records (2)
12 Monkey Spanner 26 Audio 1997 Trojan Records
13 Peach Green Reggae 2 Audio 2004
14 A Moment In Time 12 Audio 2011 Brixton Records
15 Prisoner Of Love 13 Audio 1970 Upsetter (2)
16 Curious 2 Audio Paradise (4)
17 Lock Jaw / My Desire 2 Audio 1969 Treasure Isle
18 Fresh Up / Small Axe V/S 2 2 Audio Spinning Wheel
19 Who Nuh Like It Bite It / Your Love Is A Game 2 Audio Techniques
20 Prisoner Of Love / Soul Juice 2 Audio Upsetter
21 Small Axe V. 2 (Shocks Of 71') 2 Audio Spinning Wheel
22 Reggae Meeting 2 Audio 1970 Punch
23 Happy Go Lucky Girl / Sammy 2 Audio 1970 Ackee
24 Blessed Are The Meek / People's Voice 2 Audio 1970 Unity (3)
25 What A Confusion / Small Axe 2 Audio 1971 Punch
26 Our Day Will Come / Twilight Jamahiriya 2 Audio Virgo (6)
27 Baby I Need You / Find Yourself A Fool 2 Audio G Clef
28 Get High Everybody / Run For Cover Prince Jammy's 5 Audio Striker Lee
29 Wet Version 2 Audio 1970 Jackpot (2)
30 Prisoner Of Love 27 Audio 2006 Trojan Records
31 What A Confusion 2 Audio 1971 Upsetter (2)
32 Prisoner Of Love / Soul Juice 2 Audio 1969 Upsetter
33 Funky Reggae / I Love You Baby 2 Audio 1970 Not On Label
34 Crusin 2 Audio Phill Pratt
35 You Betray Me 2 Audio 1970 Punch
36 Shocks '71 / You've Got To Be Mine 2 Audio 1971 Upsetter (2)
37 Prisoner Of Love / Mixture Of Version 2 Audio 1969 Upsetter
38 Conqueror Version 3 / My Mother Law 2 Audio 1970 Upsetter
39 Follow Your Heart 2 Audio Humming Bird
40 The Fastest Man Alive / Bloodshot Eyes 2 Audio 1970 Jackpot (2)
41 She Want It / Give Him Up 2 Audio 1970 High Note Records (2)
42 I Won't Hold It Against You / King Of Hearts 4 Audio 1970 Jackpot (2)
43 Slip Up / On Broadway 2 Audio 1970 Unity (3)
44 Can You Remember? 3 Audio Bushays
45 Spinning Wheel 4 Audio 1970 Upsetter (2)
46 Mr. Pitiful / Do You Like It 2 Audio 1970 Upsetter
47 Groove Me 2 Audio 1971 Upsetter
48 October / Time Out 2 Audio 1970 Randy's
49 Till I Kiss You 4 Audio 1985 Terminal (4)
50 My Conversation / Cool Off Woman 4 Audio 1985 Striker Lee


Jamaican deejay and singer born 1948 in Kingston. Dave Barker started his singing career in the group Two Tones with his two friends Brenton Matthews and Fathead. Barker then sang for a short while with [a=Techniques, The] alongside [a=Winston Riley] and [a=Bruce Ruffin] before forming the duo [a=Glen & Dave] together with [a=Glen Brown].

In 1969 Dave Barker went solo for the producer [a=Lee Perry] and had major success. In 1971 Dave teamed up with keyboard player [a=Ansel Collins] making the duo [a=Dave & Ansel Collins].


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