Caribbean Island Music: Songs and Dances of Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica ()

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Beyond the global popularity of calypso, reggae, and the many son-derived musical forms that have emanated from Cuba, the Caribbean is home to a rich array of traditional music. Taking in a disparate array of root influences from West Africa, the Congo, Guinea, England, Spain, and France, the pan-Caribbean musical landscape includes work songs, lullabies, dance numbers, and ritual pieces. This excellent overview taped by the Latin music expert John Storm Roberts in 1971 covers some of the story, with field recordings from ...

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  1. Calunga
  2. Ya Lo Ve
  3. Amantina
  4. Canto de Hacha
  5. Ay Lola Eh
  6. Salve Corrida
  7. Pindó Mama Pindó
  8. Les Deux Jumeaux
  9. Josephine
  10. Percy Where Him Gone?
  11. Bahl 'Oman Bahl
  12. Georgie Lyon
  13. Emmanuel Road
  14. Mango Time
  15. When I Was in Colón
  16. Chi Chi Bud-Oh!
  17. Obeah Man
  18. Mummies
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Caribbean Island Music: Songs and Dances of Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica
1998, Nonesuch

UPC: 075597204728

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