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GUEST,Phil Blind Blake Calypso singer??? (59* d) RE: Blind Blake Calypso singer??? 24 Nov 15


The old Higgs (And The Royal Victoria Hotel Calypsos) vinyl is readily available online:

Blind Blake And The Royal Victoria Hotel Calypsos
A Group Of Bahamian Songs, ART Records, AL3/ALP3, 10"LP, 1951
A1         J.P. Morgan
A2         Jones! (Oh Jones!)
A3         Yes!, Yes!, Yes!
A4         Pretty Boy
A5         Run Come See
B1         Love, Love Alone
B2         Lord Got Tomatoes
B3         Pigeon
B4         Watermelon Spoilin' On The Vine
B5         Never Interfere With Man And Wife


A Second Album Of Bahamian Songs, ART Records, ALP4, 10"LP, 1952
A1         Peas And Rice - Little Nassau
A2         Eighteen Hundred And Ninety-One
A3         John B. Sail (Wreck Of The John B.)
A4         A Conch Ain't Got No Bone
B1         Gin And Coconut Water
B2         Sara Jane
B3         Foolish Frog
B4         Hold 'Im Joe - Jump In The Line - Wheel And Turn Me

Reissued as ALP4A, 12"LP, 1957 ("bonus" tracks: A2, B2)
A1         Peas And Rice - Little Nassau         
A2         Bellamena         
A3         Eighteen Hundred And Ninety-One         
A4         John B. Sail (Wreck Of The John B.)         
A5         A Conch Ain't Got No Bone         
B1         Gin And Coconut Water         
B2         The Cigar Song         
B3         Sara Jane         
B4         Foolish Frog         
B5         Hold 'Im Joe - Wheel And Turn Me - Jump In The Line


A Third Album Of Bahamian Songs, ART Records, ALP6, 10"LP, AEP6, 2x7"EP gatefold, 1952
A1         Goombay Drum
A2         Eight Babies
A3         Never Mind The Noise In The Market
A4         Boat Pull Out - Bahama Mama
B1         Run Joe
B2         Delia Gone
B3         Curley Cay
B4         Brown Skin Gal - Mary Ann
(7" track#: A1, A2, B1, etc.)

Reissued as:
...With The Royal Victoria Calypso Orchestra & The Goombay Four
ALP6A, 12"LP, 1957 ("bonus" tracks: A2, B3)
A1         Goombay Drum
A2         Go Down Emanuel Road
A3         Eight Babies To Mind
A4         Noise By The Market
A5         Boat Pull Out - Bahama Mama
B1         Run Joe
B2         Delia Gone
B3         Sly Mongoose
B4         Curley Cay
B5         Brown Skin Gal - Mary Ann

More to follow...


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