:: Title :: Unidentified work song
:: Genre :: spoken, work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Alexander, Daniel [vocal]
Daisy, Theophilus [vocal]
Francis, Sonny [vocal]
Greenridge, Saville [vocal]
Miller, Norman [vocal]
:: Setting :: A farmer?s field
:: Location :: La Fillette (Saint Andrew), Carriacou (Grenada)
:: Language :: Grenadian Creole English
:: Culture :: Grenadines, Grenada, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: La Fillette 8/62
:: Date :: 8/7/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1223.0, Track 5 (00:02:26)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features performances by a group of men, playing a tug-of-war and doing agriculture work in a field. All of the singing involves some form of call-and-response between the lead singer (not always identified) and chorus. Some of these performances can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Grenada (Rounder 1728). [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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