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Various - Calypso Carnival 1958


1958
Label: Balisier - HO-8P-1789 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Reggae, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Calypso
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Melody's career spanned forty years, from the beginnings of popular calypso music to his embrace of the more dance oriented Soca style by the late s. He was one of the six vocalists chosen to perform for Princess Margaret when she visited Trinidad in Another album, Calypso Carnivalwas released on Balisier records in It was a split release - the first side contained six Lord Melody songs some of which did not appear elsewhereand the second side comprised instrumental tracks by Cyril Diaz whose band usually backed Melody on his recordings.

Cook Records released several live tracks featuring him on their albums Jump Up Carnival and Calypso Kings And Pink Gin inwhich led to him recording a full album for the label the next year.

This subsequently became the most widely known version of the song and Various - Calypso Carnival 1958 version was covered by The Wailers with Peter Tosh on lead vocal.

Melody moved to New York he toured with Belafonte in the s. In this decade he gradually moved away from calypso and instead embraced the emerging soca and reggae Various - Calypso Carnival 1958. These recordings are distinguished by the synths and drum machines of the era and a more reverb-based production sound, as well as the aging quality of Melody's voice at the time. Around he became a Rastafarianand released the I Man album, a reggae-tinged album on which he spoke on the subject, the singles "Brown Sugar" and "Rastaman Be Careful" becoming local Blueberry Hill - Louis Armstrong - Millennium Edition in the same era.

Melody's health continued to deteriorate, and he died from cancer in Septemberin Port of Spain. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lord Melody. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Languages Add links. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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  1. Calypsography: a discography of calypso, steelband, combo, and soca records, primarily from Trinidad and Tobago. Calypsography: Various C a l y p s o g r a p h y.
  2. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Calypso Carnival - Various Artists on AllMusic - - This anthology documents the amalgam of sounds Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Calypso Carnival - Various Artists on AllMusic - - This anthology documents the amalgam of sounds9/
  3. Feb 27,  · Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Calypso Carnival · The Norman Luboff Choir The Very Best Of ℗ Master Classics Records Released on: Auto-generated by YouTube.
  4. Sep 14,  · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Mighty Sparrow - Calypso Carnival at Discogs. Complete your Mighty Sparrow collection/5(12).
  5. Dec 27,  · This CD is Calypso madness! But madness you could put in the Smithsonian for all its historical importance. In fact, the Smithsonian has committed a fair amount of Calypso from this period to its archives. This is Calypso at a critical stage, in that all its /5(3).
  6. Another album, Calypso Carnival , was released on Balisier records in It was a split release - the first side contained six Lord Melody songs (some of which did not appear elsewhere), and the second side comprised instrumental tracks by Cyril Diaz (whose band usually backed Melody on his recordings).
  7. Cook. The Cook label was founded by Emory Cook, a pioneering audio engineer, in the early s. Cook invented a novel process of pressing records using powdered vinyl rather than hot, solid biscuits, which made production easier and enabled pressing in .
  8. Calypso Carnival is an album by Harry Belafonte, released by RCA Records in This was Belafonte's fifth and final Calypso album.. Track listing "Don't Stop the Carnival" – "Chinita" (Ralph MacDonald, William Salter) – "Trinidad Carnival Time" (MacDonald, Salter, Primes) – Genre: Pop.
  9. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Calypso Carnival on Discogs.5/5(1).

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