:: Title :: Elvin, Elvina-o
:: Genre :: game song, ring play
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Estephane, Philomene [clapping, vocal]
Unidentified [clapping, vocal]
:: 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 7 (00:02:03)
:: 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 - Antiphonal exchange between the lead singer and chorus. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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