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  • 1. zila mayes – calypso blues
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Two sweet and sultry renditions of King Cole's Carib-crossover classic 'Calypso Blues' back to back. On the top side, a super seductive, coquettish vocal turn from Zilla Mays, over a laid-back and lilting, percussion aided backing. This is taken from May's 61 LP 'The Men I Love and the Songs They Sing' and appears here on the clearly superior 45rpm vinyl format for the first time ever! On the slip, Ray Johnson's take - a smooth exotic trip to the Islands with atmospheric, high-pitched backing vox. 

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