22 Jan 2017

A Caribbean Cruise

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 22 January 2017
Harry Belafonte, 1954

Harry Belafonte, 1954 Photo: Carl Van Lechten/Library of Congress/Public Domain

William Dart takes a quick cruise around the Caribbean and samples some calypso, blue beat and reggae delights. Tracks from Harry Belafonte, Lord Invader, Lord Christo, The Avalanches, Jimmy Cliff, Prince Buster, and Toots & The Maytals.

Playlist

'Song title' (Composer) – Performers
Album title
(Label)

'Day O (Banana Boat Song)' (Trad) – Harry Belafonte
8 Classic Albums
(Real Gone)

'Darlin' Cora' (Trad) – Harry Belafonte
Live in Concert At Carnegie Hall
(RCA)

'Rum and Coca Cola' (Grant/Belasco) – Lord Invader
Calypso Calaloo: Early Carnival Music in Trinidad
(Rounder)

'Jack Palance' (Parks) – Van Dyke Parks
Discover America
(Warner Bros)

'Shakespearean Quotations' (Christo) – Lord Christo
Muriel's Treasure Vol. 3
(Smithsonian)

'Frankie Sinatra' (Chater et al) – The Avalanches
Wildflower
(Modular)

'Many Rivers to Cross' (Cliff) – Jimmy Cliff
The Universal Master Collection
(Island)

'Miss Jamaica' (Kong) – Jimmy Cliff
Tougher than Tough: The Story of Jamaican Music
(Mango/Island)

'Independence Song' (Anon) – Prince Buster & The Blue Beats
Jamaican Explosion
(MOJO)

'Exodus' (Gold) – Jazz Jamaica from the Workshop
Coxsone's Music 2: The Sound of Young Jamaica
(Soul Jazz Records)

'Grandma Grandpa' (Gray) – Owen Gray
Coxsone's Music 2: The Sound of Young Jamaica
(Soul Jazz Records)

'Six and Seven Books of Moses' (Hibbert/Dodd) – The Maytals
Coxsone's Music 2: The Sound of Young Jamaica
(Soul Jazz Records)

'Redemption Song' (Hibbert) – Toots & The Maytals
Funky Kingston
(Sanctuary Fontana)