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André Charles and His Quisqueya Ibo Combo Group (Haiti)

André Charles and His Quisqueya Ibo Combo Group (Haiti)

Haitian vocalist and composer André Charles was a Romantic who thoroughly appreciated “Une femme qui belle” (“a beautiful woman”). Songs composed for the Port-au-Prince-based Ibo Combo, popular during the 1970s, are nostalgic tributes to “le Belle Bagaille” (“Beautiful Thing”) that nod to peyizan (peasant) folk practices.

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El vocalista y compositor Haitiano André Charles fue un romántico profundamente apreciado por ”Une femme qui belle“ (una bella mujer). Canciones compuestas por el Combo Ibo Port-au-Prince-based, popular durante la década de 1970, son tributos nostálgicos de ”Le Belle Bagaille“ que asienten a las prácticas populares Peyizan (campesino en idioma haitiano.

Track Listing

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Une Fille pour ma Gout (A Girl for my Taste) André Charles 3:17
102
Marie André Charles 4:32
103
Femme qui Belle (Beautiful Woman) André Charles 2:42
104
Ibo Combo (Ibo Combo Theme Song) André Charles 3:43
105
A la Belle Bagaille (Beautiful Thing) André Charles 3:04
106
Plat Creole (Creole Food) André Charles 2:13
201
Pendant je Dormais (While I Sleep) André Charles 3:45
202
Bagaille Qui Belle André Charles 3:25
203
Fé Acacia (Acacia Leaves) André Charles 3:15
204
Jeanette Cherie André Charles 2:21
205
Maman'm Coté ou Yé? (Sweetheart, Where Are You?) André Charles 3:10
206
Céremonie Farine (Ritual Song) André Charles 4:48

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