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Bahamas 1951-1959 Goombay - With Blind Blake, George Symonette, Charlie Adamson… FA5302 2CD
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Format2 Audio CD
Ordering NumberFA5302
Barcode3561302530222
labelFremeaux & Associes
Release date01/04/2015
salesrank4007

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      Just off the Florida coast, Bahamian Goombay music is a succulent hybrid, somewhere between rhythm and blues, Trinidadian calypso and Jamaican mento, yet it comes from The Bahamas, where it lives on as a separate style. The presence of world-class, English-language composers and performers Blind Blake Higgs, George Symonette or Charlie Adamson made the sounds of Nassau a Golden Age, filled with unique charm and tropical dreams. The sound fell into oblivion for half a century, but Bruno Blum (with the help of Fabrice Uriac) has finally reunited these gems of authentic goombay music, a magical concentrate of this island paradise. Patrick FRÉMEAUX

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