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Wilmoth Houdini - Calypso Classics From Trinidad Album

Wilmoth Houdini - Calypso Classics From Trinidad Album
Performer: Wilmoth Houdini
Genre: Reggae
Title: Calypso Classics From Trinidad
MP3 album size: 2896 mb
FLAC album size: 1512 mb
Style: Calypso
Country: US
Released: 1984
Catalog number: 9040, Folklyric 9040
Label: Folklyric Records


1African Love Call
2The Devil Behind Me-Leggo
3Uncle Jo' Gimme Mo'
4Honey I'm Bound To Go
5The Cooks In Trinidad
6Sweet Papa Willie
7Stop Coming And Come
8Bandsman Shooting Case
9Black But Sweet
10No Mo' Bench And Board
11Song No. 99
12Arima Tonight, Sangre Grande Tomorrow Night
13Trifling Men
14I Need A Man
15Poor But Ambitious
16Glorious Centenary


  • BanjoCharlie Vincento (tracks: A1 to A8), Unknown Artist (tracks: B3 to B5)
  • Bass [String]Al Morgan (tracks: A1 to A8)
  • Clarinet, Tenor SaxophoneWalter Edwards (tracks: A1 to A8)
  • CornetWalter Bennett (tracks: A1 to A8)
  • CoverLaura Roberts
  • CuatroGerald Clark (tracks: A1 to A8)
  • Edited ByChris Strachwitz
  • GuitarGerald Clark (tracks: B3 to B5), Joshy Paris (tracks: A1 to A8)
  • Liner NotesJohn Cowley
  • OrchestraGerald Clark's Night Owls (tracks: A1 to A8), Wilmoth Houdini With The Bamboo Orchestra (tracks: B8), Wilmoth Houdini And His Humming Birds (tracks: B1, B2, B6), Wilmoth Houdini With His Calvary Bamboo Band (tracks: B7)
  • PianoBerry Barrow (tracks: A1 to A8, B3 to B5)
  • Research [Discography By]Dick Spottswood
  • Sleeve NotesJohn Cowley
  • ViolinCyril Monrose (tracks: B3 to B5)
  • Vocals, ScraperWilmoth Houdini


All text from front cover:
"Wilmoth Houdini / From the 1930's / Historic Recordings / With Gerald Clark's Night Owls / Calypso Classics From Trinidad"

9040 on front sleeve.
Folklyric 9040 on back sleeve

Side A tracks
1 to 4: 2/16/1931
5 to 8: 8/31/1931

Side B tracks
1, 2: 7/2/1934
3, 4: 7/31/1928
5: 3/25/1929
6: 11/30/1934
7: 4/2/1935 (with his Calvary Bamboo Band: five voices, two bamboo men, two gin bottle players, string bass & maracas)
8: 1/30/1940 with the Bamboo Orchestra: violin, clarinet, piano, guitar, & traps

Rear cover credit is "Discography by Dick Spottswood"


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): A FL 9040A1 19277 P
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): A FL 9040B1 19278


  • Mastered At – Record Technology Incorporated – 19277
  • Mastered At – Record Technology Incorporated – 19278



Poor but Ambitious: Calypso Classics from Trinidad 1928-1940 - Wilmoth Houdini. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Frederick Wilmoth Hendricks November 25, 1895 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago August 6, 1973 in New York, New York, best known as Wilmoth Houdini, was a prominent calypsonian. In 1916 he started his career in earnest when he began working with the African Millionaires, a large carnival group consisting of about 25 members. He arrived in New York City sometime around 1927, after working on cargo ships and travelling extensively. Not long after his arrival there, he began cutting records with. Calypso Legends - Wilmoth Houdini 1929 - 1940 - Wilmoth Houdini. Wilmoth Houdini - Song No. The Cooks In Trinidad 3:19. Wilmoth Houdini - African Love Call CALYPSO 1930s 2:57. Poor But Ambitious 3:08. Wilmoth Houdini - I Need A Man 3:25. Cookie information. Information about other identifiers assigned to the device. The IP address from which the device accesses a client's website or mobile application. Information about the user's activity on that device, including web pages and mobile apps visited or used. Information about the geographic location of the device when it accesses a website or mobile application. Listen free to Wilmoth Houdini Calypso Classics from Trinidad No Mo' Bench And Board, Sweet Papa Willie and more. 16 tracks . Sweet Papa Willie - Wilmoth Houdini. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Compilation album by Wilmoth Houdini. No Mo' Bench and Board. Sweet Papa Willie. Honey I'm Bound to Go. The Cooks in Trinidad. Arima Tonight, Sangre Grande Tomorrow Night. Black but Sweet. I Need a Man. Stop Coming and Come. Glorious Centenary. Bandsman Shooting Case. Uncle Jo' Gimme Mo'. Song No. Trifling Men. African Love Call. The Devil Behind Me-Leggo. Poor but Ambitious. Wilmoth Houdini Poor But Ambitious CD Calypso Classics From Trinidad Condition: Very Good. Time left: 11d 1h 30m 16s Ships to: Worldwide. Calypso Classics From Trinidad track list. The tracks on this album have an average rating of 77 out of 100 1 out of 16 tracks have been rated. Sort by. Track Number. Frederick Wilmoth Hendricks, born at Port of Spain in Trinidad on November 25, 1895, named himself after magician Harry Houdini after seeing the master at work in a cinema in 1926. The first four tracks on this precious collection were recorded in 1928 and 1929 with backing by guitar and cuatro player Gerald Clark's Iere String Band. The cover album 'Tien Toppers uit Trinidad' by Maurits Pauwels & the Benelux Calypsos inspired me to do this compilation of classic en rare calypso songs about betrayal, trickery and death. Many of these songs will sound familiar 'cause they have been sampled or covered by artists worldwide. Songs by Wilmoth Houdini, Lord Creator, Ella Fitzgerald, Harry Belafonte, Elvis Presley, Mauro Pawlowski and more. This show was 1st in the Belgian Reggae and World chart
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