This episode was pre-recorded for airing on KWTF Sonoma County Radio for April 5, 2016. In this episode, we move away from grief and enjoy a tribute to Calypso music, featuring recordings by Alan Lomax, Calypso Rose and early Bob Marley and the Wailing Wailers. Enjoy!

Songs Played:

  • Commentary on Calypso & Calypsonians by Neville Marcano (Growling Tiger) recorded by Alan Lomax at the Newport Folk Festival in 1966
  • Calypso Invasion by the Duke of Iron
  • Exploring by Macbeth the Great
  • The GI & The Lady (with introduction by Alan Lomax) by Lord Invader
  • The Banana Boat Song (Day-O) by Harry Belafonte
  • Day Dah Light (Day O) by LC & Lousie Bennett
  • Not Me (Man Smart, Woman Smarter) by Hubert Porter
  • Special Amber Calypso by LC & Lord Power and His Calypsonians
  • Calypso Cha Cha by Count Lasher
  • Take Her to Jamaica by LC & Lord Messam and His Calypsonians
  • Rude Boy by Bob Marley & His Wailing Wailers
  • Simmer Down by the Skatalites
  • 54-46 That’s My Number by Toots & The Maytals
  • Calypso Blues by Calypso Rose
  • Salt Fish by Mighty Sparrow

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