BROWN SKIN GIRL

Latest update on 14/07/2009

Artist: King Radio
Author: Norman Span
Label: Continental
Year: 1947

Commenting the American military forces stationed in Trinidad during WW II, leaving many a brown skinned girl behind with a baby in her arms.

Covers:

1948:

Edmundo Ros

1952:

Blind Blake & The Royal Victoria Hotel Calypso Orch.

1955:

Lord Invader

1956:

Harry Belafonte [on Calypso album; millionseller]

1958:

Joseph Spence

1959:

Mighty Terror & his Calypsonians

1962:

Sonny Rollins

1966:

Gaylads

1981:

Clint Eastwood & General Saint [in medley with Healing In The Balmyard]

1993:

Roy Haynes

See also: Brownskin Gal (I've Got My Eyes On You).

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