:: Title :: Here We Are Today (fragment)
:: Genre :: popular song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Fedee, Therbies [vocal]
Jauves, Emannel [vocal]
Jules, Eldrina [vocal]
Laures, Joseph [vocal]
Philips, Mrs. Clifford [vocal]
Simon, Patrick [vocal]
Williams, Helena [vocal]
:: Group Name :: La Rose Society
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Anse la Raye (None), Anse la Raye (St. Lucia)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Saint Lucian, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Anse La Raye I 7/62
:: Date :: 7/18/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1168.0, Track 2 (00:01:05)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features performances by members of a La Rose (lew˛z) society performing La Rose songs, a group of men performing wake and work songs, and two women performing lullabies. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alternating solo voice and chorus sections sung in unison. Banjo, chac chac, and other percussion instruments accompany the singing. The performance is cut short by Lomax due to some confusion among the performers. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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