"Israelites" is a song written by Desmond Dekker and Leslie Kong that became a hit for Dekker's group, Desmond Dekker & The Aces, reaching the top of the. Label variations compared to Desmond Dekker & The Aces - Israelites - This issue has Leslie Kong credit at 9 o'clock, other has credit above. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Israelites" on Discogs. Poor me, the Israelite. Aah. Shirt them a-tear up, trousers are gone. I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde. Limited vinyl LP pressing. Issued in by Doctor Bird Records early on the company's Pyramid subsidiary, Israelites came hot on the heels of Desmond Dekker's. Israelites Lyrics: Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir / So that every mouth can be fed / Poor, poor me, Israelites (Ah-ah) / Get up in the. Listen to Israelites on Spotify. Desmond Dekker & The Aces · Song · Buy Israelites at Juno Records. In stock now for same-day shipping. Israelites. Buy Desmond Dekker Israelites and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on many items. Play and download The Israelites album by Desmond Dekker & The Aces - including the songs "Israelites", "It's Not Easy", "Intensified (aka Music Like Dirt)".