Calypso Pioneers 1912 – 1937

Calypso Pioneers

Calypso Pioneers 1912 – 1937 from Rounders Records

Calypso Pioneers captures the musical history of early Calypso.

Compiled and annotated by Dick Spottswood and Don Hill, the album includes performances by pioneers such as Lovey’s Band and Merrick’s Orchestra, and better-known artists like Wilmoth Houdini and Atilla the Hun.

Calypso Pioneers 1912-1937
Label: Rounder Records ‎– 1039
Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country: US
Released: 1989

1. Lovey’s Band Mango Vert
2. Belasco’s Band Germaine
3. Julian Whiterose Iron Duke In The Land
4. Monrose’s String Orchestra Old Lady, Old Lady
5. Phil Madison Caroni Swamp
6. Merrick’s Orchestra Married To You
7. Sam Manning Sly Mongoose
8. Wilmoth Houdini Caroline
1. Belasco’s Orchestra Caroline
2. Sam Manning Lieutenant Julian
3. Gerald Clark & His Night Owls Carmelita
4. Bill Rogers West Indian Weed
5. Wilmoth Houdini War Declaration
6. The Executer, My Reply To Houdini
7. Atilla The Hun Graf Zeppelin
8. Keskidee Trio Congo Barra

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