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London Is The Place For Me 8 Lord Kitchener Vinyl LP 2019

Original price £28.99 - Original price £28.99
Original price
£28.99
£28.99 - £28.99
Current price £28.99
Cat no. HJRLP78
Tracklist:


1. Carnival Road March
2. No More Taxi
3. Mango Tree
4. Food From The West Indies
5. Alphonso In Town
6. Come Back In The Morning
7. Too Late Kitch
8. Drink-A-Rum
9. Constable Joe
10. Pirates Of Paria
11. Carnival In Town
12. Is Trouble
13. If You Brown
14. Life Begins At Forty
15. Manchester Football Double
16. The Denis Compton Calypso
17. Mistress Jacob
18. London Is The Place For Me
19. Tie Tongue Mopsie
20. Dora (Meet Me At The Pawnshop)
21. If You’re Not White You’re Black
22. Africa My Home
23. Nora
24. Kitch In The Jungle

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.