Monday, March 14, 2016

3 X Calypso

Andrews Sisters, daughters of Greek immigrant Peter Andreos, became the most popular female vocal group of the first half of the 20th century.
In 1945 their recording of Lord Invader’s Rum and Coca Cola was the most popular song in US.

The Andrews Sisters - Rum and Coca Cola

Demis Roussos covers the Jamaican folk song – made popular by Harry Belafonte version – Day O (The Banana Boat Song) in his album Magic (1977) which was produced by Vangelis.

Demis Roussos - Day O

De Traces were formed in 1987 and released their only album up, Estrella Del Caribe, in 1999. The recording of Lord Creator’s song, Big Bamboo, is only available on an earlier compilation of Elfish records (Random Relations, Part 1 – 1992).

De Traces - Big Bamboo
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