:: Title :: A Sailor Likes a Bottle-o
:: Genre :: jollification song, work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Brooks, Florence [vocal]
Carter, Eugenie [vocal]
Carty, Louisa [vocal]
Gumbs, James A. [vocal]
Harrigan, Alberta [vocal]
Hazel, Claudette [vocal]
Hughes, Evans [vocal]
Lloyd, Edith [vocal]
Reid, Estelle [vocal]
Richardson, Edith [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: The Valley (North Side) (None), North Side (Anguilla)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Caribbean, Anguilla, Afro-Caribbean
:: Session :: The Valley III 7/62
:: Date :: 7/4/1962
:: Reference Information :: T1141.0, Track 20 (00:01:06)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session features a number of performance styles: work songs sung during jollification events, toasts, rhymes, and game songs. [Source: Recordings and Field Log]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Prominent antiphonal exchange between lead singer and chorus. Percussion devices provide rhythmic accompaniment (perhaps simulating a working environment). [Source: Recording]
:: Collection :: Caribbean 1962

 

 

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