GUADELOUPE
PANAMA MUSIC LIBRARY - CARIBBEAN MUSIC LIBRARY CML 003
CML 003

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Title
Composers Duration
 
1
RENDEZ-VOUS IN GUADELOUPE Carol Decimus / Hoêl Gros 1'56"
DescriptionBoula rhythm with piano swing. Boula, also called Toumblack, is one of seven gwo ka rhythms, instrumental theme
 
2
MY O MY Serge Alidor 3'12"
DescriptionMende and Toumblack rhythms. Melting of two traditional gwo ka rhythms, instrumental theme
 
3
COMPASSION Hoêl Gros 2'29"
DescriptionBiguine, instrumental theme with background vocals
 
4
DALO Serge Alidor 3'35"
DescriptionKaladja rhythm (old man rhythm), a traditional gwo ka rhythm, with old man vocal
 
5
FEELING SO FINE Serge Alidor 3'13"
DescriptionZouk and Soca. Melting of two major Caribbean rhythms, generally performed in Saint-Marteen, with vocals
 
6
KADRY'SP Serge Popotte 2'33"
DescriptionQuadrille. Dance originating from Eastern Europe, generally performed by old people, especially in the country, with old man vocal
 
7
CARIBBEAN BUTTERFLY B. Coulentianos 2'21"
DescriptionOne of Guadeloupe's names, with reference to its spread butterfly wings shape. A Guadeloupean "Biguine Classique", played with a jazzy taste, instrumental theme
 
8
CARNIVAL FOREVER Francine Decimus 2'37"
DescriptionSenjan Mask rhythm, a major Guadeloupe carnival rhythm, instrumental theme
 
9
LA MARE AUX PUNCHS Janick Brancourt 2'26"
DescriptionZouk with dfferent influences, La Mare aux Punchs is one of the most visited tourist places of Marie-Galante, instrumental theme
 
10
DI MWEN POU KI Serge Alidor 3'32"
DescriptionZouk with vocals
 
11
BOULA DJEL Caro Decimus / Hoêl Gros 1'23"
DescriptionHuman vocal percussions based on Boula rhythm, usually performed during country evenings (meeting round the fire, vigils)
 
12
KARIKERA A. Couppé de K/Martin / Serge Alidor 2'52"
DescriptionAnother name for Guadeloupe given by the Caribbean, second inhabitants of the island after the Arawak Indians, a zouk with vocals
 
13
AN TI BÔ Trad Arrang. P. E. Decimus 1'22"
DescriptionGuadeloupean traditional biguine with vocals, An Ti Bo is the most popular song of Guadeloupean folklore
 
14
Ô ZONE Serge Alidor 3'27"
DescriptionKaladja rhythm, instrumental theme
 
15
ELIE-JOY Hoël Gros 3'08"
DescriptionGuadeloupean biguine, instrumental theme
 
16
S.O.S. POU JENES Serge Alidor / Jocelyn Tacita 4'03"
DescriptionA zouk, happy with vocals
 
17
YESTERDAY'S BALL (Ahi Mama) Pierre Edouard Decimus 3'13"
DescriptionA Cadence-Rampa with vocals, the Cadence-Rampa is the melting of two Guadeloupean and Haitian rhythms, it was very popular in dance clubs between 1968 and 1978
 
18
ZIYE AW A. Couppé de K/Martin / Serge Alidor 3'18"
DescriptionZouk Love with vocals (Zouk Love is the name given to slow zouk tempo and generally to love songs)
 
19
CALLALOO Jocelyn Tacita 1'26"
DescriptionLewoz rhythm, drums only. Callaloo is a tradition dish eaten with the family on the beach celebrating Pentecost
 
20
KI JAN POU DIW SA Marcel Bloud / Serge Alidor 3'43"
DescriptionZouk with a funky beat, party atmosphere, with vocals
 
21
JUST WAITING (FOR YOUR LOVE) A. Couppé de K/Martin / Serge Alidor 3'49"
DescriptionZouk with a funky beat, party atmosphere, with vocals
 
22
KAW FE FWE A. Couppé de K/Martin / Serge Alidor 3'17"
DescriptionA Zouk with vocals
 
23
OU SE FOS E DIFE A. Couppé de K/Martin / Serge Alidor 3'06"
DescriptionA Toumblack rhythm, the title meaning drums are strength and fire of life, with vocal storyteller
 
24
COURAGE Hoël Gros 3'02"
DescriptionA Biguine, nostalgic, instrumental theme
 
25
POINT OF PETER Serge Alidor 3'20"
DescriptionA Mende rhythm, instrumental theme, Pointe-a-Pitre is the main city and the economical centre of Guadeloupe
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