Lititz Mento Band: Dance Music & Working Songs

Lititz Mento Band SKU: 27987087
Lititz Mento Band: Dance Music & Working Songs

Lititz Mento Band: Dance Music & Working Songs

Lititz Mento Band SKU: 27987087

Format: CD

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Title: Dance Music & Working Songs
Artist: Lititz Mento Band
Label: Wergo Germany
UPC: 4010228151220
Genre: International

As late as the 1960s the cheerfully elated rhythms of mento would be found at every village festival. In the age of modern and Afro-American pop music, however, the most important and oldest folk tradition of Jamaica - which developed from the displaced Africans' contact with European music - has fallen increasingly into the shadows. With violin, banjo, guitar, and rumba box this famous Jamaican group presents a piquant potpourri of mentos, folk tunes, religious songs, and American hits. The songs are not infrequently lewd, and they treat daily life with humor and satire.

1.1 Quadrille (Instrumental)
1.2 Born in Jamaica
1.3 Rivers Of Babylon/Lion Of Judah
1.4 Man Of Montego Bay
1.5 Island in the Sun
1.6 Day Oh!
1.7 Fan Me Soldier Man
1.8 Linstead Market
1.9 Shaving Cram (Instrumental)
1.10 Little Girl In Kingston Town
1.11 Grader Man
1.12 Revival Man
1.13 Tennessee Waltz
1.14 Weel An' Tune (Instrumental)

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