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Calypso Lore and Legend

Various Artists
Calypso Lore and Legend

71-year old Chinee Patrick Jones, one of the most famous old-time Calypsonians to pass through Port of Spain, tells stories from his singing days and sings old tunes. As Jones reminisces, Carnival 1956 rages throughout the city, and this recording offers the chance to sample tunes from the calypso tent. Also featured is the music of an early string band from Santa Cruz led by flutist Poposit.

Track Listing

101
Old Songs and Stories from Trinidad 1 Chinee Patrick Jones 10:51
102
Old Songs and Stories from Trinidad 2 n/a 4:32
103
Old Songs and Stories from Trinidad 3 n/a 11:10
201
Calypso Tent: The Ugly One Young Brigade and the Mighty Spitfire 3:07
202
Calypso Tent: Steel Band in Carnival n/a 2:16
203
Calypso Tent: Bamboo Tamboo Session n/a 2:42
204
Bakalia Poposit's Old Time String Band 3:56
205
Spanish Waltz Poposit's Old Time String Band 3:27
206
Paseo Poposit's Old Time String Band 2:43
207
Spanish Waltz Poposit's Old Time String Band 4:17

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