:: Title :: Boilolo (I)
:: Genre :: dance tune, instrumental
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Decent, Eldred [fife]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Reid, Joseph [snare drum]
Wathey, Selwyn [bass drum]
:: Group Name :: Big Drum group, Fife & drum band, Lalaps Band
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Irishtown (None), Saint Peter Basseterre (St. Kitts and Nevis)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Kittitian, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: Irishtown 7/62
:: Date :: 7/2/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1140.0, Track 6 (00:01:22)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features two traditional ensembles. The first is a fife and drum band (also known as a big drum group) performing a traditional instrumental repertoire interspersed with comic speeches and toasts. The second is known as a ?scratch band.? Some of the recordings can be found on Caribbean Voyage: Nevis and St. Kitts (Rounder 1731). [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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