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Music of the Bahamas. Vol. 3 [sound recording] : instrumental music from the Bahamas Islands / recorded and edited by Samuel B. Charters

Catalog Data

Commentator:
Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015  Search this
Performer:
Green, Joseph  Search this
Forbes, Prince  Search this
Green, Willie  Search this
Bastian, Charles  Search this
St. Bartholomew's Friendly Society Brass Band  Search this
Fresh Creek Dance Band  Search this
Daniel Saunders Brass Band  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Afro-Caribbean  Search this
Bahamians  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
Bahamas
Andros (Bahamas)
Date:
1959
Notes:
Program notes by Samuel Charters (4 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Details of recording dates and locations for each track listen in program notes.
Re-issued in a compilation by Smithsonian Folkways as SFW40066 in 1992.
Recorded on Andros Island, Bahamas, August, 1958.
Track information:
101. I Drink All the Rum and Never Get Drunk / Joseph Green. Fife
101. Bad Woman / Joseph Green. Fife
102. Take the Name of Jesus with You / Prince Forbes. Guitar
103. 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus / Prince Forbes. Guitar
104. Liza Simeon / Prince Forbes, Willie Green. Guitar
105. Under the Precious Blood / Charles Bastian. Harmonica
106. Mama, Bake a Johnny Cake, Christmas Coming / Fresh Creek Dance Band. Maracas, Guitar, Drum, Musical Saw, Sticks
107. Gal, You Want To Go Back to Scambo / Fresh Creek Dance Band. Maracas, Guitar, Drum, Musical Saw, Sticks
108. Everything the Monkey Do / Fresh Creek Dance Band. Maracas, Guitar, Drum, Musical Saw, Sticks
201. In the Sweet Bye and Bye / Daniel Saunders Brass Band. Trumpet, Drum
202. If I Want Him to Receive Me / Society Brass Band St. Bartholemew's Friendly. Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Trumpet
203. Kindly Light / Society Brass Band St. Bartholemew's Friendly. Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Trumpet
204. Oh, Jesus I Was Promised / Society Brass Band St. Bartholemew's Friendly. Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Trumpet
205. Orange Blossoms Smell So Sweet / Daniel Saunders Brass Band. Drum, Trumpet, Mandolin
206. My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean / Daniel Saunders Brass Band. Drum, Trumpet, Mandolin
207. When a Man Marries His Troubles Just Begin / Daniel Saunders Brass Band. Drum, Trumpet, Mandolin
Publisher number:
FS 3846 Folkways
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email: rinzlerarchives@si.edu
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Folk songs, English  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Dance music  Search this
Quadrille (Dance)  Search this
Polka (Dance)  Search this
Waltz  Search this
Local number:
FLP 70907
Folkways 3846
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231970