West Indian Rhythm: Trinidad Calypsos on World and Local Events Featuring the Censored Recordings, 1938-1940

West Indian Rhythm: Trinidad Calypsos on World and Local Events Featuring the Censored Recordings, 1938-1940

 Classic Calypso Collective.; Decca Record Company.

Bear Family, 2007


As new, in box. 316 pages : illustrations, maps, photographs ; 31 cm + 10 CDs.  Contents: Calypso and the Trinidad carnival tradition / John H. Cowley. 1938 sessions. Music, the instruments and the songs in calypsos / Donald R. Hill --Netty, Netty: newspaper articles on the excursion to Grenada 1937 --Spanish in Trinidad / Lise Winer --Who was Butler? / Dick Spottswood --Doing the Suzie-Q, some popular contemporary dances --Hideous discoveries and monstrous crimes --Dance music of the past: the Harmony Kings Orchestra / Denis Malins-Smith --The censorship of records, 1937 / John H. Cowley --Calypso, Magic, Religion and Folklore / Donald R. Hill --Sophia Mattaloney, court cases 1905-1909 --Buy me a zeppelin / Lise Winer --The visit of the Normandie --The Lead-up to war 1935-1939 / Richard A. Noblett --Haile Selassie, Ras Tafari / Dick Spottswood & Lise Winer --Decca's Guyanese recordings / Richard A. Noblett --Murder at Fyzabad --Recording for the Decca / Dick Spottswood --Vainglorious appellations / Donald R. Hill & John H. Cowley --Alien pedlars --The Musicians / Donald R. Hill & John H. Cowley. 1939 sessions. Lord Caresser in Guyana / Richard A. Noblett --Lucky Lindbergh / Lise Winer --The Lambeth walk / Richard A. Noblett --Fire losses in Port of Spain --The Panama Canal / Lise Winer --Charming Trinidad / Albert Gomes --The fight of the century: Louis vs Schmeling / Lise Winer --Big film losses --The new shop law / John H. Cowley --Calypso and the Portuguese connection / John H. Cowley, Donald R. Hill & Lise Winer --Gumbo lai lai "promulgates." 1940 sessions. Germany invade Poland: war calypsos, 1940 / Richard A. Noblett --The Muttoo Brothers Orchestra / Richard A. Noblett --Cavalcade of leggos / John H. Cowley --An ode to Sir Lennox O'Reilly --Canboulay, Carnival and calenda / John H. Cowley.  

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