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Subject: Songbook Indexing: Calypso Songbooks
From: Joe Offer
Date: 01 Jun 11 - 07:47 PM

    This is part of our edited songbook indexing project. Feel free to post to this thread, but be aware that messages posted here are subject to deletion or editin.


If you have access to books of Mento, Calypso, or Caribbean songs, I wondered if you could post the index of the book here, perhaps along with a brief review of the book.


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Subject: RE: Index: Calypso Song Book (Attaway)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 01 Jun 11 - 07:50 PM

I've seen mention of this book, but don't know if I want to buy it. It seems like most of the songs in this book are the common, well-known ones.

Calypso song book /

William AttawayLyle Kenyon EngelBill Charmatz

1957 1st ed.
English : Printed music : Popular music 1 score (64 p.) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
New York : McGraw-Hill,
Cordelia Brown -- Water come a me eye -- Banana boat loader's song -- Matilda -- A band of birds -- Judy drownded -- Hill and gully rider -- Nassau bound -- Mary Ann -- Hosanna -- Brown skin girl -- Mongoose dead oh -- Man smart, woman smarter -- Storm warning -- Big bamboo -- Sweet Chacoun -- Always one rain -- Sound the fire alarm -- Lemme go, Melda Marcy -- Have you heard? -- Her reputation -- Water in me rum -- Lovely cricket -- Gimme back my shilling -- Fisherman's song.


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Subject: Index: West Indian and Calypso Songs (Silverman)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 01 Jun 11 - 08:05 PM

West Indian and Calypso songs /

Jerry Silverman

1994, ©1995
English : Printed music : Popular music 1 score (64 p.) : ill. ; 32 cm.
New York : Chelsea House, ; ISBN: 0791018407 9780791018408 0791018563 (pbk.) 9780791018569 (pbk.)

A collection of songs created from the coming together of West African and European traditions in the Caribbean region.

Aurore Pradère -- Guardian beauty contest -- The commissioner's report -- Criolla Carabalí -- Love alone -- All my trials -- Feuille-o -- Shame and scandal in the family -- Throw me anywhere -- Hey lolly, lolly -- River of Babylon -- Pay me my money down -- Lion den pon road -- Delia -- Day-o -- Michié Préval -- Double drill -- Dry weather houses -- 'Round the Bay of Mexico -- Let me go down -- God made us all -- Deep blue sea -- Run come see Jerusalem -- Money is king -- Genocide -- Workers' appeal -- The sloop John B. -- Musieu Bainjo.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso Songbooks
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 01 Jun 11 - 09:28 PM

SONGS FROM TRINIDAD

Edric Connor

1958, Arranged for voices, guitar, drum and bass by Gareth Walters.
Oxford University Press, London, quarto, pbk.

West Indian Negro Spirituals
1. The Lord's Prayer
2. De Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy
3. We Are Goin' Home
4. Death, O Me Lawd
5. When Joshua Walk Roun' Jerico
6. John Wrote
7. Bam Bye, Me Lawd
8. Weary Travelers
9. Mercy Pourin' Down
10. De Angels Rejoicin'
11. A Little More Oil in Your Lamp
12. I Gwine Home
13. Gone to Glory
14. Oh, How Long
15. Safe in de Promise' Land

Calypsos
16. Run Away, Kaiser William
17. Go 'Way, Jestina
18. Papa Didn't Know
19. The Stuttering Pastor
20. Congo Bara
21. Murder in de Market
22. Sing Sally Oh

Work Songs
23. One, Two, Three
24. Salt Fish Water
25. Time for Man Go Home
26. Highland Dey

Folk Customs
27. Ogoun Belele
28. Pain 'ou ca Mange
29. Ogoun Karanga
30. De Fey in Calima Pass

Folk Dances
31. Dat Girl in de Coffee
32. Sweet Man Doh Re
33. Limbo

Folk Tales
34. Mina
35. Lim Lim Lim
36. Grey Mondie

Miscellaneous
37. Dodo Petite Popo
38. Doggie, Doggie
39. Blow, Nelson
40. Dulcie
41. Roogooroogoo
42. Vexation Song
43. Estalin
44. You Bin Dey
45. Call Up Me Rosebud


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso Songbooks
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 01 Jun 11 - 09:47 PM

CALYPSO SONGS OF THE WEST INDIES

Massie Patterson and Lionel Belasco
Free transcription by Maurice Baron
English versions by Olga Paul

1943
M. Baron Co., New York, quarto, 26pp., pbk.

Invocation
Tinga Layo (Donkey Song)
Pack She Back to She Ma
Louis Camille
See Me Little Brown Boy?
Mourning Song
Petite Brun Doux-Doux (I'm Dark-eyed and Petite)
Borde, C'est Vrai (Trinidad Race Track Song)
Martinique Brulée (Martinique Has Burned)
Oh, Not a Cent
L'Année Passée (Last Year)
Déviré Katie (Katie Come Home)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: jamaican folk music
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 08 Jun 11 - 06:08 AM

There's a small booklet "Brown gal in de Ring"
12 jamaican Folk-Songs
Collected & arranged for schools by OLIVE LEWIN
Oxford University Press 1974
ISBN 0 19 330544 5

Contents
Colon man
Black bud
Biddy Biddy
jane & Louisa
Clap hands
Run Moses
Guinea war
Time gets so hard
When I go home
Brown gal in de ring
Late a come
On my way to heaven

My copy was from my local Oxfam shop!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: jamaican folk music
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 08 Jun 11 - 12:23 PM

Nigel,a good little booklet, now a collectors' item. The same booklet, titled Alle, Alle, Alie, or Dandy Shandy, have, I believe, the same 12 songs. A good one to pick up.
Olive Lewin's books, mostly paperbacks, were never mass-produced or were limited in circulation, except for her book on Jamaican food.
Worth looking for is her collection, Forty Folk Songs of Jamaica; I think I have located a copy.

Morwen and I will be posting Jamaican 'folk' songs; posted by title mostly. I think Joe Offer will be collecting them together in some way.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 10 Jun 11 - 01:56 PM

JAMAICAN SONG AND STORY
Annancy Stories, Digging Sings, Ring Tunes, and Dancing Tunes. With introductory essays.

Walter Jekyll, coll. and edit., 1904 (Dover reprints), The Folk-lore Society, LV.

Part I
Annancy Stories.
51 stories, (cf. Joel Chandler Harris coll.), many with brief musical scores.
Annancy and Brother Tiger
etc.

Part II
Digging Sings
Oh hurrah, boys!
Ho biddybye
Tell Mr. Linky
Tell Mr. Bell
Bad homan oh!
Bell a ring a yard oh!
The one shirt I have
Jessie cut him yoke
T'ree acre of Cahffee
Away, away
Wednesday morning before day
Oh Samuel oh!
Oh 'liza oh!
Aunty Mary oh!
Oh me yerry news!
Jes' so me barn
Tell Mary say
Me tell them gall
Gold, amber gold
Gee, oh mother Mac
Leah married a Tuesday
Cheer me oh!
Me cock a crow
Oh Selina!
Sambo Lady
John Thomas
Whé mumma dé!
Toady
Me know the man
Minnie
You want to yerry Duppy talk
Me know Sarah
Me donkey want water
A Somerset me barn
Timber lay don 'pon pit
Me want go home
War down a Monkhead

Part III
Ring Tunes
Little Sally Water
Poor Little Zeddy
Whé me lover dé?
Ring a diamond
Carry Banana
Pass the ball
Me los' me gold ring
Old Mother Phoebe
Deggy
Me go da Galloway Road
Rosybel
Bull a pen ho!
Two man a road
Adina Mona
Palmer
Mother Freeman
Me have me goosey a me yard
Drill him, Constab!
If you make him come out
Oh me Toad oh!
There's a black boy in a ring
Johnny
Me lover gone a Colon bay
Good morning to you, mother
Johnny Millar
Bahlimbo
Oh den Jacky
Ha, ha, ha, ha!

Part IV
Dancing Tunes

(to follow in next post)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 10 Jun 11 - 04:06 PM

Jamaican Song and Story con't.

Part IV
Dancing Tunes

When I go home
Guava root a medicine
Crass-lookin' dig up'tairs
Goatridge have some set a gal
Me carry me ackee a Linstead market
Since Dora Logan
Fire, Mr. Preston, Fire!
Tief cahffee
Fan me, soldierman
Manny Clark
Bungo Moolatta
Bahl, Ada
Rise a roof in the morning
Oh we went to the river
Auntie Jane a call Minnie
Marty, Marty
What make you shave old Hall?
Run, Moses, run
Whé you da do?
Mother William, hold back Leah
Oh, General Jackson!
Soldier, da go 'way
Don't cry too much, Jamaica gal
Dip them
Very well, very well
Oh trial!
Father, I goin' to join the confirmation
Obeah down dé
The other day me waistcoat cut
All them gal a ride merry-go-round
Merry-go-round a go fall down
Try, dear, don't tell a lie
Look how you mout'
Breezy say him no want Brown lady
Isaac Park gone a Colon
Matilda dé 'pon dyin' bed
Mas' Charley
Me buggy a sell
Oh 'zetta Ford, gal
Birdyzeena
Me an' Kattie no 'gree
Down-town gal
Sal, you ought to been ashame
Good morning, Mr. Harman
Hullo me honey!
When mumma dere
Oh jilly oh!
James Brown, you mahmy call you
When I go home
Feather, feather, feather
Quaco Sam
Anch a bite me
Me know one gal a Cross Road
Moonshine baby
I have a news
Once I was a trav'ller
Oh me wouldn' bawl at all
You take junka 'tick
Yellow fever come in
Jimmy Rumpy
Susan, very well why oh!
Bahss, Bahss, you married you wife
Blackbird a eat puppa corn, oh!
Me da Coolie sleep on Piazza
Notty Shaw
You worthless Becca Watson
Since the waggonette come in
Them Gar'n Town people
Young gal in Jamaica, take warning
Me no min a concert
Complain, complain, complain
I can't walk on the bare road
Come go da mountain
Amanda Grant
Last night I was lying on me number
Me lassie, me dundooze
Mister Davis brine some'ting fe we all
A whé the use
Quattywort' of this!
Mongoose a come

Appendix:
A. Traces of African melody in Jamaica
English airs and motifs in Jamaica


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 10 Jun 11 - 08:47 PM

FOLK SONGS OF BARBADOS

Trevor Marshall, Peggy McGeary, Grace Thompson, researched and compiled by, 1981, Ian Randle Publishers, Kingston, Jamaica.

All songs with musical scores, chords.

Section A: Narrative Social Songs

Hurrah for Jin Jin (Lick an' Lock up Done Wid)
De Ice House Song
Murder in de Market
Conrad
King Ja Ja
The Riot Song- Tonight is a Funny Day

Section B: Children's Songs

John Belly Mama
Magazina
Zamnickey
Lullaby- Go to Sleep Baby
Miss Allamby
Shallow Plate (Three White Horses)
Row, Row, Nanny!
Whole Peas an' Rice
Nicky, Nicky Bamboo
Crow, Nanny, Crow!
Cahn Fin' Muh' Gol' Ring
Draw a Bucket o' Water
Jean 'n Annie
Jessamine

Section C: Tuk Band Songs

Ah Dis Muh Inez
De 24th May
Want One Shilling

Section D: Work Songs
Blackbird
Backra Missy
Miz Mattie
Oh, Poor Me!

Section E: Social Songs

Backra Johnnies- De Redleg Song
Mister John Bayne
Speightstown People
Wooden Foot Man
Sealy Hall
Mummy Plant Some Seas'nin'
De Goaty Road
De Breadfruit Song
De Cabin
Ah Come From Home
Glandairy
Millie Gone to Brazil
Hip! Hip! I Love Lou Lou
Mr Boyiss (Boyce)
Yuh Betta Do Good

Section F: Songs About Men

Panama Man
Policeman
Hart (Don't Wear No Shoes)
Bubba (Brudda) Neddy
Jehu
Bancroft
Bromley
March Monkey
Pernay
Mr Cunningham

Section G: Songs About Women

Emma (Don' Know Me Now)
Da Cocoa Tea
Yuh Confuse
Mar'yon (Marion)
Gerdene Brown
Ratty Tick
Bunzy an' Etheline
Jessie Mahon (Pack She Back to She Ma)
Miss Hessie
Ah Went Down de Bay Hill
Not Me, Doctor
Country Gals
Weh Muh Jenny Gone
Mammy Advice
Dis Fuh Me
See Much Lil' Brown Gal
Miss Bailey

Section H: Recent Songs About The Folk

Honey Baba
Sugar Cane
De Fisherman

References
Index of Titles
Index of First Lines


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: MorwenEdhelwen1
Date: 10 Jun 11 - 09:14 PM

Mango Time: Folk Songs of Jamaica
Noel Dexter, Geoffrey Taylor, Ian Randle Publisherds, Kingston, Jamaica, 2007.

Introduction

Jamaican Folk Forms

Ada

All Dem Ole One

Bad Mada'an-Law

Banyan Tree

Before Mi Married

Big Big Sambo Gyal

Blackbud A Eat Puppa Corn

Chi Chi Bud

Colon Man

Confusion

Cudelia Brown

Dallas Gawn A Cuba

Dandy Shandy

Daniel God

Day Oh

Di Ribba Ben Come Dung

Dip An' Fall Back

Dip Dem Bedward

Dis Lang Time Gyal

Docta Bud

Elena

Fan Mi Solja Man

Ganja Woman

Go Dung a Bethlehem

Hill An' Gully

Hol' 'Im Joe

Hosannah! Mi Build Mi House

I Come to See Janie

Iron Bar

Jackass A Jump 'An Bray

Jackass Wid 'Im Long Tail

Jane An' Louisa

John Crow Say

Judy Drownded

Laas Cyaan Fine

Late A Come

Lignum Vitae

Linstead Market

Linstead Train

Lion Heart

Lizzie jane

Mango Time

Mango Walk

Mattie Walla Laf

Missa Bilban Party

Missa Ram Goat O

Moon A Shine

Mrs. Flannigan

Never Tell A Woman

Nobody's Business

Ole Maas Charley

On Dat Great Day

Parakeet

Pass Di Ball

Ratta Mada 'an Law

Rio Grande

River Bank Coverly

Roas' Breadfruit

Rocky Road

Rukumbine

Run Isaac

Sammy Dead

Sly Mongoose

Some Day

Sweetie Charley

Teacher Lick Di Gyal

Train A Blow

Try Dear Don't Tell A Lie

Unity

Waata Come A Mi Yeye

Wheel An' Turn Mi

Wheel O' Matilda

Woman a Hebby Load

Yu Ever Hear Duppy Laugh

Yu Tell a Lie

Glossary


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: MorwenEdhelwen1
Date: 10 Jun 11 - 09:14 PM

*Edit: "Publishers".


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: MorwenEdhelwen1
Date: 11 Jun 11 - 02:59 AM

Another Edit: "Godfrey", not "Geoffrey".


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Gda Music
Date: 11 Jun 11 - 02:51 PM

Folk Songs of JAMAICA
Edited and arranged by Tom Murray
Oxford University Press (60p) - ISBN 0 19 330585 2
Foreword by Hugh Paget

INTRODUCTION - TOM MURRAY
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, B.W.I - April, 1951

CONTENTS

ACCOMPONG SONGS
House an`Lan`

GAMES AND DANCES
Ada
Ball Gawn Roun`
Hill an` Gully
Hol` yuh Han`

LOVE SONGS
Dallas Gawn
Wata Come a Me Y`eye

MISCELLANEOUS
Call Dinah
Cudelia Brown
Fan Me Solja Man
Fyah Bun
Hosanna
One Solja Man
Rookoombine
Teacher Lick de Gal

SONGS ABOUT ANIMALS OR BIRDS
Chi-Chi Bud Oh!
Docta Bud
Monkey Draw Bow
Ratta Madan-Law

SONGS FROM JAMAICAN FOLKLORE
Mada Cantinny
Missa Ramgoat

SONGS WITH CHORUSES
De Ribber Ben Come Dung
Linstead Market
Matta Walla-Lef`
Nobody`s Business
Ribber Ben Come Dung

WORKING SONGS
Day Dah Light
Judy Drownded
Las Kean Fine
Sammy Dead Oh!

NOTE
Twelve of these songs have been arranged, with guitar accompaniments and optional alto or bass voices, by John Gavall (Twelve Folk Songs from Jamaica, O.U.P.).This publication may also be used as a melody edition (the piano plays from the original collection).


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 11 Jun 11 - 03:51 PM

FOLK SONGS OF THE CARIBBEAN

1958. Coll. by Jim Morse, Intro. by Tom Glazer, Preface by Lord Burgess.
Words, musical score with guitar chords. Spanish, patois and English words where called for.

MEXICO

La Cucaracha
Go Ask of the High Stars Gleaming
Meander in Mexico
Little Bird of the Cliff
Get Up, My Ox
The White Dove
The Signal
The Street Called Dove Street
The Deer
Record Index, Entertainment Guide, Bibliography

GUATEMALA
The Carpenter
Record Index and Entertainment Guide.

EL SALVADOR
Lullaby
Record Index and Entertainment Guide

HONDURAS
Lullaby
Record Index and Entertainment Guide

NICARAGUA
Serpent of the Sea
Record Index and Entertainment Guide

COSTA RICA
No Tree But Has a Shadow
Sweet Sugar Cane
R. I. etc.

PANAMA
Joy

THE BAHAMAS
Don't You Weep After Me

CUBA
Episode in Havana

JAMAICA
Day Duh Light (Banana Loader's Song)
Linstead Market
Judy Drownded
Rookoombine
Cudelia Brown
Wata Come a Me Y'eye
Hill an' Gully
When You See de Ugly One
Dry Weather Houses
Manuel Ground
Ball Gawn Roun'
Teacher Lick de Gal
Little Blue Bell
Hol' Yuh Han'
Walking Roun' de Valley
Glossary, R. I. etc.

HAITI
Chouchoune
Steersman
R. I. etc.

PUERTO RICO
The Pearl
R. I. etc

VIRGIN ISLANDS
Highway Robber
Parliament Gardens
R. I. etc.

GUADELOUPE
Goodbye Silk, Goodbye Madras
R. I. etc.

MARTINIQUE
Syrup Is So Sweet
Martinique Has Burned
I'm Dark-Eyed and Petite
R. I. etc.

BARBADOS
Pack She Back to She Ma
R. I. etc.

TRINIDAD
Marian
Run Joe
Out de Fire
Invocation
Gin and Cocoanut Water
Arima Tonight, Sangre Grande Tomorrow
I Need a Man
R. I. etc.

VENEZUELA
Riqui, Riqui, Riquirran
The Grotesque Dummy
R. I. etc.

The Caribbean Craze in the U. S.
Pronunciation Guides (Spanish, Creole-French)
Guitar Chords


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 30 Jun 11 - 04:36 PM

FORTY FOLK SONGS OF JAMAICA

Olive Lewin, collected and transcribed by, 1973.
With musical scores, Notes and Glossary. Comments and photographs.

General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.

Abeng a blow (Maroon, communication announcement)
All dem ole one (Tambo lament)
Back to Ethiopia (Rastafarian song)
Bambury Dove (Wakes and death ceremonies)
Banyan Tree (Sing and dance)
Bartily (Work song)
Bedward (The prophet of August Town)
Bell a ring a yard (Heard during Jonkunnu )
Biddy Biddy Game song)
Blackbud (Nursery song)
Blow Billy Boy, Blow (Work song, based on British chantey)
Checkerman (Work song, loading bananas)
Come to see Janie (Game song)
Coverly ('Stone' game, with diagram)
Dandy Shandy (Drinking mother)
Daniel God (Faith)
Dis Long time gal (Mento)
Done Baby (Nursery song)
Fire drop in deh (Maroon song)
Fire Tick (Complaint song)
Go way Mandah (Greed)
Hear de duppy laugh (Mischievous spirit)
Joe Liner (Farm labor)
John Crow (Work song)
Little Samuel-O (Revival song)
Mango Walk (Mento)
Monkey jawbone (Jawbone instrument ?)
Parakeet (Revival song)
Queen jus' arrive (Night-long contest song, 'bruckins')
River of Babylon (Rastafarian version)
Sailor girl from Asia (Song cf. "The Golden Ball," etc.)
Sally (Hauling houses, slave song)
Shayni Shayni (Nago, word meaning unknown)
Some Day (Revival song)
Teng God Assunu Dead (Kumina song)
Tenk you for de Chris'mus (Jonkunnu song)
Time get so hard (Perhaps from Anansi story)
Wash and be clean (revival song)
Wheel Oh (Jonkunnu)
When you see one pretty gal (quadrille dancing, song)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 24 Jan 16 - 05:07 AM

The Calypso Carnival
Ten Exciting Authentic Calypsos
SU-55-23
© 1957, by Ludlow Music, Inc. New York, N.Y.
Selling Agent Hansen Publications, Inc. 119 West 57th Street New York 19, N.Y.

Trinidad Blues
Better Woman Than You (Gal, Tell Me That Again)
Zombie Jamboree (Back To Back)
Solas Market
Victoria Market
Union Street
Ministre A Zaca
Choucounne
Shimmy Like A Lady
Small Island

(Recorded on Colmbia Record Album • CL 1007 "The Calypso Carnival")


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 26 Jan 16 - 06:53 PM

Calypso Sheet Music, Vol. I, No. I, PDC
Foreword by Bill Attaway
© 1957 by Calypso Music, Inc.* 211 West 58th Street, New York 19, N.Y

Hill and Gully Rider
Sound the Fire Alarm
Banana Boat Loader's Song
Lovely Cricket
Mary Ann
Judy Drownded
Brown Skin Girl
Water Come-A Me Eye
Ugly Woman
Sisal Grass
Hold Him Joe
Cordelia Brown

*Note: Calypso Music Inc. was the same Bill Attaway - Lyle Engel joint venture behind the "Calypso song book" of Joe's original post (01 Jun 11 - 07:50 PM.)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: John on the Sunset Coast
Date: 27 Jan 16 - 03:03 PM

Recorded on Colmbia(sic) Record Album • CL 1007 "The Calypso Carnival"
I have this album. In addition to the songs listed at 24 January 16, these three songs are on the record.

Honey Man
Miss Emmalina
Chicken Gumbo and Okra Water


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 28 Jan 16 - 04:27 PM

Yup:
Songbook = 10 tracks
Album = 13 tracks

If I had to recommend one book/vinyl to represent the Harlem Renaissance input to the American "calypso craze" this would be it:

Soprano Massie Patterson of "Rum & Coca Cola" copyright trial fame and husband S.C. Patterson. Plus Sammy Heyward (LP only) and Drs. C.E. Mauge Jr. & W.E. Merrick.

Album track credits here.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: John on the Sunset Coast
Date: 28 Jan 16 - 10:58 PM

This album apparently came out shortly after Belafonte's "Calypso". I've long felt this was a domestic, studio recording as you seem to indicate. Columbia issued a spate of the genre around this time, including one by the Norman Luboff Choir, which I have but seldom listen to.

Amongst my calypso era records which I still enjoy are:

Royale #1839 10" LP, Native Calypso Songs 1954/55. Label has no track names, nor performers listed. Discogsdotcom posits some heavy hitters, among them Gerald Clark Orch., Macbeth, and Lord Invader. This was probably a budget label, maybe about a dollar or two, new.

Westminster #WP 6038 12" LP, Songs From Jamaica - Edric Connor 1956. Good cover notes with glossary. More authentic sounding versions of several Belafonte renditions, with slightly different titles. I believe that Connor, like HB, was an actor as well as singer. I like a lot.

Tops Records #1568 12" LP Calypso Carnival in Hi-Fi - features Lord Burgess. The album contains at least eight Belafonte tracks. Tops was a budget label, often copying sound-alike singers and pretty much sound alke arrangements of hit record of the '50s.

Capitol Records #T842 12" LP Swinging Calypsos - Lord Flea and his Calypsonians 1957. Highly recommend as I think this my favorite LP of type.

Verve #MGV-2034 12" LP Calypso - The Fabulous McClevertys 1957. I bought this album on recommendation of a single song, Don't Blame it on Elvis, and stsyed for the whole album. As we used to say,"this is one bitchin' album.

Release dates mostly found at Discogs.

Have about 15 other albums, plus, I think, most of the Belafonte RCAs. Truly I enjoy most of the non-Belafontes LPs more than his, but except for a few calypsos by some pop singers he popularized the genre, and I honor that. Also, I have about 20 CDs, with some tracks going back to the 1920s. My favorite of these are compilations of Sir Lancelot from the 40s and 50s. He also appeared in several films. He died in Anaheim CA in 2001, 98 years old!


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 29 Jan 16 - 09:26 PM

Belafonte &c.

Yup. Trinis call it "Manhattan Calypso." Lord Burgess (Irving Burgie,) the Pattersons and a few others were represented by Art D'Lugoff (who was planning/opening the "Village Gate" in New York at the same time.)

Bill Attaway was a TV-sports-pulp fiction writer. His agent-partner Lyle Engel was last of a NY family line of popular sheet music publishers but probably better known as the man behind John Jakes ("The Bastard".)

Norman Luboff was choral director-cowriter; Bill Attaway cowriter and Burgess principal writer on Belafonte's biggest RCA calypso albums. Throw in Alan Bergman and Marilyn Keith and you have the writers for Luboff's album ("Calypso Holiday," Columbia CL-1000, 1957.)

But Luboff did record his calypsos on Sunset Blvd so there is that. B)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 29 Jan 16 - 09:38 PM

Songs Belafonte Sings
Harry Belafonte; Bob Bollard, ed., Charles White, illus. (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1963)
©1962 Harry Belafonte Enterprise's, Inc.

Part One AROUND THE WORLD
Scarlet Ribbons
Hava Nageela
La Bamba
Sakura
Bamotsweri
I'm Goin' Away
Guantanamera
Suliram
It's the Same the Whole World Over
Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma

Part Two THE AMERICAN NEGRO
John Henry
Michael, Row the Boat Ashore
My Lord, What a Mornin'
Grizzley Bear
In the Evenin', Mama
Here, Rattler, Here
March Down to Jordan
Cotton Fields
Go Down, Ol' Hannah
Jump Down, Spin. Around
Suzanne
Bald-headed Woman
In That New Jerusalem
Buked and Scorned
The Marching Saints
Take My Mother Home

Part Three THE WEST INDIES
Day-O
Going Down Jordan
Brown-Skin Gal
Jamaica Farewell
Gloria
Don't Ever Love Me
Angelique-o
Sweetheart From Venezuela
Kingston Market
Judy Drownded
I Do Adore Her
Scratch, Scratch
The Baby Boy
Matilda


Note: I've left in off topic Pts. I-II both for context and the fact many of the songs are well represented on West Indian albums of the period.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 31 Jan 16 - 12:15 AM

The strangest aspect of "Manhattan Calypso" has to be Harry Belafonte's business agent Jay Richard Kennedy (born Samuel Richard Solomonick.) In addition to simultaneously managing HB's single biggest success and failure (album "Calypso" & stage musical "Sing, Man, Sing" respectively) Kennedy was at times an OSS-CPUSA-CIA-FBI operative; munitions manufacturer and successful Hollywood author-screenwriter [no joke.] His 'wife' (the former Janet Alterman) also an employee of the state was HB's therapist. It did not end well.

For a period after Kennedy hung around the fringes of the west coast's Black Panther Party until 1966 when he became Vice-President of Record and Music-Publishing at Sinatra Enterprises. In the 1970s, he followed his now ex-wife into psychotherapy and founded the Center for Human Problems Inc. in Tarzana, CA. It did not end well.

That's just the music publishing highlights. The rest is too far off topic. Some other thread perhaps.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 01 Feb 16 - 07:01 AM

Calypso Rhythm Songs
Word and Music by Lionel Belasco and Leighla Whipper
Copyright 1944 by MILLS MUSIC, Inc. 1619 Broadway, New York, N.Y.

Back Down to the Tropics
Land of the Hummingbird
Don't You Say "No"
Sweethearts
Chinita
A Pretty Girl Will Turn You Anyway But Loose
I'll Have Me Money By Then
In Martinique
Joe
Take Me to the Carnival
Bad Woman
My Mama
Song of the Jumbies
Ou Belle Marie Coolie

See also:
Whipper, Lelia Frances, The Pretty Way Home (NY: Writers Club Press, 2003)
Ione, Carole, Pride of Family; Four Generations of American Women of Color (NY: Random House, 2004)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 02 Feb 16 - 07:24 PM

Let's All Sing Calypso: Authentic Tropical Novelty Melodies
Words and Music by Leighla Whipper
© 1957 Mills Music, Inc. 1619 Broadway · New York 19, N.Y.

The Money Song
Sing a Calypso
The Creole From Trinidad
Chi Chi Boom Boom
Back to the Tropics
Carnival Beguine
Go Home to Your Mother
Chano Ramos Calypso
Silver and Gold
Income Tax
Don't Make Coffee, Lucy
Tomorrow

Note:
Leighla Whipper, Massie Patterson and Dr. Merrick were part of Louis Nizer & Lionel Belasco's team of expert witnesses in the "Rum & Coca Cola" copyright trial (c1948.)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 03 Feb 16 - 02:51 PM

Calypso Folk Sing
Patterson, Massie, Heyward, Sammy (eds)(NY: Ludlow Music, 1963)
©1963 Ludlow Music, New York, N.Y.


Abobo
Anemic Margaret
Babette
Bad woman
Bam chi, chi, bam
Bargain was made
Basay Mama
Better woman than you (Gal, tell me that again)
Bimini girl
Calypso Land
Chango
Cheery boys, cheer girls
Choucounne
Christmas Eve, in Trinidad
Christmas morn
Coconut man
Cod fish an' rice
Come with me
Conch ain't got no bone
Congo tay
Consumptive Mary Jane
Crab is a better man (Builds his home in the sand)
Creole girl
Cudelia Brown
Curley Cay
Dallas gone
Day light break (Day oh!)
De Marval girl
Delia's gone
Deserted man
Dip an' fall back low
Do, Aunt Nanny do
Dog is better
Don't call me so
Don't touch me bankroll
Dumplin's
Eighteen hundred and ninety one
Experience
Fern rock gully
Fightin' in de park
Fire down below
Fish an' chips
Gimme back my ring
Gimme de ole boy
Glorious day
Go back home to your ma, boy
God down the wishin' road
Go 'way Charlie
Green plantains
Gumbo sauce
Hey liley, liley lo (Married man gonna keep your secret)
Hill an' gully
Hold 'em Joe
Holy mountain
Honey you look so sweet
How are you?
I had a little girl
I want a rich lady
I was a fool
I'm gonna break up the iron bed-stead
In the mornin'
Join de Bacchanal
Jones, oh Jones
Judy drownded
Jullie
Jump in the line
Limbo like me
Linstead Market
Listen monkey
Little Jesus child
Little Montego Bay
Look misery
Look-a pretty Maisie
Look-a pretty Marie
Love and the wolf
Mama Bake the Johnny cake Christmas comin'
Mama Lookatea
Man oh man
Man o' war
Man Piaba
Maracas Bay
Marguerita my love
Maroon a comin'
Marry an ugly woman
Martinique my love
Mary Ann
Mary's little boy
Matches lane
Matilda run Venezuela
Ministre a Zaca
Miss Emmalina
Mister crazy
Money is king
Monkey jawbone
Mother-in-law
Oh Joanne
Oh me darlin'
Oh poor me one
Old lady, you mashin' me toe
Old man you too old
Opera
Out de fire down dey
Papaya juice
Patties
Pay me my money down
Pepper sauce woman
Pocomania
Pretty girl
Prisoners arise
Rain come falling down
Rita from Mart'nique
Rookoombey obarebo
Rookoombine
Run, come, see Jerusalem
Run home to Ma-Ma
Sad girl
Sailing along
San Savanna
Scotch an' soda
See dem Barbajans
Shimmy like a lady
Show your motion
Small island
Solas Market
Stocks an' bonds
Suzanne
Take me sailor boy
Time for work no more
Trinidad
Trinidad blues
Under Bajan moon
Union Street
Victoria Market
Voodoo chant
Water come to me eye
Watermelon spoilin' on the vine
When they all start to breakdown
When you dead you don't know
You go mango walk
You pay some money down
Zingay
Zombie jamboree (Back to back)

Note:
Samuel Edwin Heyward (1917-1982)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 05 Feb 16 - 06:43 PM

Caribbean Carnival: Songs of the West Indies
Irving Burgie · Pictures by Frané Lessac · Afterword Rosa Guy, (NY: Tambourine Books, 1992)
© 1992 by Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company, Inc.; by Rosa Guy; by Frané Lessac
ISBN: 0-688-10779-6 (trade)

Day-O
Michael Row the Boat
Yellow Bird
Panama Tombé
Chi Chi Bud
Missy Lost the Gold Ring
¡Qué Bonita Bandera!
Kingston Market
Little Girl in the Ring
I Carry my Ackee
Judy Drowned-ed
Carolina Karo
Jamaica Farewell


Note:
American Milton T. "Milt" Okun founded "Cherry Lane" in 1960 at just about the same time Lyle Engel was getting out of the sheet music trade altogether. Okun was also conductor-arranger on several Belafonte recordings of Burgie's songs for RCA.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 05 Feb 16 - 06:52 PM

Island in the Sun: The Songs of Irving Burgie
Okun, Milt, ed, (Port Chester: Cherry Lane Music Company, 1996)
© 1996 Cherry Lane Music Company
ISBN 1-5760-036-6

Day-O
River Come Down
Island in the Sunday
Jamaica Farewell
Yellow Bird
Land of the Sea and Sun
I Do Adore Her
Angelina
Gamblin'
Kingston Market


Note:
Neither this nor the preceeding volume's "Yellow Bird" is the much covered Luboff-Bergman-Keith composition but rather a Burgie 'original.' eg: As covered by jazz chanteuse Abbey Lincoln (RIP.)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Joe Offer
Date: 06 Feb 16 - 01:23 AM

Phil, do any of these songbooks attempt to identify songwriters or give background information for the songs?
Which of these are your favorites? Are there any that are field collections of traditional songs?
I've heard that one of the most significant Caribbean folk songbooks is identified by Bookfinder as The Island Song Book Treasure Island Bahamas 1927, by John and Evelyn McCutcheon. The only copy for sale through Bookfinder.com is $162.34. Too rich for my taste.

-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 06 Feb 16 - 04:45 AM

Joe:

Belafonte & Attaway give some notes but the back stories get pretty far fetched at times. Burgie discusses origins in his autobiography but only vaguely (Day-O!!!, Caribe, 2006.) The Pattersons claimed several songs outright we know are old West Indian standards (eg: Haiti's Choucoune.) The Whipper, Merrick & Mauge tunes are mostly modern originals.

Best archives are the Melville and Frances Herskovits collections at the Indiana U. Archives of Traditional Music and the Katherine Dunham collection at Southern Illinois U. (Note: Dunham was a Herskovitz grad student and Burgie, Attaway, Patterson, Whipper & Heyward all woked with Dunham as did Belafonte's second wife, the former Julie Robinson.)

My personal fav is "Le Carnival de St-Pierre (Martinique)" a 1930 volume of Victor Coridun songs compiled by R. Illemay (coming soon.) I like it precisely because of the excellent footnotes. It's pricey and hard to find now too but I'm lucky to have picked up my volume decades ago. There's a copy in the NYPL. Next closest is Paris or Martinique.

I think the McCutcheon's book is so dear because of its authors not the contents. Father(-in-law) Howard Van Doren Shaw designed some of his last projects in Nassau and their Treasure Island home was a sort of Ragsdale southern campus. Lomax & Charters notwithstanding as far as I'm aware there is no "authentic/traditional" Bahamian (or Bermudian) folk music. It's all tourist industry written and/or promoted since the late 19th century. (eg: The music for "Sloop John B" was written by yet another Chicagoan, vaudeville theater organist A. Leopold Richard.)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 07 Feb 16 - 12:29 AM

Little Calypsos: Songs and Stories About the West Indies
Krugman, Lillian D., Ludwig, Alice Jean, Roth Rubi, illus, (Carl Van Roy Co., 1955)
Copyright 1955 by Carl Van Roy Co.

Song of the Instruments
Little Boy Song
Little Girl Song
Where Does It Come From
Uncle Joe
Down by the River
Song of Damballah
The Coconut Tree


Note:
This is a school textbook. Tin pan alley cleffer and music ed. teacher do children's, modern, original calypsos a year before Belafonte recorded Burgie's 'adaptations' for RCA.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 12 Feb 16 - 04:57 PM

Folksongs from the Caribbean
Ken Bolam and Peter Gritton (London: Faber Music Ltd., 1993)
© 1993 by Faber Music Ltd.
ISBN 0 571 51374 3

Brown gal in de ring
Little sandy girl
Janey girl
Let us break bread together
Dumplins
Freedom
Wata come a me y'eye
Miss Lilian
Congotay
Anancy and cow
De angels rejoicin'
Time for man go home
John belly grow
Linstead Market
Nobody's business
Rivers of Babylon
Sing an' jump up for joy
Cudelia Brown
Fan me solja man
Hill and gully rider
Ophelia letter blow 'way


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 12 Feb 16 - 05:04 PM

Jump Up Calypso Song Book
Harry Belafonte
© 1961 Clara Music Publishing Corp. 120 West 57th Street New York 19, N.Y.

Sweetheart From Venezuela
Go Down Emanuel Road (West Indian Road March)
The Baby Boy (West Indian Carol)
Gloria
Land of the Sea and Sunday
Going Down Jordan
Jump in the Line
Kingston Market
Monkey
These Are the Times
Bally Mena
Angelina

Note:
Another book/album co-release. The reluctant "King" HB goes back to the calypso well one more time. Having "The Esso Trinidad/Tripoli Steel Band" for backup tends to soften his critics somewhat. See also:
Stereo LP — RCA Victor LSP-2388, 1961
CD reissue — BMG Special Products ‎GZS-1115, 1997


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 12 Feb 16 - 05:06 PM

Calypso is Like So
Words and Music with Ukulele Diagrams and Guitar Chords plus Dance Instructions with Diagrams
Ken Bolam and Peter Gritton (NY: Leeds Music, 1957)
© MCMLVII Leeds Music Corporation, 322 West 48th Street, New York 36, N.Y.

Beauty is Only Skin Deep
Cocoanut Water
Dance the Calypso
I Learn a Merengue, Ma Ma
Jean and Dinah (Yankee Gone)
Jump Up Carnival
Limbo Calypso
Mama Look a Booboo (Shut yuh mouth-go away)
Matilda, Matilda!
Money is the Root of All Evil (Take It Away, Take It Away, Take It Away)
Not Me
Song of the Banana Boats
Take Me Down To Lover's Row
They Dance All Night (Sleep All Day)
Tick! Tick! Tick! (The Lost Watch)
What Is This Generation Coming To?


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Joe Offer
Date: 12 Feb 16 - 07:35 PM

You inspired me, Phil. I ordered a copy of Calypso Folk Sing, by Massie Paterson and Sammy Heyward (Ludlow Music, 1963). It's a nice collection of songs, isn't it?

-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 12 Feb 16 - 07:49 PM

Not sure exactly what the connection is/was between the last and American actor Robert Mitchum's album of the same name and year.

See (re)issue history & track list variations here.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Joe Offer
Date: 12 Feb 16 - 08:46 PM

I found Mitchum's "Calypso - Is Like So...!" at YouTube:

Don't think I'd recommend it. It's also available on Spotify. In other words, you don't have to buy it to hear it - but you will have to listen to advertising.

-Joe-


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Padre
Date: 12 Feb 16 - 11:02 PM

"Deep the Water, Shallow the Shore" by Roger D. Abrahams contains shanties from Nevis, Tobago, and St. Vincent. The Boarding Party sang several of them, including "Solid Fas' "Bully, Long Time Ago" "Yard O, Yard O"


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 13 Feb 16 - 02:27 AM

Joe: Calypso Folk sing
As long as you're not a 'purist,' it's a great deal for the market price. It's my single biggest volume of Bahamian Blake A. Higgs (Blind Blake) "official" lyrics. Haven't checked them against Mudcat yet. Not sure what to make of the S.C. Patterson songs though.

Robert Mitchum
(+Maya Angelou+Alan Arkin+?) I feel the same way about brussels sprouts but who am I to judge? If it shows up on someone's birthday/Hanukka vinyl list get the Bear Family reissue (BAF 18007.)


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 13 Feb 16 - 09:46 PM

Popular Airs of the Dominican Republic: Featured by the Veleros Sisters
Peralta, Ramirez, Ed., (New York: Alpha Music, 1941)
Copyright 1941 by Alpha Music, 110 West 42nd Street, New York

Serenata En La Mayor
Flor De Montaña
Canción De Cuna
Lejos De Mi Tierra
El Aguinaldo
Por Fin!
Deleite
Mi Quisqueya
Delirio
Esquiva
Danza Merengue

Note:
New York pop sheet music publishers getting in early on the Latin side of the popular wave.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 13 Feb 16 - 09:49 PM

Brown Girl in the Ring: An Anthology of Song Games from the Eastern Caribbean
Lomax, Alan, Elder, J.D., Lomax, Bess Hawes, (New York: Pantheon, 1997)
© 1997 by Alan Lomax

SONG GAMES FROM TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
There's a Brown Girl in the Ring
One, Two, Three
Zinglito
Gypsy in the Moonlight
Coming Down with a Bunch of Roses
In a Fine Castle
I Have a Tree in My Right Hand
One Spaniard Came
Jane and Louisa
Blue Bird
Roman Soldiers
Sandy Girl
Sally Go Round the Moon
Miss Mary Mack
Some Like It Hot, Some Like It Cold
Ring a Ring o'Roses
Pop Goes the Weasel
London Bridge
Green Gravel
Sammy Dead-O
Tie Me Donkey
Ring Diamond
Mamselle Marie, Marry the Girl One Time
Afouyéké
Poco, Le' Me 'Lone
Miss Lucy Has Some Fine Young Ladies
Mister Ram Goat-O
Bésé Down
Si Si Maria


SONG GAMES FROM DOMINICA AND ST. LUCIA
Down to the Carpet
Mosquito One
Early in the Morning
Tra La La Voum-bé
Bonjour, Ma Cousine
Sikola ola Vanni
Dis Sòlda La
Ariyèl-O
Missy-La, Massa-La
Lindi Mwen Lariviè
Mango Ti-n
Yun Ti Pwayé
Ay Zabèl-O
Fiolé
Round and Round the Village
You Lie, You Lie
Went to the Market
Rolling Shilling
What Shall I Put It In?
Van-La
Mwen Lévé Lindi Bon Matin
Éliza Kongo


SONG GAMES FROM ANGUILLA AND NEVIS
Here We Go Loo-by Loo
Drop, Peter, Drop
Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?
Little Sally Water
Walking up the Green Grass
How Green You Are
Man o'War in the Harbor
Auntie Nanny, T'read the Needle
Annie, Lé Go Me Fowl
A Goosie Lost His Tail
Some'ting Make Me Laugh Ha, Ha, Ha


PASS-PLAY SONGS FROM CARRIACOU
Anana-O
Élé Misi-O
Meet Me on the Road
Vio Vio Lé
'Dolphus Coker
Mary and Martha Is Bound to Wear the Crown-O

Note:
Surprised no one put this up yet. As usual for Lomax, over-the-top notes, source references and bibliography.


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Subject: Index: Island Song Book, John & Evelyn McCutcheon
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 14 Feb 16 - 04:40 PM

The Island Song Book : being a small collection of our favorite ballads, anthems, lullabies and dirges of this particular section of the Bahama Islands and also such other ditties as have seemed befitting by reason of their piratical, nautical or sentimental appeal. Together with several local and topical lays relating only to Treasure Island. To which is prefix'd an explanatory and historical introduction. To which is added a number of sketches and photographs illustrative of same.
Foreword by John and Evelyn McCutcheon
Privately Printed at The Chicago Tribune Tower, Jan. 15, 1927

Canopus
Too Late But Nevermind
The John B. Sails
When the Saints Go Marching Home
Here We Go, Baby
Spare Me One More Year, O Lord
Old Uncle Sam
Delia Gone
Don't You Grieve After Me
I Don't Want To Be a Gambler
Down on Your Bendings
Ballymena
Do Aunt Nannie
Rocking Six Babies to Sleep
Titi Lend Me Your Pigeon
Gremore
Breezy Hill
Mister Mosely
My Baby Come Home
Gonling
Want to Go to London
Nassau Boy
So Sorry I
Ride O'er the Hills
That Old Time Religion
Don't Let the Devil Fool You
Bid You Good Night
I Got a Robe
Standing in the Need of Prayer
Alice, Where Art Thou?
That Little Green Isle in the Sea
Treasure Island
Nassau
The Watch Tower
We're On the Island Now
Whaler's Chantey
The Coasts of High Barbary
Nancy Lee
His 'Eart Was True to Poll
'Neath the South Sea Moon
If It Wasn't for the 'Ouses in Between
My Love Works in a Greenhouse
Rolling Down to Rio
The Bold Fisherman
The Indifferent Mariner
The Time and the Place and the Girl
Never Take the Door Knob From the Door
Susie
O Sole Mio
Do You Here Me Calling?
A Wild, Wild Rose
The Slumber Boat
Mister Duncan MacIntosh
A Wee Deoch-an-Doris
In Einem Kuelen Grunde
Molly Dear
I've Lost My Pal
To the Debutantes of 1908
The Ballad of Abdullah Bulbul Ameer
My Gal Irene
Love's Sweet Old Song
My Word!
The Microbe's Serenade
The American Girl
Are We Almost There?
Aloha Oe
Don't Be Afraid to Come Home


Note (See also: 06 Feb 16 - 01:23 AM, above):
This index includes titles from the insert, single-sided pages (pp. 14a-c) not found in all editions.

"Canopus," "The Watch Tower," the famous "The John B. Sails" and a few other tunes are an homage to recently departed father(-in-law) Howard Van Doren Shaw (1869-1926,) a much loved and respected artist in Nassau and Chicago of that day.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 16 Feb 16 - 06:10 PM

Le Carnival de St-Pierre (Martinique)
45 Chansons Créoles Recufillies de 1920 a 1925 par Victor Coridun
Deuxième Edition, R. Illemay, Fort-de-France, 1930

CHANSONS POLITIQUES
Périnelle, oh!
Bonjour ma femme
Célestin, Roi diable, dé rô!
César, Patience!
Bo fè à !!
La Défense ka vini folle!
Montagne est verte
Jacquot à qui en bas baille-là

LES MASQUES DEFILENT (CHANSONS SATIRIQUES)
Ti-tanes i cinq heures
O Madiana!
Papillons, volez!
Fernand Bobi!
Diable-là ka mandé an ti manmaille
Quand nickel rivé
Marie Clémence
Agoulou
L'Estomac li en Bbavaroise
La mère en haut
Ti-Rose Congo
L'Echelle Poule
Vié viande
La rue des Bon Enfants
Gloria! Filé femme-là dans drap!
Payé bateau deux francs
Regina-Coco
Lundi après les Rois
Boliva Doudou, Boliva!
Colby
Doudou moin dans bras moin
Grand Quartié

CHANSONS D'AMOUR (BIGUINES ET MAZURKAS)
Peine procurée par soi-même
Dodo, innocent moin, dodo
Dodo iche moin, dodo
Jojo
Bossu- à bossu corps!
Bel doudou, cé con ça ou yé
Cavalier macouclou
Moin descendre Saint-Pierre
Les adieux d'une créole
Yaya
Grand T'Aumobile
Soigné-ï ba moin!
Cœur moin ka fait moin mal
La Comète dit nous


Note:
Calypso when calypso was chic.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 17 Apr 16 - 05:28 AM

I see I dropped a post up there. Ref: 07 Feb 16 - 12:29 AM (above) The companion album for the text book was:

Elia And Michele Clark – Sing Calypso Songs For Children
Columbia ‎LP: CL 995, 1957 (17 tracks)

Steel Band Coming
Little Girl Song
Manners
Song Of Damballah!
Qu'est-Ce Qu'il Dit?
Jamaica Puddin         
The Manatee
Calypso Drums No. 1
Where Does It Come From
Oh, Gel-ique-O!
The Coconut Tree
Down By The River
Song Of The Instruments
Uncle Joe
Little Boy Song
My Island
Calypso Drums No. 2

Note: Elia And Michele Clark, ‎aka "The Clark Kids," a now forgotten sub-chapter of "modern calypso." Michele "Shelly" Clark-White is still the music business and married to Earth, Wind & Fire bassist Verdine White.

Several tunes were cowritten by American educator Sylvia Perry founder of the music education services company Peripole, Inc. now in Salem, OR. She's also the mother of Richard Perry who has produced everybody from Ella Fitzgerald to Rick James.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 22 May 16 - 02:02 PM

Songs from Trinidad

West Indian Negro Spirituals
1        The Lord's Prayer
2        De Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy
3        We a goin' Home
4        Death, O me Lawd
5         When Joshua walk roun' Jericho
6        John Wrote
7        Bam bye, me Lawd
8        Weary Travelers
9        Mercy pourin' down
10        De Angels rejoicin'
11        A little more Oil in your Lamp
12        I gwine Home
13        Gone to Glory
14        Oh, how long
15        Safe in de Promise' Land

Calypsos
16        Run away, Kaiser William
17        Go 'way Jestina
18        Papa didn't know
19        The Stuttering Pastor
20        Conga Bara
21        Murder in de Market
22        Sing Sally oh

Work Songs
23        One, Two, Three
24        Salt Fish Water
25        Time for Man go Home
26        Highland dey

Folk Customs
27        Ogoun Belele
28        Pain 'ou ca Mange
29        Ogoun Karanga
30        De Fey in Calma Pass

Folk Dances
31        Dat Girl in de Coffee
32        Sweet Man Doh Re
33        Limbo

Folk Tales
34        Mina
35        Lim Lim Lim
36        Grey Mondie

Miscellaneous
37        Dodo Petite Popo
38        Doggie, Doggie
39        Blow, Nelson
40        Dulcie
41        Roogooroogoo
42        Vexation Song
43        Estalin
44        You bin Dey
45        Call up me Rosebud

[Connor, Edric, Walters, Gareth, Songs from Trinidad (London: Oxford U. Press, 1958, pp.48-49)]

Note: The author is also the composer of The Manchester United Calypso.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Joyfulisa
Date: 11 Nov 16 - 01:56 PM

Hi,
I'm searching for the lyrics to the song "Van-La" which you may have in the book "Song Games of Dominica and St Lucia." If you could post them I'd be most appreciative.


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: Monique
Date: 11 Nov 16 - 03:42 PM

From there

Van-la
Van-la vanté
O van
Van Layou-la
O van
Van-la Sen Jo
O van
Nou k'ay pikyé-y, nou k'ay pikyé-y,
O van,
Nou k'ay pikyé-y, nou k'ay pikyé-y.
O van


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 12 Nov 16 - 04:46 PM

Lyr Add: Van La (The Wind)

Cheers


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Subject: RE: Songbook Indexing: Calypso/Caribbean Songbooks
From: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
Date: 23 Jun 18 - 09:53 PM

Stimmen der Völker (Gems of Folk Music): Echos des Peuples
Albert Friedenthal, 1911

I. Mexico
1. Habanera
2. La Perla de Mazatlan
3. A media noche
4. Yo no sé que decir
5. El Parreño
6. No sé nada
7. Jarabe Tapatio
8. La Sultana
9. La Golendrina
10. El Butaquito
11. La Pasadita
12. La Paloma

II. Central America, West Indies, Venezuela
13. Lolita
14. Punto Guajiro
15. Maria Dolores
16. En cuba
17. Margarita-Unico Amor
18. Maldito Amor
19. Adela
20. Choucoune
21. M'ap résoud ou
22. Méringue (1)
23. Mérengue (2)
24. La Palomita
25. Una Paloma
26. Bogando á la luz del sol
27. La Perica (1)
28. La Perica (2)

III. Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
29. Adios amor!
30. La Bellísima Peruana
31. La Batelera
32. Cuando cantan Carlota, Matilde
33. Por la falda de un cerro
34. Serenada (Triste)
35. De aquel cerro (Triste)
36. Yaravi
37. Catchua
38. En lo frondoso

IV. Chile
39. Zamacueca de White
40. Zamacueca
41. Zamacueca la Popular
42. El Tortillero
43. Zamacueca de Orrego
44. Tonada popular
45. El Marinero
46. Serenada
47. Zamaceuca de Guzman
48. La Japonesa (Zamacueca)

V. The Plata Countries
49. Vidalita (1)
50. Vidalita (2)
51. La Trigueña
52. Triste Argentino
53. El Gato
54. Triste Oriental
55. El Pericon
56. La Paloma del Paraguay
57. Palomita
58. Si quieres
59. Vente niña

VI. Brazil
60. Amor tem fogo
61. Morena, morena
62. A paloma brazileira
63. Mimosa flôr
64. Recitativo
65. Quem comêu do boi?
66. O Bilontra (1)
67. Chô, Arauna
68. O Bilonta (2)
69. Jaja, você quer morrer
70. Menina faceira
71. Cupido, desce do trono
72. Eu vi Amor pequenino


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