Download: The Rough Guide To Calypso Gold

The anthology of the best calypso from Trinidad from rare early recordings up to the zenith of the 1950s calypso craze. From the 1920s legendary string orchestras through the forties with the emergence of King Radio, to the worldwide recognition of calypso in the fifties with Lord Pretender, and the legends Lord Kitchener and The Mighty Bomber, The Rough Guide To Calypso Gold delivers a taste of real calypso.
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Track List 1. Sir Lancelot: Scandal in the Family (3:02) 2. King Radio: Mathilda (2:42) 3. Lord Pretender: Human Race (3:45) 4. Calypso Rose: Rum & Coca Cola (4:10) 5. Caresser: Edward the VIII (3:07) 6. The Mighty Bomber: Ugly Woman (2:24) 7. Lion: Mary Ann (3:00) 8. Relator: Nora (3:57) 9. Lord Kitchener: Ah Bernice (2:59) 10. Duke Of Iron: The Lost Watch (2:57) 11. Tiger: Gold in Africa (2:58) 12. Kiskedee Trio: Congo Barra (2:59) 13. Caresser: Madame Khan (2:53) 14. Atilla: La Reine Maribeau (2:50) 15. Sam Manning: Amba Calay (2:59) 16. Belasco’s Orchestra Feat Houdini: Blow Wind Blow (3:05) 17. Houdini: Caroline (3:03) 18. Monrose’s String Orchestra: Old Lady Old Lady (2:54) 19. Houdini: Uncle Jo’ Gimme Mo’ (3:08) 20. King Radio: Man Smart Woman Smarter 3:04 (3:02)
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