Sound Me Doctor, Sound Me

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Material Information

Title:
Sound Me Doctor, Sound Me
Physical Description:
Audio
Creator:
SB
Recordings and Field Log
SB
Recording
McQueen, Irene ( Performer )
Jones, Fitz ( Performer )
Jeremiah, Joseph ( Performer )
Scott, Lionel ( Performer )
McQueen, Emmanuel Babsy ( Performer )
McQueen, Samuel ( Performer )
McQueen, Lena ( Performer )
Mitchell, Mary ( Performer )
Jones, Euphemia ( Performer )
Andall, Banfield ( Performer )
McQueen, Alstead ( Performer )
Bartholomew, Claude ( Performer )
McQueen, Cleophus ( Performer )
McQueen, Alsten ( Performer )
Jeremiah, Simpson ( Performer )
Andall, Claudius ( Performer )
George, Alexis ( Performer )
Jeremiah, Edna ( Performer )
Phillip, John ( Performer )
Publication Date:

Subjects

Genre:
work song
Spatial Coverage:
Grenada -- Saint Patrick -- None -- La Fortune

Notes

General Note:
Grenadines, Grenada, Afro-Caribbean
General Note:
Unspecified
General Note:
La Fortune 8/62
General Note:
T
General Note:
Caribbean 1962
General Note:
This session features a variety of performance groups and styles including: a chorus singing work songs, game songs, fishermen’s wake songs ("striking the barrel” songs); mouth bow (cocoa lute) performances; carnival songs by a carnival troupe; and individual women performing lullabies. It also includes numerous song-stories and interviews. In his field log, Alan Lomax names a number of individuals who participated in this session and (unless otherwise specified by Lomax) they are all listed as "possible" performers. Some of these performances can be heard on Caribbean Voyage: Grenada (R0ounder 1728).
General Note:
Call-and-response between the lead singer(s) and chorus. At various points the chorus sings in parallel harmony.
General Note:
vocal

Record Information

Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
1214.0
System ID:
CA90001658:00001