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CARIBBEAN
VOYAGE:
TOMBSTONE
FEAST

Funerary Music of Carriacou
   Released by Rounder.


CARIBBEAN VOYAGE - TOMBSTONE FEAST
FUNERARY MUSIC OF CARRIACOU
55 minutes - 21 tracks.
Recorded in 1962 by Alan Lomax.
Released by Rounder Records.

Presented here are the magnificent Big Drum songs from Carriacou, Grenada, a font of African and European musical traditions. This is music for the ancestors, or "Old Parents," performed at Tombstone Feasts held years after death and burial, when the body is finally entombed and the spirit of the departed may at last rest in peace.

$16

$16


Click to hear streaming samples
1 Tim bwai-o
2 Nu sa webe nu
3 Ovid-o, pa Garde
4 Igbo ginade-o
5 Jimmy Lunday
6 Madame Kistan
7 Tibite gounde
8 Amway, beke, mwe ba connet
9 Mwe rive, Joe Talmana
10 Iama Diama IGbo-Le-Le
11 Igbo Ginade-o
12 Amba, Dabia-e
13 Anansi Cudj
14 Ai, Salli Hunde
15 Banda Call Me-o
16 Lora, You No Married
17 Lazar, ai, Lazar
18 Sese Ani-o
19 Djerika-o
20 Maria L'Abbe
21 C'est mwe, Nani Moko

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