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London Is The Place For Me 7 - Calypso..Vinyl LP New 2019

Original price £28.99 - Original price £28.99
Original price
£28.99
£28.99 - £28.99
Current price £28.99
Cat no. HJRLP77
Track Listing

1. Lord Beginner - Sons And Daughters Of Africa
2. The Lion - Royal Wedding
3. The Mighty Terror - The Hydrogen Bomb
4. Dai Dai Simba - Modern Telephone
5. Willie Payne & The Starlite Tempos - Wa Sise
6. The Mighty Terror - The Emperor Of Africa
7. Louise Bennett - Bongo Man
8. Marie Bryant - My Handy Man
9. Nigerian Union Rhythm Group - Tortoise Mambo
10. Calypso Rhythm Kings - Boul Ve Se
11. The Mighty Terror - Life Is Like A Puzzle
12. The Mighty Terror - Chinese Children
13. Bill Rogers - Hungry Man From Clapham
14. Lili Verona - Underground Train
15. The Lion - Highway Code
16. Billy Sholanke - Kana Kana
17. Calypso Rhythm Kings - L’Année Passée
18. Lord & Lady Beginner - One Morning
19. West African Rhythm Brothers - Ema Foju Ana Woku
20. Trinidad Steel Band - Caroline

The latest volumes in this highly acclaimed "London Is The Place For Me" series - Volume 7 - Calypso, Palm-Wine, Mento, Joropo, Steel & Stringband & Volume 8 - Lord Kitchener In England 1948-1962.

Presenting the music of the Windrush generation: the post-war, London recordings of West Indians and West Africans, in the first wave of modern migration to Britain.

Volume 7 - Calypso, Palm-Wine, Mento, Joropo, Steel & Stringband overflows with diverse musical styles, including steel band, stringband, calypso, joropo and mento. Volume 8 - Lord Kitchener In England 1948-1962 is devoted to the great calypsonian Lord Kitchener.

The gatefold LPs come with full-size leaflets, the CDs inside a forty-page booklet, including numerous stunning photographs, and brilliant new writing by Kitch's biographer, Anthony Joseph. Sound restoration at Abbey Road; pressed at Pallas.

'One of the delights of the age' (Songlines).

'Superlative' (***** Mojo)

Superlative' ( ***** Independent)

'Sensational' (Observer)

Hugely evocative and poignant' (Daily Telegraph)

Sheer joy from start to finish' (Sunday Telegraph)

A witty and joyous testament' (Guardian)

Impeccably curated and packaged' (Wire)

***** Mojo, ***** Times, ***** Independent, ***** Daily Telegraph, ***** Evening Standard, ***** Metro.