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Title Brown girl in the ring [sound recording].

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder Records, p1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    Q CARIB CVB R16CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Caribbean voyage
Alan Lomax collection
Alan Lomax collection,
Note "Game and pass play songs sung by children and adults from Trinidad, Tobago, Dominica, St. Lucia, Anguilla, Nevis, and Carriacou"--Container.
Compact disc.
Program notes with English, Creole, and French texts and translations ([40] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Game songs from Trinidad and Tobago: There's a brown girl in the ring ; One, two, three ; Zinglito ; Gypsy in the moonlight ; Coming down with a bunch of roses ; In a fine castle ; I have a tree in my right hand ; One Spaniard came ; Jane and Louisa ; Roman soldiers ; Sandy girl ; Some like it hot, some like it cold ; Green gravel ; Sammy dead-o ; Ring diamond ; Mamselle Marie, marry the girl one time ; Afouyèkè ; Poco, le' me 'lone ; Miss Lucy has some fine young ladies ; Mister Ram Goat-o ; Bésé down ; Si, si, Maria -- Pass play and game songs from Dominica and St. Lucia: Down to the carpet ; Mosquito one ; Early in the morning ; Tra la la voumbé ; Bonjour ma cousine ; Sikola ola vanni ; Dis sòlda la ; Ariyèl-o ; Missy-la, Massa-la ; Lindi mwen la riviè ; Mango ti-n ; Yun ti pwayé ; Ay zabèl-o ; Fiolé ; Round and round the village ; You lie, you lie ; Went to Jamaica ; Rolling shilling ; What shall I put it in? ; Van-la ; Mwen leve lindi bon matin ; Eliza Kongo -- Game songs from Anguilla and Nevis: Here we go loo-by loo ; Drop Peter drop ; Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar ; Little Sally Water ; Walking up the green grass ; How green you are ; Man o' war in the harbor ; Aunty Nanny thread the needle ; Annie, le' go me fowl ; A goosie lost his tail ; Something make me laugh, ha, ha, ha -- Pass play songs from Carriacou: Anana-o ; Elé Misi-o ; Meet me on the road ; Vio Vio lé ; 'Dolphus Coker ; Mary and Martha is bound to wear the crown-o.
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded by Alan Lomax in 1962 in various locations in the Leeward and Windward Islands of the western Caribbean.
Language Sung in English, Creole, and French.
Subject Children's songs -- Caribbean Area.
Singing games -- Caribbean Area.
Folk songs, Creole -- Caribbean Area.
Folk songs, English -- Caribbean Area.
Folk songs, French -- Caribbean Area.
Folk music -- Caribbean area.
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002-
Standard No. 1166117162
Music No. CD 1716 Rounder Records

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