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Calypso Kings and Pink Gin

Various Artists
Calypso Kings and Pink Gin

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 pong. The result is highly amusing, highly enlightening and highly creative. Those assembled include legendary rivals Lord Melody and Mighty Sparrow, besides King Fighter, King Solomon and Nat-Hepburn with the March of Dimes Quartet. (Be sure to listen to SWF40453 Calypso Awakening from the Emory Cook Collection.)

Track Listing

101
Dear Sparrow Lord Melody 4:18
102
Senorita March of Dimes 2:03
103
Jonah and the Bake Lord Melody 3:08
104
Silly Meal King Fighter 3:00
105
PNM Balisier Mighty Cypher 2:33
106
Mornin' Time King Solomon 2:41
107
Road March Hit Tunes Tent Band 4:52
201
Creature from the Black Lagoon Lord Melody 3:36
202
Situation in Trinidad Mighty Sparrow 3:00
203
General Election March of Dimes 3:14
204
Sailor Man Mighty Sparrow 2:49
205
Picong (Duel with Insults at Six Inches) The Mighty Sparrow and Lord Melody 4:23
206
Naughty Boy Chaing-Kai-Sheik 2:09
207
Belafonte King Solomon 1:48

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