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Bahamian Rake-n-Scrape

Ophie & Da Websites, Bo Hog & Da Rooters
Bahamian Rake-n-Scrape

Rake-n-scrape is the deep sound of Bahamian goombay musical tradition, a marker of Bahamian national identity, and a source of joy and community celebration. On this recording, two groups from Cat Island—Ophie & Da Websites and Bo Hog & Da Rooters—take the basic sonorous ingredients of accordion, scraped saw, and goatskin drum to interpret some of the most popular rake-n-scrape melodies in circulation today. 59 minutes, 24 pages of notes with photos. Compiled and annotated by Timothy Rommen.

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Track Listing

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Da River (round dance) Ophie & Da Websites 2:47
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Emma (round dance) Ophie & Da Websites 2:15
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When Ya Mama Send You to School (round dance) Ophie & Da Websites 2:41
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If Ya Touch Dat Ting Ophie & Da Websites 2:26
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105
Watermelon Is Spoiling on the Vine (round dance)  Ophie & Da Websites 2:11
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106
Times Table (quadrille) Ophie & Da Websites 2:20
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107
Hog in da Mud (heel and toe polka) Ophie & Da Websites 2:31
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108
Mr. Fisher (quadrille) Ophie & Da Websites 2:29
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109
Round and Round da Bar Room (round dance) Ophie & Da Websites 3:34
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110
Mama, Lend Me Ya Pigeon Ophie & Da Websites 3:34
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111
For My Own Things (round dance) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 3:28
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112
Underneath the Bamboo Tree (round dance) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 1:52
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113
Da Gaulin (round dance) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 3:27
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114
Down da Road (round dance) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:58
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115
Emma (round dance) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:55
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116
Mama, Don’t Treat Me So Bad Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:28
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117
Hog in da Mud (heel and toe polka) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:31
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118
Boy Child/Girl Child Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:43
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119
Muddy da Water (heel and toe polka) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:27
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120
Da Ole Gray Hound Dog (round dance) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:49
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Irene Goodnight (waltz) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:55
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When Ya Mama Send You to School (round dance) Bo Hog & Da Rooters 2:09
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