:: Title :: Djab-la Crié Mwen
:: Genre :: work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Palague, Garphill [vocal]
Unidentified men [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Anse La Raye (None), Anse la Raye (St. Lucia)
:: Language :: Saint Lucian Creole French
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Saint Lucian, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Anse La Raye II 7/62
:: Date :: 7/25/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1183.0, Track 7 (00:01:57)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features different groups of singers performing drinking songs (chanté abwè), game songs, 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 - Prominent antiphonal exchange between the lead singer and chorus. Note the vocalization of sawing sounds simulating the soundscape of an actual working environment. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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