:: Title :: Mama Mwen Mal Marière (Mama, He's Making Eyes At Me)
:: Genre :: drinking song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Ferguston, Alpha [vocal]
Unidentified [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 II 7/62
:: Date :: 7/25/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1185.0, Track 4 (00:02:54)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features different groups of singers performing drinking songs (chanté abwè), game songs, and work songs. Some of the game songs can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Brown Girl in the Ring (Rounder CD 1716). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alternating solo and chorus sections. Chorus sings in parallel harmony. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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