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Various Artists: Calypso Craze: 1956-57 and Beyond [Box]
Various Artists: Calypso Craze: 1956-57 and Beyond [Box]

7 CD / Bear Family Records (Germany) / 2014-09-09

Tracks: Marry an Ugly Woman - Hubert Raphael Charles; Edward the VIII - The Caresser; Roosevelt in Trinidad - The Lion & The Atilla; Guests of Rudy Vallee - The Lion/Atilla the Hun; Matilda - King Radio; He ...
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Editor: Evelyn Gerstenberger.

Illustrators: Michael Eldridge; Ray Funk; R.A. Andreas.

Photographers: Michael Eldridge; Ray Funk; R.A. Andreas.

Two pages into the thick hardcover b...continue...
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HBIM 2776259
Various Artists: Calypso Lore & Legend
Various Artists: Calypso Lore & Legend

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2012-05-30

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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 / 2012-05-30

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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 / 2012-05-30

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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 / 2012-05-30

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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 / 2012-05-30

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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: Calypso Cross-Section: Ironclad Calypso with Written Guaranty!
Various Artists: Calypso Cross-Section: Ironclad Calypso with Written Guaranty!

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2012-05-30

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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: 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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MFLP R2524473
Various Artists: Panama! 3 - Calypso Panameño, Guajira Jazz, And Cumbia Tipica On The Isthmus  1960-1975
Various Artists: Panama! 3 - Calypso Panameño, Guajira Jazz, And Cumbia Tipica On The Isthmus 1960-1975

1 CD / Soundway / 2009-10-27

Tracks: Fire Down Below; Samba Calypso; Bilongo; Pajaro Zum-Zum, El; Moving-Grooving; Up Tight; Shingalin en Panama; Chombo Pa' la Tienda; Carretera al Canajagua; 20 de Enero en Ocu - Yin Carrizo; Chevere Qu...
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Miles Cleret's Soundway Recordings specializes in rescuing rare and forgotten music from around the globe, and this set, the third in the label's Panama! series, focuses on the fascinating pop music t...continue...
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SDWY 18
Various Artists: The Trojan Calypso Collection
Various Artists: The Trojan Calypso Collection

2 CD / Trojan / 2009-06-16

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...
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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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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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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 - Roy Cape - (featuring Blaxx); Gyal Farm - Shal Marshal/Kerwin DuBois; Feels Like I'm Home Again - Edwin Yearwood; Soka Junkie - Mr. Dale; Bring It - Hunte...
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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: Steel Drums of the Caribbean, Vol. 2: Calypso Classics
Various Artists: Steel Drums of the Caribbean, Vol. 2: Calypso Classics

1 CD / Legacy / 2003-02-12

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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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: 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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DRVT 164
Various Artists: National Geographic: Destination Caribbean
Various Artists: National Geographic: Destination Caribbean

1 CD / Sugo / 2001-10-09

Tracks: Stir It Up - David Rudder; Alfa Yaya - Kali; Soul Rebel - Bob Marley; Never Ever Worry - Lord Pretender; Lota La - Sonny Mann; Meaning of Women, The; Wild Indian Band - André Tanker; Don't Rock ...
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This is part of Sugo's National Geographic Series.

Authors: Derek Walcott; Gregory Isaacs; Marcus Garvey.

Photographers: Todd Gipstein; Kristen Ambrosi.

Another in a series of rel...continue...
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CMDD 104
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: Les  No. 1 des Clubs des Antilles
Various Artists: Les No. 1 des Clubs des Antilles

1 CD / Debs / 1998-04-09

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HBIM 918574
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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