CALYPSO BE

Created on 11/12/2005
Latest update on 11/12/2005

Artist: Young Tiger & The Calypso Serenaders
Author: George Browne
Year: 1953

Real name: George Brown; Calypsonian from Trinidad (see also: Calypso Mambo) who came to Britain at the end of WW II. Song tackling Bebop. Reissued on lp Black Music In Britain Vol. 2 (New Cross).

Covers:

1989:

Nieuwe Snaar [Dutch lyrics by Wannes Van de Velde who played bebop before he found his niche in folk & flamenco]

The scat lyrics, both in the original and in the cover, come from Dizzy Gillespie.

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