JUMBIE JAMBEREE

Latest update on 11/08/2009

Artist: Lord Intruder
Author: Winston O'Conner
Year: 1953

From Tobago. B-side of Disaster With The Police. Calypso about 'jumbies' (zombies) "dancing back to back, belly to belly".

Covers:

1954:

Charmer [NY version situated on the local Woodlawn Cemetery instead of the original Trinidad gravesite]

1959:

Kingston Trio [as Zombie Jamboree, crediting Lord Invader]

1962:

Harry Belafonte [idem]

1965:

Peter Tosh & The Wailers [reggae version as Jumbie Jamboree]

1976:

Harry Nilsson

1992:

Rockapella [a cappella version as Zombie Jamboree]

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