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    London Is The Place For Me 7&8Various ArtistsHonest Jon's
    The latest volumes in this much-loved, highly-acclaimed series from Honest Jon's, presenting the music of the Windrush milieu: the post-war, London recordings...
    London Is The Place For Me 7: Calypso, Mento, Joropo, Steel & String BandVarious ArtistsHonest Jon's
    Still deeper forays into the musical landscape of the Windrush generation; a dazzling range of calypso, mento, joropo, steelband, palm-wine and r’n'b....
    • – Lord Beginner - Sons And Daughters Of Africa
    • – The Lion - Royal Wedding
    • – The Mighty Terror - The Hydrogen Bomb
    • – Dai Dai Simba - Modern Telephone
    • – Willie Payne & The Starlite Tempos - Wa Sise
    • – The Mighty Terror - The Emperor Of Africa
    • – Louise Bennett - Bongo Man
    • – Marie Bryant - My Handy Man
    • – Nigerian Union Rhythm Group - Tortoise Mambo
    • – Calypso Rhythm Kings - Boul Ve Se
    • 2×LP£16.99
      • Gatefold sleeve
      • Full-size booklet, with full notes, and previously-unseen photographs, including a set from the family archive of Russ Henderson (who led the first, impromptu Notting Hill Carnival march in '66).
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    London Is The Place For Me 8: Lord Kitchener in England, 1948-1962Various ArtistsHonest Jon's
    In this volume devoted to his post-war London recordings, Lord Kitchener plays his many roles with signature aplomb and poised subtlety; first there is...
    • – Carnival Road March
    • – No More Taxi
    • – Mango Tree
    • – Food From The West Indies
    • – Alphonso In Town
    • – Come Back In The Morning
    • – Too Late Kitch
    • – Drink-A-Rum
    • – Constable Joe
    • – Pirates Of Paria
    • 2×LP£16.99
      • Gatefold sleeve
      • Full-size booklet containing superb, specially-commissioned sleevenotes by Lord Kitchener biographer Anthony Joseph and previously-unseen photographs.
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    Walter Gavitt FergusonKing Of Calypso Limonense (The Legendary Tape Recordings, Vol​.​ 2)Bongo Joe
    100-year-old Walter Gavitt Ferguson from Costa Rica is a humble soul and a living legend, a Calypsonian of mythical proportions. Rooted like an old tree...
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – Intro
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – One Pants Tearing Off
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – Lock Up Me Neighbour
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – Hoorah For Paula
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – All Going Up To Glory
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – Gal Must Take Me For A Fool
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – Roberto Tour
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – Not A Pugilist
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – You Cannot Bathe A Puss
    • Walter Gavitt Ferguson – I Am The King Of Calypso
    Mighty PowerOur West Indies / Rose (1974)Camille Records
    It's our West Indies! "This immigration problem it would take a scientist to solve this problem!" Everyone is leaving the islands and Mighty Power is...
    • Mighty Power – Our West Indies
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    Nat HepburnTheresea The Champ / Play Mass WidweStraker's Records
    The travel agent sent Theresa to the wrong carnival! - oh dear what a thing..
    • Nat Hepburn – Theresea The Champ
    • Nat Hepburn – Play Mass Widwe
    • Original 7"£20.00
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    Joey Lewis & His OrchSlick / Grenadian ClaudetteStraker's
    Wicked instrumental calypso cuts. Tight! RARE Original unplayed Calypso 45, dead stock 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The...
    • Joey Lewis & His Orch – Slick
    • Joey Lewis & His Orch – Grenadian Claudette
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    Ellie Matt & The G. I'S BrassBachanal (1977)Camille Records
    Rare 70s funky calypso instrumental
    • Ellie Matt & The G. I'S Brass – Bachanal
    • Ellie Matt & The G. I'S Brass – Jamback
    • Original 7"£20.00
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    ShadowDreadness (1977)Richie's Music
    Wear tropical Lp from man like Shadow
      • Original LP£20.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Trinidad LP Vinyl has creasing to sleeve top right
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      Calypso FrancoTribute To Andy Roberts / Carnival Is For You And MeCamille Records
      Jump up stylee
      • Calypso Franco – Tribute To Andy Roberts
      • Calypso Franco – Carnival Is For You And Me
      • Original 7"£20.00
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      Mighty SparrowSparrow Spectacular (1973)WIRL
      Original thick card sleeve USA vinyl copy
        • Original LP£12.00
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        (Mighty Sparrow)Carribean Carnival (1964)Various ArtistsMace Records
        Collection of artists but looks like a Sparrow album
          • Original LP£15.00
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          Babalu And His HeadhuntersBahamas Gone Independent / Calypso FunkPressure Makes Diamonds
          Private press, Calypso/deep funk monster, originally recorded & released in 1970's Nassau, in the Bahamas. Replica original artwork, 300 copies only.
          • Babalu And His Headhunters – Bahamas Gone Independent
          • Babalu And His Headhunters – Calypso Funk
          • 7"£9.99
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          King Short ShirtWadadlie Rock (1981)A & B Records
          Crazy caribbean sounds
            • Original LP£12.00
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            The Young Ones Of GuyanaOn Tour / ReunionBBE
            BBE reissue both albums 'On Tour' and 'Reunion' from calypso band, The Young Ones Of Guyana. 'On Tour' (from 1970) features versions of classics such as...
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – Yellow Girl
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – Liquidator
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – Romeo And Juliet
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – Monkey Man
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – San Juan
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – Lena
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – Express Way
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – That Wonderful Sound
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – Sing A Simple Song
            • The Young Ones Of Guyana – Love (Can Make You Happy)
            Edric ConnorSongs From Jamaica (1954)Argo (2)
            Jamaica Calypso
              • Original LP£20.00
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              KitchA Fictional Biography of a Calypso IconPeepal Tree
              Combining life-writing with poetic prose, Anthony Joseph gets to the heart of the man behind the music and the myth, reaching behind the sobriquet to present...
              Nat Hepburn's March Of DimesTell Santa Claus / Christmas BallStraker's Records
              rare xmas calypso!
              • Nat Hepburn's March Of Dimes – Tell Santa Claus
              • Nat Hepburn's March Of Dimes – Christmas Ball
              • Original 7"£15.00
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              The Talbot BrothersCalypsos (1957)ABC-Paramount
                • Original LP£12.00
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                Milo And The KingsStay Up And Follow Milo / PolioCamille Records
                Wicked jump up calypso instrumental - smokin! UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG ( few pops)/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
                • Milo And The Kings – Stay Up And Follow Milo
                • Milo And The Kings – Polio
                • Original 7"£20.00
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                ShadowKing From Hell / Come Dance The Prance (1975)Straker's Records
                Yes that Shadow! Rare Calypso two sider. Smokin and tight! RARE Original unplayed Calypso 45, dead stock
                • Shadow – King From Hell
                • Shadow – Come Dance The Prance
                • Original 7"£25.00
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                Harry BelafonteHarry Belafonte Sings Five Early SongsCoronet Records
                Early Harry Belafonte original USA LP
                  • Original LP£9.00
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                  The Original Trinidad Steel Band The Original Trinidad Steel Band Polydor (1966)
                  Original Steelband sounds, 1966
                    • Original LP£10.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG-Original = Original UK Vinyl staining on sleeve

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                    Wilberforce SylvesterTwo Fools Can't Make One One Of Them RightWilberforce Records
                    Amazing deep Southern Soul Calypso tune - incredible ! Rare! Warehouse dead stock original Calypso 45 vinyl VG-
                    • Wilberforce Sylvester – Two Fools Can't Make One One Of Them Right
                    • Original 7"£20.00
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                    Georg Friedrich HändelWater MusickArchiv Produktion
                      • Original LP£8.99
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK LP Vinyl,
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                      Joey Lewis and his OrchestraSoul Chick / We Walk 100 MilesStraker's Records
                      Latin meets calypso funky groovy instrumental tunes - wicked! RARE Original unplayed Calypso 45 UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG- (has some marks red....
                      • Joey Lewis and his Orchestra – Soul Chick
                      • Joey Lewis and his Orchestra – We Walk 100 Miles
                      • Original 7"£20.00
                        Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Has some surface marks plays well
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                      The Mighty PowerPolio / You're Wasting Your TimeCamille Records
                      More calypso-style social observation! RARE ORIGINAL UNPLAYED CALYPSO 45 VG+ (not on discogs)
                      • The Mighty Power – Polio
                      • The Mighty Power – You're Wasting Your Time
                      • Original 7"£25.00
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                      The TradewindsThe Tradewinds (1968)RCA Victor
                      Original Canadian vinyl of Tropical Calypso funky LP
                        • Original LP£15.00
                          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA LP Vinyl.
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                        Lord NelsonCalamity / Twilight ZoneCamille Records
                        Jump up jump up. Killer Calypso sounds! Original unplayed Calypso 45, dead stock - few minor pops etc UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG+ 100%...
                        • Lord Nelson – Calamity
                        • Lord Nelson – Twilight Zone
                        • Original 7"£20.00
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                        CrazyChinaman / Modern Carnival (1974)Straker's Records
                        Crazy accompanied by Ed Watson Brass CIrcle Original 70s carnival Calpyso 45. UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 45 100% Guarantee on this...
                        • Crazy – Modern Carnival
                        • Original 7"£25.00
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                        Lord PepyDominica Natural Beauty / Soul CarnivalPepy Records
                        Very rare Calypso 45. Original unplayed Calypso 45, dead stock - few minor pops etc UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 45 100% Guarantee on...
                        • Lord Pepy – Dominica Natural Beauty
                        • Lord Pepy – Soul Carnival
                        • Original 7"£20.00
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                        Lord DestroyerDon't Touch Me/Funky DanceCamille Records
                        Two upbeat Calypso rockers. No point in doing the funk dance if you can't dance calypso. MC could rival nuff nuff. RARE Original unplayed Calypso 45,...
                        • Lord Destroyer – Don't Touch Me
                        • Lord Destroyer – Funky Dance
                        FlatbushMonkey Woop Wham/Which Way You're Going BabyCharlie's Records
                        Funky New York 70s Calypso. Original unplayed Calypso 45, dead stock - few minor pops etc UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee...
                        • Flatbush – Which Way You're Going Baby
                        • Original 7"£25.00
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                        Lord LeeGive Me Um / Carnival (1974)Camille Records
                        Give me um! Upbeat rocking Calypso tune Original unplayed Calypso 45, dead stock - few minor pops etcUNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 45...
                        • Lord Lee – Give Me Um
                        • Original 7"£20.00
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                        Little Sonny MaysMask Man / God Bless The ChildCamille Records
                        Who is the masked man? Plenty, plenty pussy! UNPLAYED Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 45 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
                        • Little Sonny Mays – Mask Man
                        • Original 7"£20.00
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                        Harry BelafonteThe Midnight Special (1962)RCA Victor
                          • Original LP£10.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original UK Vinyl (difft cover)

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                          Lord BrigoBarnabas / Careless MotherAntillana
                          Nice brassy heavy jumpin calypso
                          • Lord Brigo – Barnabas
                          • Lord Brigo – Careless Mother
                          • Original 7"£25.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                          TradewindsCopy Cats / Jump UpPenny
                          Rare jump-up Calypso sounds - sounds of St Lucia
                          • Tradewinds – Copy Cats
                          • Tradewinds – Jump Up
                          • Original 7"£15.00
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                          The IslandersFence Her In / Glammer GirlHilltop Records
                          Old school stylee early Jamaican calypso/mento quite deep drums + guitar and vocals
                          • The Islanders – Fence Her In
                          • The Islanders – Glammer Girl
                          • Original 7"£20.00
                            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock looks clean but has some noise
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                          Roaring LionI Ain't Gonna Do It No More / Hapney RiceCamille Records
                          Rare calypso 45 from Roaring Lion
                          • Roaring Lion – I Ain't Gonna Do It No More
                          • Roaring Lion – Hapney Rice
                          • Original 7"£30.00
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                          De OpelsIn Paradise / Gee Whez (1975)Straker's Records
                          Barbados reggae/calypso rare 45
                          • De Opels – In Paradise
                          • Original 7"£15.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45 (deadstock few marks)
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                          Laviscount BrassJamarona / Push Ya Push Day
                          VERY HEAVY & RARE CALYPSO TUNE - junp-up heavy percussion and brass instrumental cut 2-sider!
                          • Laviscount Brass – Jamarona
                          • Laviscount Brass – Push Ya Push Day
                          • Original 7"£30.00
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                          Tropical Islanders - Brass JammersMiss Mary / Mango Vert
                          Rare instrumental brass calypso 45
                          • Tropical Islanders - Brass Jammers – Miss Mary
                          • Tropical Islanders - Brass Jammers – Mango Vert
                          • Original 7"£20.00
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                          Lord SufferThe FuseJump Records
                          The lady blows a fuse!
                          • Lord Suffer – The Fuse
                          • Lord Suffer – The Happy Sufferer
                          • Original 7"£15.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks plays fine.
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                          Nap HepburnTheresa The Champ/Play Mass WidweStraker's Records
                          Rare Calypso 45 "Play Mass Widwe" New York Travel agents send Hepburn to the wrong carnival - wot a thing!
                          • Nap Hepburn – Play Mass Widwe
                          • Nap Hepburn – Theresa The Champ
                          • Original 7"£20.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45.
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                          Patsy CadetBad Situation (1973)Pebblegroove
                          Rare female calypsonian
                          • Patsy Cadet – Bad Situation
                          • Original 7"£15.00
                            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock has surface marks plays well
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                          Lord CompaneroBlow Yuh NoseAntillana
                          w/ Ed Watson and Brass Circle. Barbados big brass calypso
                          • Lord Companero – Blow Yuh Nose
                          • Lord Companero – Flower Bag Scandal
                          • Original 7"£18.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss has few marks plays fine.
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                          Forsyth HighlandersEngagement RingAntillana
                          Excellent steel drums groover!
                          • Forsyth Highlanders – Engagement Ring
                          • Forsyth Highlanders – Simple Calypso
                          The IslandersLove In The Cemetry / Jamaica WomanHilltop Records
                          Rare Jamaican calypso 45
                          • The Islanders – Love In The Cemetry
                          • The Islanders –  Jamaica Woman
                          • Original 7"£20.00
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed rare original CALYPSO 45. Deadstock poss few marks/pops plays fine.
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