FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT - KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 1

FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT - KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 1

LP (12"/10" Album)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

Label: BONGO JOE

Release date: 22/06/2018

Barcode: 7640159731245

Catalog no.: BJR0000024

Item ID: 462438

'THE LEGENDARY TAPE RECORDINGS VOL. 1' - 99 year-old Walter Gavitt Ferguson from Costa Rica is a humble soul and a living legend, a Calypsonian of mythical proportions. Rooted like an old tree on the Caribbean shore, he has never left his home town to look for fame, instead fame did come to look for him. Throughout eight decades, rumours of his musical gifts have attracted people from near and far, contesting Calypsonians, fans, tourists, musicologists, musicians, pilgrims and the President of the Republic. They once even moved a recording studio to his house as he refused to go to the city. But many years before that, Ferguson used to sell his legendary self recorded cassettes to travelers and music lovers from all around the globe. He never kept a copy for himself and with age started to forget many old compositions. A recently started, international "tape hunt" was able to locate 9 such tapes in Canada and rescued 50 of his forgotten songs. Vol. 1 of this tropical treasure is now available, resurrected directly from original cassettes of the Calypso King.

Also available: KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 1 (CD).

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT...


FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT - KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 1

FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT - KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 1

'THE LEGENDARY TAPE RECORDINGS VOL. 1' - 99 year-old Walter Gavitt Ferguson from Costa Rica is a humble soul and a living legend, a Calypsonian of mythical proportions. Rooted like an old tree on the Caribbean shore, he has never left his home town to look for fame, instead ... read more »

 

FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT - KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 2

FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT - KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 2

'THE LEGENDARY TAPE RECORDINGS VOL. 2' - 100-year old Walter Gavitt Ferguson from Costa Rica is a living legend, a Calypsonian of mythical proportions. Rooted like an old tree on the Caribbean shore, he has never left his home town to look for fame, instead fame came ... read more »

 

FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT - KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 2

FERGUSON, WALTER GAVITT - KING OF CALYPSO LIMONENSE 2

'THE LEGENDARY TAPE RECORDINGS VOL. 2' - 100-year old Walter Gavitt Ferguson from Costa Rica is a living legend, a Calypsonian of mythical proportions. Rooted like an old tree on the Caribbean shore, he has never left his home town to look for fame, instead fame came ... read more »

 

 

More on the BONGO JOE label...


ODESSEY & ORACLE - SPECULATIO

ODESSEY & ORACLE - SPECULATIO

The second full-length by the psychedelic band from Lyon, France, that named itself after the classic Zombies-LP. Expect colourful retro-futuristic music with influences from a.o. Brian Wilson, Caetano Veloso, White Noise, J.S. Bach, Moondog, Robert Wyatt... The French ... read more »

 

YIN YIN - ONE INCH PUNCH

YIN YIN - ONE INCH PUNCH

B/w 'The Grey Chamber Of Hinacho Otome'. Dutch band YIN YIN strikes back with 2 tracks still using influences from East Asian '60s and '70s music as their main inspiration. This has resulted in a colourful unique mix of psychedelic, funk and disco.

 

YILDIRIM, DERYA -& GRUP SIMSEK- - NEM KALDI

YILDIRIM, DERYA -& GRUP SIMSEK- - NEM KALDI

The debut-EP of this Anatolian psych-pop sensation consists of four heart-melting gems in which Turkish folk music meets groove and electric action! Singer/multi-instrumentist Derya Yildirim teams up with fantastic drummer Greta Eacott (G-Bop Orchestra, One-Take Records) ... read more »

 

MAUSKOVIC DANCE BAND - REPEATING NIGHT/WEATHER

MAUSKOVIC DANCE BAND - REPEATING NIGHT/WEATHER

The first release in the Bongo Joe 45s series offers some splendid Afro-Caribbean Space Sounds from Amsterdam! The Mauskovic Dance Band features the Mauskovic brothers (including drummer Nicola, who previously toured the world with Jacco Gardner and Eerie Wanda) and a ... read more »

 

VARIOUS - FRAGMENTS DU MONDE FLOTTANT

VARIOUS - FRAGMENTS DU MONDE FLOTTANT

Devendra Banhart presents a very unique and precious compilation featuring his best friends never heard before demos. Among them some of the yesterday and todays most talented musicians and singers of the folk-pop-experimental scene. This handprinted album comes randomly in ... read more »

 

L'ECLAIR - SAUROPODA

L'ECLAIR - SAUROPODA

What can one expect of an album called 'Sauropoda'? Think of it as a 2am Youtube find. Or that weird looking Soviet prog funk LP reissue you never dared to buy. It actually sounds more like a L'Eclair show. Most of the album comes from deep jams the band road-tested ... read more »

 

 


Clear Spot - clearspot.nl

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clearspot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.