:: Title :: Yeye Ba 'Beji Ro
:: Genre :: shango
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Baisdan, Christiana [vocal]
Jeremiah, Edna [boli]
Jeremiah, Joseph [drum (drums)]
Jones, Euphemia [vocal]
McLean, Evena [vocal]
McQueen, Alice [vocal]
McQueen, Alstead [drum (drums)]
McQueen, Christine [vocal]
McQueen, Emmanuel Babsy [vocal]
McQueen, Irene [vocal]
McQueen, Lena [vocal]
McQueen, Samuel [drum (drums)]
Mitchell, Mary [vocal]
Unidentified [bell (bells)]
:: Group Name :: Shango Group
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Levera (Saint Patrick), None (Grenada)
:: Language :: Yoruba
:: Culture :: Grenadines, Grenada, Yoruba
:: Session :: Levera 8/62
:: Date :: 8/6/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1219.0, Track 10 (00:02:56)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features performances by a Shango group of Yoruba ancestry. Many of these performances can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Grenada (Rounder 1728). Note that the indicated language is only a suggestion, based on the context of the performance. It is likely that many of the performances draw on several languages at the same time. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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