V.A. / VIRGIN ISLANDS, Quelbe & Calypso 1956-1960


久々に再入荷しました!ヴィンテージ・カリビアンの貴重音源復刻に力を注ぐ 仏FREMEAUX & ASSOCIES レーベルから、またまたブルーノ・ブルム監修2CDの登場です!〜今回は1956-60年音源による米領ヴァージン諸島の貴重トラック集。カリプソやグンベイに近いものからスペイン語圏カリブとの親近性を聞かせるもの、あるいは北米とアフリカのダイレクトな接点を示唆する Fungi, Scratch, Quelbe系バンドや、ガンボといった独自な音楽ジャンルなど、実に興味深い音源が続きます。28頁ブックレットも充実!

Disc 1
1. Rookombay (Calypso Troubadours / Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
2. Obeah man (Richards, Alwyn / St. Thomas Calypso Orchestra)
3. Alfredo boy (Fleming, Bill / La Motta Brothers / Virgin Islanders)
4. Virgin isle country dance (Thomas, Archie / St. Croix Orchestra)
5. Climbing the mountain (Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
6. Yo’ got to know what to do
7. Cash, cash me ball (Richards, Alwyn)
8. Hindu calypso (Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
9. One gone
10. Money money
11. Nazalin and her mandolin
12. Tease ‘em squeeze ‘em
13. The ping pong (La Motta Brothers / The Mighty Zebra / Virgin Isles Orchestra)
14. Scandal in st. thomas (The Mighty Zebra)
15. Know yo’ know what i got
16. Nothing ventured, nothing gained
17. Pan bush mary (Thomas, Archie)
18. Parakeets
19. Scratch, scratch my back (Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
20. Big confusion (Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
21. West end romance (Thomas, Archie)
22. Touch it (Unknown)

Disc 2
1. Rookombay
2. Chicken gumbo
3. Voodoo woman
4. Englishman’s diplomacy (The Mighty Zebra)
5. We like ike (The Mighty Zebra)
6. Breakfast in a flying saucer
7. Vim vigor and vitality
8. Creole gal (Duke Of Iron)
9. Foolish man (Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
10. Brown skin girl (Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
11. Hit and run (Richards, Alwyn)
12. Kum to papie (Richards, Alwyn)
13. I went to college (The Mighty Zebra)
14. The female woodcutter (The Mighty Zebra)
15. Do for do (Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
16. Moco joe (Thomas, Lloyd Prince)
17. Tickle, tickle
18. Don’t blame it on elvis
19. Watch calla from guatemala
20. Stop the boat
21. Coldest Woman
22. Palma dumplin
23. Kill thing pappy

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