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Children's Jamaican Songs and Games
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 22 mins

Louise Bennett leads irresistible ring games that have been the favorites of Jamaican children across generations. Many songs retain a specifically African or British flavor.

(Folkways Records, 1957), 22 mins
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written by Ronald R. Smith; edited by Dale A. Olsen, 1941- and Daniel E. Sheehy (Routledge (Publisher), 1998), 17 page(s)
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Mr. Gavitt: Calypsos of Costa Rica
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produced by Michael Williams, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1982), 39 mins
"Calypso survives sporadically in Limón and Bocas del Toro (Panama), especially around Carnival time, in the spring. Elsewhere on the mainland, the calypso culture is gone, driven out by radios and jukeboxes broadcasting Latin pop music. The young men sing the radio songs. Only the old remember how people once...
produced by Michael Williams, fl. 1982 (Folkways Records, 1982), 39 mins
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Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 3
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1955), 48 mins

Twenty-one short vocal and instrumental pieces from around the world are presented in an extremely diverse collection, the third of five volumes in this series. Examples include a pair of Bone Games from Washington Coast Native Americans and Kalipay Merrymaking from the Philippines, to name but a few.

produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1955), 48 mins
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