VA : London Is The Place For Me 7, Calypso, Palm Wine, Mento, Joropo, Steel & Stringband – HJRLP077 2LP

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The latest volumes in this highly acclaimed series presenting the music of the Windrush generation: the post-war, London recordings of West Indians and West Africans, in the first wave of modern migration to Britain. Volume 7: Calypso, Palm Wine, Mento, Joropo, Steel & Stringband overflows with diverse musical styles, including steel band, string band, calypso, joropo, and mento. Features Lord BeginnerThe LionThe Mighty TerrorDai Dai SimbaWillie Payne & The Starlite TemposThe Mighty TerrorLouise BennettMarie BryantNigerian Union Rhythm GroupCalypso Rhythm KingsBill RogersLili VeronaBilly SholankeLord & Lady BeginnerWest African Rhythm Brothers, and Trinidad Steel Band. Sound restoration at Abbey Road; pressed at Pallas. Gatefold sleeve; full-size leaflets.

One of the delights of the age” –Songlines.

a witty and joyous testament” –Guardian.

impeccably curated and packaged” –Wire.