LABOR DAY

Latest update on 02/05/2011

Artist: Lord Invader
Author: Rupert Grant
Label: Folkways
Year: 1948

Previous Labor Day was the first time carnival was openly celebrated in Harlem, New York.

Covers:

1957:

Lord Flea [in Calypso (Shake Shake Senora)]

1958:

Joseph Spence

1961:

Harry Belafonte [in Jump In The Line]

1962:

Gary US Bonds [in Twist Twist Señora]

2001:

Shaft [as Shake Señora]

Jump In The Line also used elements from The Growler's Calypso Behind The Wall (1938).

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