:: Title :: Ca-ou Lé, Mama, Ca-ou Lé
:: Genre :: bélè, dance tune
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Benjamin, James [vocal]
Chevalier, Ewen [vocal]
Dudley, Margaret [vocal]
George, Cyril [tanbou bélè]
Henry, Antonia [vocal]
Jolly, Heney [vocal]
Louis, Samuel [vocal]
Paul, Veronique [vocal]
Roberts, Relief [tanbou bélè]
Roberts, Rosanise [vocal]
Williams, Delice [vocal]
:: Group Name :: Bélè group
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Mahaut (None), Saint Paul (Dominica)
:: Language :: Dominican Creole French
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Dominica, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Mahaut I 6/62
:: Date :: 6/23/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1123.0, Track 2 (00:02:01)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features group and solo singing. Genres include bélè (bélé) and merengue as well as lullabies. Two of the recordings in this session can be found on Caribbean Voyage: Dominica (Rounder 1724). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Singing with drum accompaniment. Call-and-response between lead singer and chorus. Handclapping throughout. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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