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Disc 1
01
Buddy Pipp's Highlifers Cuban Nightingale
02 :26
02
George Browne Calypso Mambo
02 :22
03
Lord Beginner The Dollar and the Pound
02 :59
04
Lord Invader Goodwood Park
02 :55
05
Shake Keane Trumpet Highlife
02 :10
06
West African Rhythm Brothers Ominira
03 :07
07
Caribbean Swing Band Jordhu
03 :49
08
Buddy Pipp's Highlifers Ghana Special
02 :11
09
Lord Kitchener Cricket Umpires
03 :00
10
Lord Kitchener Kitch's Mambo Calypso
02 :54
Disc 2
01
West African Rhythm Brothers Jekafo Ju Agbawo
03 :30
02 02 :53
03 03 :05
04
The Quavers Kitch
02 :37
05
Mona Baptiste Tabu
02 :50
06
Lord Kitchener Jamaica Turkey
03 :18
07
Mighty Terror Women Police in England
02 :43
08
Tejan-Sie with the West African Rhythm Brothers King Jimmy Foo Foo
02 :57
09
West African Swing Stars My Sorrow
02 :57
ARTIST
TITLE
London Is the Place for Me 5: Latin, Jazz, Calypso & Highlife from Young Black London
FORMAT
2LP

LABEL
CATALOG #
HJR 061LP HJR 061LP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
4/16/2013

Double LP version. Comes in a gatefold sleeve with full-size booklet. At last, fresh installments in Honest Jon's acclaimed, much-loved series: open-hearted, bittersweet, mash-up postcards to the here and now, from young black London. As then, calypso carries the swing. There are four more Lord Kitchener songs -- in consideration of his wife leaving him for a GI, cricket umpires, a fling onboard an ocean-liner and West Indian poultry -- besides a hot mambo cash-in, cross-bred under his supervision, and an uproarious, teasing Ghanaian tribute to him in Fanti by London visitors The Quavers. The Mighty Terror contributes the woe-begotten, cautionary tale of his beloved Patricia's change of heart. Mona Baptiste with some wonderful, soulful exotica. Also finally getting some dues, the path-breaking Latin-African-jazz experiments of Ghanaian drummer and percussionist Buddy Pipp, with spine-tingling playing by the great Jamaican saxophonist Joe Harriott. Expert jazz idioms course sophisticatedly through all the selections, which include a straight-up, South London version of Duke Jordan's "Jordhu," something from Dizzy Reece's soundtrack -- brokered by Kenneth Tynan -- to the British crime film Nowhere to Go. The LPs are housed in a gatefold sleeve with a full-size booklet.