:: Title :: Who Killed The Coolie Man?
:: Genre :: bongo, wake game/story-song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Briggs, Quenton [vocal]
Charles, Austin [vocal]
Charles, Mervin [vocal]
Cova, Ernest [vocal]
Crawford, Fenton [vocal]
Douglas, John [vocal]
Lagua, Anthony [vocal]
Marcano, Errol [vocal]
Mendez, Lawrence [vocal]
Thomas, Ben [vocal]
Vincent, Elton [vocal]
Wilson, Harold [vocal]
:: Group Name :: Bongo group
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Diego Martin (None), Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: Trinidadian Creole English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Trinidad, Afro-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Diego Martin 5/62
:: Date :: 5/19/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1110.0, Track 2 (00:03:08)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features songs and stories that would be performed at a bongo (i.e., wake ceremony). Performances include game songs and hymns. [Source: Recording and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus. Qua qua (bamboo sticks) accompany this performance. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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