Perseverance - Various - Jamaica - Mento 1951-1958 (CD)

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  1. Jul 21,  · Previously recorded Jamaican versions of many Belafonte's classic "calypso" hits can be heard on the Jamaica - Mento CD released in The golden age of mento was the s, as records.
  2. This is the sound of independence, righteous & hot jump-up sounds from the s & 60s, an exciting period of endless new musical styles that would travel across the world - Mento, the Jamaican precursor to reggae; mambos & descargas from Cuba, Dominican Merengue, Haitian compas - it’s all here.
  3. Artist: Various Artists Title: Jamaica - Mento Year Of Release: Label: Frémeaux & Associés [FA ] Genre: Mento, Reggae, Latin, Funk / Soul Quality: kbps / FLAC (tracks+.cue,log) Total Time: Total Size: mb / mb WebSite: Album Preview.
  4. Various - Jamaica - Mento (2xCD, Comp) Label: Frémeaux & Associés Cat#: FA Media Condition: Media: Mint (M) Sleeve Condition: Sleeve: Mint (M) Brand New! Latest sealed and unopened run/issue from the Manufacturer/Label. Ships from the USA within 2 business days. Tracking included on all domestic orders.
  5. Mento is a style of Jamaican folk music that predates and has greatly influenced ska and reggae music. It is a fusion of African rhythmic elements and European elements, which reached peak popularity in the s and s. Mento typically features acoustic instruments, such as acoustic guitar, banjo, hand drums, and the rhumba box — a large mbira in the shape of a box that can be sat on.
  6. Career. During the s Ranglin played guitar on calypso and mento releases, some of which were recorded for the tourist market. The album The Wrigglers Sing Calypso at the Arawak is representative of the type of calypso floor show that Jamaican bands performed at hotels (some of the tracks from the original album were included on the CD release Jamaica - Mento ).
  7. May 16,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - JAMAICAN MENTO - Island Champions () YouTube ROCKSTEADY MEETS MENTO Ft. The Paragons, Jimmy Cliff, Ken Boothe, Stanley Beckford and more - Duration:
  8. Classic Mento Music of Jamaica, Vol. 1, an album by Various Artists on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.

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