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Caribbean Rhythms

Various Artists
Caribbean Rhythms

"San Andrés is a small, English-speaking island community of approximately five thousand inhabitants off the coast of Nicaragua. Previously unrecorded, the music is the product of an interesting cultural history, including English, North American and Latin American influences. Originally settled by Jamaican planters and their slaves, it was ceded to Colombia in the 1790s and, in spite of the cultural domination by this Spanish-speaking nation, it has been able to maintain the larger body of its earlier traditions..."

Thomas J. Price Jr

"San Andrés es una pequeña isla, con una comunidad angloparlante de aproximadamente cinco mil habitantes, que está ubicada frente a la costa de Nicaragua. Su música, nunca grabada hasta ahora, es el producto de una interesante historia cultural que incluye influencias inglesas, norteamericanas y latinoamericanas. Originalmente poblada por plantadores jamaiquinos y sus esclavos, la isla fue cedida a Colombia hacia 1790 y, a pesar de la dominación cultural de este país hispanohablante, ha podido mantener una nada despreciable cantidad de sus antiguas tradiciones..."

Thomas J. Price Jr.


Track Listing

101
So Them Bad Minded (Calypso) Aguinaldo Hooker 2:12
102
Congo Malata (Calypso) Aguinaldo Hooker 2:01
103
Sound Bay Gal (Calypso) Sonny Dilbert and Sandino Ellis 2:45
104
Donkey Race (Calypso) Aguinaldo Hooker 2:08
105
Mami Te Digo (Bolero-Mambo) Sandino Ellis 3:57
106
Stickman (Calypso) Aguinaldo Hooker 2:14
201
Stone Cold Dead in the Market (Calypso) Sandino Ellis 1:39
202
Avelina Sandino Ellis 2:05
203
A Colombian Pasillo (Instrumental) n/a 2:10
204
Al Oscuro Sandino Ellis 2:40
205
Old Lady, You're Mashing Me Toe (Calypso) Iva Dilbert and Sandino Ellis 2:13
206
Juancito Lucupi (Guaracha Instrumental) n/a 1:28
207
Bagee (Calypso) Aubon Baldonado 2:54
208
Colombian Pasillo (Instrumental) n/a 2:15

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