:: Title :: Good Morning
:: Genre :: carnival song, Christmas song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Prentice, Alvin [guitar, vocal]
Reid, Joseph [boom pipe]
Sweeney, George [guitar, vocal]
Wathey, Selwyn [spoon, vocal]
:: Group Name :: Mapleleaf Calypso Band, Scratch band
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Irishtown (None), Saint Peter Basseterre (St. Kitts and Nevis)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Kittitian, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Irishtown 7/62
:: Date :: 7/2/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1140.0, Track 13 (00:02:16)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features two traditional ensembles. The first is a fife and drum band (also known as a big drum group) performing a traditional instrumental repertoire interspersed with comic speeches and toasts. The second is known as a ?scratch band.? Some of the recordings can be found on Caribbean Voyage: Nevis and St. Kitts (Rounder 1731). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Extended vocal extemporization with chorus and band accompaniment. The vocalists are not indicated and are probably members of the ensemble. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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