VA Martinique - Cane Fields and City Streets

Martinique - Cane Fields and City Streets (1962)

"With its striking Afro-French creole culture, Martinique nurtures a strong heritage of unique music: drum dances, work songs, quadrilles, story songs, and popular urban styles such as the biguine and mazouk. Caught at a pivotal moment in Martinique's history, Lomax's recordings feature powerful traditional singers such as Ti Raoul Grivalliers, and foreshadow zouk and ragga."  - Rounder Records

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