:: Title :: A Toute-o, Aye, Fw Mwen
:: Genre :: lewoz, work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Albert, Prince [vocal]
Callisc, Lard [vocal]
Ferguston, Alpha [vocal]
Gerard, Jones [vocal]
Herelle, Benton [vocal]
Herelle, Dickson [vocal]
Jobier, Maford [vocal]
Launes, Joseph [vocal]
Modest, McNeil [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Anse la Raye (None), Anse la Raye (St. Lucia)
:: Language :: Saint Lucian Creole French
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Saint Lucian, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Anse La Raye I 7/62
:: Date :: 7/18/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1169.0, Track 1 (00:03:51)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features performances by members of a La Rose (lewz) 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 - Recording begins with a rousing introduction delivered by the lead singer. This performance features prominent antiphonal exchange between the lead singer and chorus. Some percussive rhythmic devices are used, perhaps to simulate an actual working environment. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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