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Calypso

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Calypso facto

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“Calypsos from Jamaica” on Ritmo. Beautiful cover illustration from the fifties. Looks a little like the work of Mexican artist Ernesto Garcia Cabral (though I don’t think it is). If you like Calypso, check out Muriel’s Treasure radio show on WFMU.

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Kitch ‘n fire

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Lord “Kitch” Kitchner.   “At His Sizzling Best”   “HOT PANTS”   Trinidad records.

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Steel crazy after all these years

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Shriners and steel drums — a winning combination!

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Rock and roll Calypso

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How low can you go?

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“Limbo Party” by “Ivy” Pete and his Limbomaniacs!   This comes from Bradley Loos who’s impressive collection of records is available for all to appreciate on flickr!

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Island girl

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What Jamaican?

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I love this one from Muriels Treasure.

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Bahama mama

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Another nice one from Muriels Treasure.

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Calyps0

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This and other nice Calypso covers at Muriels Treasure!

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Wilmouth Houdini’s Calypsos

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