VARIOUS - GOOMBAY! MUSIC FROM THE BAHAMAS 1951-59

VARIOUS - GOOMBAY! MUSIC FROM THE BAHAMAS 1951-59

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: BONGO JOE

Release date: 24/03/2017

Barcode: 7640159731023

Catalog no.: BJR0000002

Item ID: 442815

Just off the Florida coast, Bahamian Goombay music is a succulent hybrid, somewhere between rhythm and blues, Trinidadian calypso and Jamaican mento, yet it comes from the Bahamas, where it lives on as a separate style. The presence of world-class composers and performers Blind Blake Higgs, George
Symonette or Charlie Adamson made the sounds of Nassau a Golden Age, filled with unique charm and tropical dreams. A perfect following to the Blind Blake & His Royal Victoria Hotel Calypsos compilation Bongo Joe had released on the Moi J'Connais label a couple of years ago!
SIDE 1:
1. Goombay Rock - Blind Blake
2. Coconut Woman - Freddie Munnings
3. Goombay - George Symonette
4. Bangalee - Charlie Adamson
5. Bullfrog Dressed In Soldiers Clothes - Delbon Johnson
6. Digby - Freddie Munnings
7. La Cruz - Andr Toussaint
SIDE 2:
1. Come To The Caribbean - Freddie Munnings
2. Spirit Rum - Blind Blake
3. Sly Mongoose - Delbon Johnson
4. Nassau Merengue - Andre Toussaint
5. Camilla - George Symonette
6. Nassau Night - Delbon Johnson
7. Uncle Joe, Gimme Mo - Vincent Martin

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