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Various Artists: World Travels: World Music For Kids [Digipak]
Various Artists: World Travels: World Music For Kids [Digipak]

1 CD / Music for Little People / 2010-08-31

Tracks: Like Me and You - Raffi; Che Che Kule - Aaron Nigel Smith; Fiesta Musical - Maria Medina-Serafin/Carol Brandy; Iko Iko - Buckwheat Zydeco; Quavi Quavi - Taj Mahal; Silkie Song, The - Karan Casey; Ani...
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Various Artists: The Trojan Calypso Collection
Various Artists: The Trojan Calypso Collection

1 CD / Trojan / 2009-05-26

Tracks: Weed, The (Aka Man Pyabba) - Count Lasher - (featuring The Baba Brooks Band/Lyn Taitt); Love in the Cemetery - Lord Kitchener; Jamaica Is the Place to Go - Charlie Binger & His Quartet; Get Me to the...
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2009 two CD set. Focusing on the musical styles that dominated the British Caribbean prior to the development of Ska; this compilation highlights a cross-section...continue...
Liner Note Author: Stephen Nye ....continue...
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PID 854231
Various Artists: Marvellous Boy: Calypso from West Africa
Various Artists: Marvellous Boy: Calypso from West Africa

1 CD / Honest Jon's / 2009-03-31

Tracks: Poor Freetown Boy - Famous Scrubbs; Taxi Driver (I Don't Care) - Bobby Benson & His Combo; Ariwo - Chris Ajilo & His Cubanos; Olubunmi - Roy Chicago; Bere Bote - Mayor's Dance Band; Nylon Dress - Ste...
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Liner Note Author: Mark Ainley.

Though the esteemed English imprint Honest Jon's has devoted a number of compilations to documenting the thriving West Indian music scene of the `30s, `40s, and ...continue...
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HEJN 38
Various Artists: Calypso Cross-Section: Ironclad Calypso with Written Guaranty!
Various Artists: Calypso Cross-Section: Ironclad Calypso with Written Guaranty!

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2009-01-01

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Juxtaposing the musical talents of vocalists Bomber, Wrangler, Killer and Small Island Pride, the art of the 1950s Trinidadian calypso resonates on this recording. These...continue...
Along with the surrealist title, this one is full of Killer ("Baptist Funeral"), Bomber (C.F. Ryan), Wrangler, and Small Island Pride. ~ Don Hill...continue...
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COES 916
Various Artists: Soca Carnival 94
Various Artists: Soca Carnival 94

1 CD / Ice Records / 2009-01-01

Tracks: Jump Up and Wave - Henry Barnett; Flag Party - Superblue; Tempo - Denyse Plummer; Ra-Ti-Ray - Eddy Grant; Four to One - United Sisters; Soca Have Meh Tu Tul Bey - Duke "Mighty Duke"; Ju Ju Warrior - ...
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Personnel: Colin Lucas, Denyse Plummer, Eddy Grant, Machel Montano, Calypso Rose (vocals).

Recording information: Trindad.

Unknown Contributor Roles: Ramgoonai Drupatee; Barnet Henry; Du...continue...
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CIEB 116993
Various Artists: Calypso Lore & Legend
Various Artists: Calypso Lore & Legend

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2009-01-01

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71-year old Chinee Patrick Jones, one of the most famous old-time Calypsonians to pass through Port of Spain, tells stories from his singing days and...continue...
The history of calypso and some of the early songs from about 1890 to 1910, is recounted by Chiney Patrick Jones on this album, which also contains early string band music. ~ Don Hill...continue...
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COES 5016
Various Artists: Calypso Kings and Pink Gin
Various Artists: Calypso Kings and Pink Gin

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2009-01-01

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In a tent somewhere in Port of Spain, calypso kings of past years gather to exchange extemporaneous lyrical insults, just like a game of ping...continue...
Many fine songs recorded in the Young Brigade tent, including Melody's "Jonah and the Bake" (about child abuse) and a calypso war (trading verbal insults) between Melody and Sparrow. ~ Don Hill...continue...
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COES 1185
Various Artists: Calypso Atrocities
Various Artists: Calypso Atrocities

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2009-01-01

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Saucy, ballsy, outspoken, yes, but not exactly an atrocity. Pay close attention to these calypso lyrics by Small Island Pride and Mighty Cypher....continue...
Six more selections by Small Island Pride and others by Killer, Commander, Wrangler, and Cypher. ~ Don Hill...continue...
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COES 1123
Various Artists: Hellish Calypso
Various Artists: Hellish Calypso

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2009-01-01

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Why Hellish? The liner notes explain that it's in part because of the very apparent pear-shaped atrocities a listener hears in out-of-tune melodies and unintelligible...continue...
More Small Island Pride and the Mighty Cypher, Bomber (singing, among others, the beautiful "Gloria," later recorded by Harry Belafonte), Striker (Percy Oblington), Nat Hepburn, Wrangler, Fighter (Shu...continue...
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COES 1122
Various Artists: Castilianne Maracas Waltz: Dance and Music from the Island Tropics
Various Artists: Castilianne Maracas Waltz: Dance and Music from the Island Tropics

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2009-01-01

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Start with a suave terra s+¬ca, a sensual Brazilian lament and follow with a battery of easily danceable Venezuelan waltzes called castilianne that are actually...continue...
This contains several cuts by the Grand Curucaye String Orchestra that show the Venezuelan influence on the calypso of the 1890s and early 1900s. ~ Don Hill...continue...
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COES 10890
Various Artists: Petrol Presents: Greatest Songs Ever - Caribbean [Slipcase]
Various Artists: Petrol Presents: Greatest Songs Ever - Caribbean [Slipcase]

1 CD / Petrol / 2008-07-28

Tracks: Spread the Love - Dawg E. Slaughter; Oil Pumping - Edwin Yearwood/Krosfyah; Sweet Soca Music - Sugar Daddy; One Love - Wally/Screechy Dan/Wally; Back in the Day - Tippa Irie; Reggae Ska - Freddie McG...
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PROL 999506642
Various Artists: Rough Guide to Calypso Gold
Various Artists: Rough Guide to Calypso Gold

1 CD / WMN / 2008-06-24

Tracks: Scandal In the Family - Sir Lancelot; Mathilda - King Radio; Human Race - Lord Pretender; Rum & Coca Cola - Calypso Rose; Edward the Vlll - The Caresser; Ugly Woman - Mighty Bomber; Mary Ann - The Li...
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While most of the Rough Guide music compilations strive to represent the contemporary music of a given region, THE ROUGH GUIDE TO CALYPSO GOLD goes back in time to mine the vaults of Trinidad's rich m...continue...
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WMNW 331213
Various Artists: Soca Gold 2008 [CD/DVD]
Various Artists: Soca Gold 2008 [CD/DVD]

2 CD / VP / 2008-05-20

Tracks: Get On - Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez; Breathless - Blaxx/Roy Cape; Gyal Farm - Shal Marshal/Kerwin DuBois; Feels Like I'm Home Again - Edwin Yearwood; Soka Junkie - Mr. Dale; Bring It - Hunter/Bunji Garlin...
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SOCA Gold 2008 shines with 17 reggae jewels like 'Get On' by Fay Ann Lyons Alvarez, 'Breathless' by Roy Cape featuring Blaxx, 'Gyal Farm' by...continue...
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VPRE VP1820
Various Artists: Stranded in the USA: Early Songs of Emigration
Various Artists: Stranded in the USA: Early Songs of Emigration

1 CD / Trikont / 2005-07-26

Tracks: I'm Leaving Tipperary (Ich Verlasse Tipperary) - Pat White; Lannen Lokari (The Western Logger) - Hiski Salomaa; Ponoc Kad Dodje (When Midnight Comes) - Braca Kapudji; M' Ekapses Ameriki (America, You...
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An outstanding encapsulation of the immigrant experience. Raise a glass to the obsessive compulsive, music lover. On a trip to Rockford, Illinois, archivist Christoph Wagner...continue...
This compilation features the music of European emigrants to America, including such classics as "I'm Leaving Tipperary," "Poor But Ambitious" and "Irish Farewell."

Personnel: Lydia Schaschko, ...continue...
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TRKN 326
Various Artists: Explorer Series: Trinidad - The Sound of the Sun the Westland
Various Artists: Explorer Series: Trinidad - The Sound of the Sun the Westland

1 CD / Nonesuch (USA) / 2003-07-15

Tracks: Sixty-Nine - Westland Steel Band; Patsy - Westland Steel Band; Co-Che-Oh-Co - Westland Steel Band; Erica - Westland Steel Band; Landlord - Westland Steel Band; Mama, This Is Ma's - Westland Steel Ban...
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Carnival music was carried to Trinidad in the late 1700s by French planters and over time, bands grew together and lounder. There are countless stories...continue...
Audio Remasterer: Robert C. Ludwig.

Liner Note Author: Jane Sarnoff.

Recording information: Trinidad (1967).

Nothing evokes the Caribbean sun like the sound of a steel band, and t...continue...
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PID 1050213
Various Artists: Steel Drums of the Caribbean, Vol. 2: Calypso Classics
Various Artists: Steel Drums of the Caribbean, Vol. 2: Calypso Classics

1 CD / Legacy / 2003-01-07

Tracks: Island in the Sun; Banana Boat Song, The (Day-O); Red, Red Wine; Aloha; Guantanamera; Lambada; Jamaican Farewell; Kingston Town; Islande; Pedro; Tocame; Peanut Vendor; Volare; Volcano; Brazil; Yellow...
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TADS 7050527
Various Artists: Legends of Calypso
Various Artists: Legends of Calypso

1 CD / Arc Music / 2002-12-10

Tracks: Calypso Island - Andre Toussaint; Court House Scandal - Calypso Mama; Lizzie Carry Basket - Peanuts Taylor; De Pig an' Goat - Blind Blake; Brown Skin Gal / Mary Ann - Blind Blake; Crazy Like Mad - Le...
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A collection licensed from the Goombay Life archives featuring some of the greats of calypso's early days. Andre Toussaint, Calypso Mama, Blind Blake, and Mighty Panther all hand in a number of perfor...continue...
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ARCM 1774
Various Artists: London is the Place For Me: Trinidadian Calypso In London, 1950-1956
Various Artists: London is the Place For Me: Trinidadian Calypso In London, 1950-1956

1 CD / Honest Jon's / 2002-11-12

Tracks: London Is the Place for Me - Freddy Grant/Lord Kitchener; I Was There (At the Coronation) - Young Tiger/Cyril Blake/Young Tiger; Mix Up Matrimony - Calypso Rhythm Kings/Lord Beginner; My Landlady - F...
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Includes a 40-page illustrated booklet.

Personnel: Wally Fawkes (clarinet); Freddy Grant (saxophone).

Recording information: 01/30/1950-11/23/1956.

Director: Denis Preston.
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CIEB 57964
Various Artists: Carnival One
Various Artists: Carnival One

1 CD / Ice Records / 2002-06-25

Tracks: Bacchanal Time - Superblue; Paul Yer Mudder Cum - Crazy; More the Merrier, The - Mighty Sparrow; Dus in Dey Face - David Rudder; Netty, Netty - Roaring Lion; Roll Your Abdomen - Lord Kitchener; Jump ...
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IC 9300
Various Artists: Calypso Heat
Various Artists: Calypso Heat

1 CD / Victory World / 2001-11-20

Tracks: Hot Hot Hot - Vybe; Never Ever Worry - Pretender; Journer, The - Tambu; Jump for Joy - Superblue; Steelband Times - André Tanker; Irie Tempo - 3 Canal; Play de Music - Sound Revolution; Spanish ...
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Photographers: Lorraine O'Connor; Anese Hadeed.

Calypso Heat is subtitled "the Definitive Calypso Compilation," which it decidedly is not, being neither definitive nor even calypso most of the ...continue...
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VICY 164
Various Artists: Voyager Series: Calypso Passion
Various Artists: Voyager Series: Calypso Passion

1 CD / Columbia River Entertainment Group / 2001-05-01

Tracks: Linstead Market Day-O; Old Lady, You Mash Me Toe; Jamaica Mermaid; Mama Don't Want No Peas; Ten Penny Nail; Miss Goosie; Rum and Coconut Water; Limbo; Not Me; Solas Market Water Come from Me Eye; Dr....
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This is part of Columbia River's Voyager series....continue...
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CBRE 140110
Various Artists: Voyager Series: Caribbean Melodies
Various Artists: Voyager Series: Caribbean Melodies

1 CD / Columbia River Entertainment Group / 2001-04-03

Tracks: Biriri Bamba; Todos Son Iguales; Detras de la Puerta; Ni Amor Ni Primavera; El Alacran; No Creo en Brujeria; Jaleo; Arco Iris; Dime Carinito; Tu Ausencia; La Brujeria en Accion; Por Dios No Te Vayas
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CBRE 140135
Various Artists: Calypso Awakening
Various Artists: Calypso Awakening

1 CD / Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 2000-09-26

Tracks: Saturday Night Blowout - John Buddy Williams Band; Carnival Celebration - Small Island Pride; Boo Boo Man - Lord Melody; Federation - Small Island Pride; No, Doctor, No - Mighty Sparrow; Taxi Driver ...
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Recorded from 1956 to 1962 in Port Of Spain, Trinidad. Includes liner notes by Kenneth Bilby and Keith Warner.

This is part of Smithsonian Folkways series.

Composer: Kenneth Bilby.
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FLKA 40453
Various Artists: Rough Guide to Calypso & Soca
Various Artists: Rough Guide to Calypso & Soca

1 CD / World Music Network / 1999-09-28

Tracks: Never Ever Worry - Lord Pretender; Free Up - Chris "Tambu" Herbert; Phillip My Dear - Mighty Sparrow; Caribbean Party - David Rudder; Cyar Take Dat - Brother Resistance; Jouvert - Hunter & Laventille...
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Another volume of the usually excellent Rough Guide to World Music series, this collection presents the traditional music of the Caribbean, focusing on calypso and soca. Also presented is a more moder...continue...
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WMNW 1040
Various Artists: Caribbean Carnival: Soca Party, Vol. 5
Various Artists: Caribbean Carnival: Soca Party, Vol. 5

1 CD / Coral Sound / 1998-05-12

Tracks: All Aboard - Russell Cadogan; Carnival Time - Peter C. Lewis; Urge, The - Russell Cadogan; Soca Twist - Oscar Benjamin; Wet Me - Russell Cadogan; Wuk Yu Waist - Colin Lucas; Wukerman - Karla Gonzalez...
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Personnel: Colin Lucas, Rooplal Girdharie, Peter C. Lewis , Russell Cadogan, Sandra Dopson, Oscar Benjamin (vocals); Natasha Joseph, Earl Brooks, Robert Greenidge (steel drum)....continue...
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VP 7042822
Various Artists: Soca Gold 1997
Various Artists: Soca Gold 1997

1 CD / VP / 1997-05-31

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Liner Note Author: James Goring.

Recording information: Universal Sounds Studios.

Editors: Paul Shields; Joel Chin.

Photographer: Jae Edmond....continue...
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VPRE VP1499
Various Artists: The Best of Straker's: Ah Feel to Party
Various Artists: The Best of Straker's: Ah Feel to Party

1 CD / Rounder Select / 1996-01-30

Tracks: Bass Man - Shadow; Grine Um - Lord Melody; Sparrow - Count Robin; Streaker, The - Squibby; Chauffeur Wanted - Chalkdust; Ah Feel to Party - Black Stalin; Pan by Storm - Ken "Professor" Philmore (pan ...
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Compilation producer: Gene Scaramuzzo.

Includes liner notes by Gene Scaramuzzo and Bill Nowlin.

Principally recorded at Eagle Sound, Sound Heights and The Platinum Factory, Brooklyn, New...continue...
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PID 506609
Various Artists: Beauty and the Beat: Favorite Disney Tunes in Steelband Style
Various Artists: Beauty and the Beat: Favorite Disney Tunes in Steelband Style

1 CD / Delos / 1995-01-01

Tracks: Spoonful of Sugar, A - (from "Mary Poppins"); Heigh-Ho! - (from "Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs"); Some Day My Prince Will Come - (from "Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs"); Under the Sea - (from "The...
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DEL 4027
Various Artists: Pan All Night: Steel Band Music
Various Artists: Pan All Night: Steel Band Music

1 CD / Delos / 1993-01-01

Tracks: Birthday Party - Phase II Pan Groove/Austin Lyons; Dus' in Dey Face - David Rudder/Exodus; All Night (Reprise) - Ken Philmore/Moods (reprise); Mystery Band - Amoco Renegades/Aldwin Roberts; Pan in Yu...
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Liner Note Author: Simeon L. Sandiford.

Arranger: T. Valentine....continue...
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DEL 4022
Various Artists: Sing De Chorus: Calypso from Trinidad and Tobago
Various Artists: Sing De Chorus: Calypso from Trinidad and Tobago

1 CD / Delos / 1992-01-01

Tracks: Country Club Scandal; Madame Khan; Songs of Long Ago; Dew and Rain; Workers' Plea; St. Peter's Day; Black Market; Leave Me Alone Dorothy; Ugly Woman / Trouble And Misery; Los Iros; Gold in Africa, Th...
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This, from a recording made during Carnival 1991, is a collection of re-creations of the calypsos written by the greats of the 1930s -- Lord Executor, Lord Beginner, Atilla the Hun, Roaring Lion, Grow...continue...
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