:: Title :: J'ai Fait La Route Par Bois
:: Genre :: ballad, dance tune
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Gustave, Richard [vocal]
Unidentified [clapping, foot stomping]
:: Setting :: Oleon (Aux Lyons)
:: Location :: Dennery (None), Dennery (St. Lucia)
:: Language :: Saint Lucian Creole French
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Saint Lucian, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Dennery 7/62
:: Date :: 7/21/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1181.0, Track 1 (00:02:12)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features different groups of singers performing drinking songs (chanté abwè), game songs, songs and music for dancing, and work songs. Some of the game songs can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Brown Girl in the Ring (Rounder CD 1716). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This song begins as a ballad sung solo, a cappella. However, toward the end of the recording (and after some discussion), it segues into a dance rhythm where the audience participates with handclapping and foot stomping. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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