Alan Lomax

Deep River of Song: Bahamas 1935, Vol. 2 - Ring Games and Round Dances

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Deep River of Song: Bahamas 1935, Vol. 2 - Ring Games and Round Dances gathers more remastered field recordings from Alan Lomax's Caribbean travels. The ring game songs feature singing with handclapping and drums, while the round dances are performed by a string band; all of the songs, including "The Devil Roll Like Thunder," "Bimini Gal," "Sand Gone in My Cuckoo-Eye," and "Sailin' in the Boat," exemplify the playful melodies and rhythms of indigenous Caribbean music.

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