Canadian Calypso

from Live in Duvall (2011) by Pinniped

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Medley: Reel St. Antoine - St. Thomas -- Le Calypso de Petit Pabos Bas

The first tune is a traditional Quebecois reel played frequently by contra dance bands. Jumping south, St. Thomas is a Virgin Islands tune popularized by Sonny Rollins. Le Calypso de Petit Pabos Bas was written by a Quebecois musician who'd been listening to Caribbean calypsos on the radio.

The first two tunes are traditional; the last was written by either Liette Ramon or her father (we'll work on sorting that out -- the oral tradition is at work, here, and it's easy to get these things confused!).


from Live in Duvall (2011), track released February 26, 2012




Pinniped Olympia, Washington

Pinniped is Erik Correia (guitar, voice), Sarah Kellington (fiddle, voice), and Bill Kellington (bodhran, guitar, voice). We play mostly-traditional mostly-celtic acoustic music.

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