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The Real Calypso: 1927-1946

Various Artists
The Real Calypso: 1927-1946

This compilation is an introduction to the golden age of calypso and to some of its greatest exponents. The genre is known for its incisive social commentary, and the songs on this album retain the spirit and irreverence of calypso at home in Trinidad and Tobago.

Track Listing

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101
Edward the VIII (Love Alone) Caresser 3:10
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102
Bing Crosby Roaring Lion 2:56
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103
Louis-Schmeling Fight Atilla the Hun and Roaring Lion 2:31
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104
G-Man Hoover Sir Lancelot with Gerald Clark & the Calypso Orchestra 3:11
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105
War Executor, Caresser, Atilla the Hun, and Roaring Lion 3:10
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106
Five Year Plan Atilla the Hun 3:08
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107
Yankee Dollar Lord Invader 2:32
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201
Four Mills Brothers Roaring Lion 2:49
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202
Money is King The Growling Tiger 3:00
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203
Always Marry a Pretty Woman Lord Beginner 2:24
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204
New York Subway Lord Invader 2:26
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205
Three Friends Advice Executor 3:05
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206
Let Go My Hand Sam Manning 2:52
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207
Miss Bombilla Brown Atilla the Hun 2:42
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