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27.05.2010

Wilmoth Houdini Calypso Classics From Trinidad


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Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Both Brunswick and Folklyric released roughly the same set of Houdini 78s recorded between and as an LP called Songs of Trinidad by the former label and Calypso Classics from Trinidad by the latterand the Folklyric set was reissued on LP in by Arhoolie Records, then re-released by Arhoolie on CD under the title Poor But Ambitious in with an additional eight tracks that Houdini recorded in the mid-'40s added.

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Sweet Like a Honey Bee. Wilmoth Houdini. Samhain Unholy Passion No. Uncle Jo' Gimme Mo'! Gaining a good deal of recognition, Houdini wasted no time in organizing high-profile calypso festivals and concerts around New York, quickly becoming a respected member of the Caribbean communities there. This can be seen in numerous calypsos of the early to mids, from Roaring Lion and Attila the Hun in particular, who Wilmoth Houdini Calypso Classics From Trinidad recorded in New York at the time.

This led to Houdini's rebuttal, "Declaration of War". Houdini died on August 6,in New York City, where he had lived for most his life. Stonekingto name but a few.



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  1. Frederick Wilmoth Hendricks (November 25, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – August 6, , New York), best known as Wilmoth Houdini, was a prominent calypsonian. He made numerous recordings from the s through the s, also sometimes using the names Wilmoth Hendricks Edgar, Leon Sinclair, and King Houdini.
  2. Wilmoth Houdini discography and songs: Music profile for Wilmoth Houdini, born 25 November Genres: Calypso. Albums include I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore: , Poor But Ambitious, and How Low Can You Go?: Anthology of the String Bass ().
  3. Listen to Poor But Ambitious: Calypso Classicsby Wilmoth Houdini on Slacker Radio, where you can also create personalized internet radio stations based on your favorite albums, artists and songs.
  4. Jun 20,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Wilmoth Houdini - Johnny Take My Wife (Calypso s) YouTube Wau Wau (Shame & Scandal in the Family) - Lord Melody wmv - Duration: waltervdbus 60, views.
  5. Both Brunswick and Folklyric released roughly the same set of Houdini 78s recorded between 19as an LP (called Songs of Trinidad by the former label and Calypso Classics from Trinidad by the latter), and the Folklyric set was reissued on LP in by Arhoolie Records, then re-released by Arhoolie on CD under the title Poor But Ambitious in with an additional eight tracks that Houdini .
  6. Frederick Wilmoth Hendricks (November 25, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – August 6, in New York, New York), best known as Wilmoth Houdini, was a prominent calypsonian.
  7. Jul 11,  · Wilmoth houdini is an early and thoroughly wonderful calypso singer who sings about local events that take on the status of major legends as he tells of themthe revolt of the prostitutes ('No More Bench and Board')and a world class bender ('Arima Tonight')for example. His words are as good as any calypso i've ever heard. His voice is good.5/5(1).
  8. Calypso Classics From Trinidad Compilation album by Wilmoth Houdini. No Mo' Bench and Board Sweet Papa Willie Honey I'm Bound to Go The Cooks in Trinidad Arima Tonight, Sangre Grande Tomorrow Night Black but Sweet I Need a Man Stop Coming and Come Glorious Centenary Bandsman Shooting Case Uncle.
  9. Wilmoth Houdini earned his moniker as the Calypso King of New York in the s and s, due in part to the many calypso events he organized in the Big Apple, but his own personal history is a bit harder to pin down.
  10. All text from front cover: "Wilmoth Houdini / From the 's / Historic Recordings / With Gerald Clark's Night Owls / Calypso Classics From Trinidad"/5(8).

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