:: Title :: Bury Boula For Me
:: Genre :: calypso
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Brito, Eugene [flute]
Charles, Ralph [cuatro]
Charles, Robert [bass (double)]
Gervais, Paul [guitar]
Marcano, Neville (Growling Tiger) [vocal]
Mira, Samuel [flute]
Moses, Vivian [violin]
Phipps, Randolph [cuatro]
Williams, Emmanuel [percussion]
:: Group Name :: Calypso group
:: Setting :: 19 Gloster Lodge Road
:: Location :: Port-of-Spain (Port-of-Spain), Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Trinidad, Afro-Trinidadian, Creole-Trinidadian
:: Session :: Port-of-Spain 8/62
:: Date :: 8/17/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1227.0, Track 1 (00:04:49)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features performances by calypsonian Neville Marcano (The Growling Tiger). He is joined by a traditional calypso ensemble and some guest singers. In his field log, Alan Lomax names a number of instrumentalists who participated in this session, and unless otherwise specified they are all listed as "possible" performers. Many of the performances can be heard on Neville Marcano: The Growling Tiger of Calypso (Rounder CD 1717). [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Call-and-response between the lead singer and chorus. Some members of the chorus sing in parallel harmony. Note about song: ?Bones Road is where the burying-ground for those who have died by hanging is situated. [Boula] was a notorious criminal who was eventually tried for murder and hanged? (Field Log). [Source: Recording and Field Log]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962



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