Exode + – L’Histoire (Guadeloupe, 1984, Disques Caraibes Record)

For today, I wanted to share with you “L’Histoire“, a furious Tropical Island Funk Cadence Zouk track with devastating furious keyboard & horn parts, taken from the only known album of the obscure Guadeloupean (French West Indies) band “Exode +“, released in the early 80s on the record label “Disques Caraïbes Record” – Instant dance floor burner, enjoy !

Exode + – L’Histoire

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Have a nice Wednesday, see you on next Sunday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

Paul Noglotte – An Ba Bwa (Guadeloupe, 1980s, Paul Noglotte Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you « An Ba Bwa », a killer & catchy Dancefloor Caribbean Cosmic Digital Synth Zouk Funk Balearic track, recorded & privately released in the 80s in Guadeloupe (in the French West Indies) by the mysterious composer & musician Paul Noglotte, who only seems to have issue the double-sider presented here (any further informations are welcome !) with a gorgeous cover art !

This song was co-arranged by the legendary Guadeloupean composer Guy Jacquet, Zouk hero & former guitarist of the band « Les Vikings de la Guadeloupe » – Enjoy !

Paul Noglotte – An Ba Bwa

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Fair-Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Pale (Guadeloupe, 1978, Capriccio)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Arrete Mal Pale“, an instant dance floor friendly and now classic furious Island Funk Cadence Soul track from the French West Indies, taken from the first album recorded in 1978 by Fair-Nick Stars, the band founded in 1974 by Monique & Guy Fanfant (a very well-known Guadeloupean family of musicians), and composed by musicians from Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guyana, such as (for the album presented here) :

Lead Guitar : Max Labor ;

Bass Guitar : Jean-Pierre Misaine ;

Drums, Cowbell & Cymbal : Charles Fanfant ;

Piano & Organ : Ralph Victoire ;

Saxophone : Victor René-Corail ;

Trumpet : Guy René-Corail ;

Vocals : Edwige Rechal ;

Xylophone, Congas & Percussions : Guy Fanfant ;

Chorus : Monique & Veronique Fanfant ;

Fair-Nick Stars – Arrete Mal Pale

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Have a nice Sunday, see you on next Wednesday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

Exile One – Ole, Ole (Dominica, 1976, Barclay)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Ole, Ole“, an irresistible catchy Tropical Cadence Lypso Soul track with some Funky Reggae elements, recorded in 1976 by the Guadeloupe based (French West Indies) Dominican band “Exile One” (originally known as “Voltage 4“) founded in the early 70s by the legendary musician Gordon Henderson – Enjoy !

Exile One – Ole, Ole

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Armand de Preseau

Emboule Jean-Claude et le Groupe Kako – Poukisa (Guadeloupe, Kako Productions, 1980s)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Poukisa“, a splendid Gwoka Island Jazz instrumental track from Guadeloupe (french West Indies) with catchy horn & beautiful synth parts – Enjoy !

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/IaZVFDZKkY4

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Have a nice Sunday, see you on next Wednesday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

Fred Aucagos – Pangua Zô Pilé Moin (Guadeloupe, 1978, Fred Aucagos)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Pangua Zô Pilé Moin“, a classic Tropical Boogie Funk track recorded in 1978 by the legendary West Indian musician Fred Aucagos from Guadeloupe island – Enjoy !

Fred Aucagos – Pangua Zô Pilé Moin

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/E95cjvjCu0A

Best regards,

Armand

The Henry Wenceslas Thenard Band – An Ho (In The Heaven) (Guadeloupe, 1984, LM Production)

Today, I wanted to share with you “An Hô” (which could be translated in Creole language by “In The Heaven“), an awesome 8min long Caribbean Disco track by the Guadeloupean artist Henry Wenceslas Thenard and his band, always in my DJ Bag – Enjoy !

The Henry Wenceslas Thenard Band – An Hô (In The heaven)

You can also listen to this track on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/snNyMII2yBM

Have a nice day !

Armand

Ophelia – Fait Mwen Voler (Dominica, 1986, Blue Silver)

Ophélia Olivaccé-Marie is popular singer of Cadence-lypso from Dominica. She is sometimes referred to as “Dominica’s Lady of Song“, the “First Lady of Creole“, and “La grande dame de la musique Antillaise“.

Ophelia emerged and became Dominica’s first Lypo female singer to achieve international star status. She is considered to be the “Godmother of Cadence“, and has toured widely in France and had concerts broadcast over much of the Francophone world. Her signature tune and first recording is “Ay Dominique“, a lament for Dominica as the country underwent political problems in the 1970s that was an iconic anthem for Dominicans and that permit her to began to record with Gordon Henderson, placing herself at the forefront of Cadence-lypso. Ophelia’s musical idol is the South African singer Miriam Makeba.

Ophelia performed as a young girl in a group called the “Five O’s“, which performed at church functions. Her husband and manager, McCarthy Marie, encouraged her to start her solo career.

She often sung about women’s issues, a rarity at the time, and was among the first women to sing at the “Théâtre Noir”, “Cirque d’Hiver” and the “Théâtre de la Renaissance” in Paris (France). She was the first non-French winner of the Maracas d’Or Award from Société Pernod, and has been awarded International Women’s Year in 1985, the Sisserou Award of Honour (the second highest award in Dominica), a Lifetime Award in 2005 and a Golden Drum Award in 1984. In 2005, Ophelia hosted the 5th Dynamith d’Or Caribbean Music Awards.

I decided to share with you today “Fait Mwen Voler“, an awesome Zouk anthem (I usually do not like too much this musical genre !)taken from her 6th album, recorded in 1986 – Enjoy !!

Ophelia – Fait Mwen Voler

You can also listen to this track on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/x34UXkOoP0c

Have a nice sunday,

Armand

(Source : Wikipedia)

Aubert Osiris presente Kan’nik – Rohe ! Ban Mwen Nouvel (Martinique, 1980s, Kan’Nik)

Super obscure single recorded by the Martinican musician Aubert Osiris and is band “Kan’Nik” in the late 80s that contains the crossover Funky Disco Zouk track “Rohe ! Ban Mwen Nouvel” that I decided to make you rediscover today – Enjoy !

Aubert Osiris presente Kan’Nik – Rohe ! Ban Mwen Nouvel

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/r7zwfjbAufU

Best regards,

Armand