:: Title :: Oh Mother Dinah
:: Genre :: work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Carter, Luther [vocal]
Conner, Christopher [vocal]
Hodge, Frank [vocal]
Richardson, Joseph [vocal]
:: Setting :: Women's League, Methodist Church
:: Location :: South Hill Village (None), South End (Anguilla)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Anguilla, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: South Hill Village 7/62
:: Date :: 7/4/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1143.0, Track 3 (00:02:32)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features a number of instrumental and vocal configurations and performance styles, including: a female chorus with guitar accompaniment (and occasionally male lead); solo voice; and a male chorus; performing work songs, drinking songs, and more. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Prominent antiphonal exchange between lead singer and (male) chorus singing in parallel harmony. [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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