:: Title :: Adieu, Fare-You-Well To The Girls In This Town
:: Genre :: chantey, sailor song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Carter, Luther [vocal]
Conner, Christopher [vocal]
Hodge, Frank [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [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 9 (00:02:26)
:: 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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