First Flight: Early Calypsos from the Emory Cook Collection ()

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First Flight: Early Calypsos from the Emory Cook Collection - Mighty Sparrow

True calypso masks hard, unflinching social commentary in bright melodies and rhythms, and although it is very much a dance music, its infatuation with sexuality, cultural inequities, street gossip, violent situations, and eye for an eye revenge scenarios coupled with its full use of bravado, humor, inflated rhetoric, and private metaphors means ... Read More

First Flight: Early Calypsos from the Emory Cook Collection 2005, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

UPC: 093074053423

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