Lovey was a metalworker and a violin player named George Baillie, born ca. At the time of their extant recordings, his group was considered one of the best string bands in Trinidad. For those unfamiliar, the early music from Trinidad was filled with waltzes and paseosfinely orchestrated dance tunes for the cultured classes and performed especially around Carnival — yet, firmly grounded in the music of the Caribbean and nearby Venezuela.
To me it has an elegant, maybe a slightly Ernest Tubb - Missing In Action / A Heartsick Soldier On Heartbreak Ridge (Shellac) feel. You can hear nascent echoes of what was to appear in calypso music of the future, as well as hints of the wild Martiniquan biguine music later recorded in France.
Music from Trinidad would change dramatically over the next two decades, rendering these recordings isolated mementos. Copies of some, I believe, have not yet been found. That release features most Ernest Tubb - Missing In Action / A Heartsick Soldier On Heartbreak Ridge (Shellac) the recordings made that same year in New York City for Victor and for Columbia. However, Lovey and his group, likely with a different line-up, returned to the studio in late July-early August to record another 40 tracks for Columbia.
Cowley contends that since the recordings are Particles - Dinosaur Youth - Dinosaur Youth (File, Album, MP3) W. I would have to agree. That said, this tune, never before issued, still has a latter-third that marvels, with the band breaking loose in fine form. I do have some Venezuelan shellac, yes…but anything in the old style is quite rare. Very little was recorded prior to You are commenting using your WordPress.
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