Wild Fire – Try Making Love

( Trinidad & Tobago , 1982 , WIld Fire / wildfire )

posted on 06 / 03 / 2024

For today, I wanted to share with you “Try Making Love“, a deep Island Soul Funk track from the west indies with Calypso influences, taken from a compilation of previously recorded albums & singles by the Trinidadian band “Wild Fire“.

Formed by Oliver “Stompy” Chapman back in 1962 the group was originally named “The Sparks“, and was composed by :

– Oliver Chapman ;

– Anstey Hamilton ;

– Clifford Wilson ;

– Cyllan Charles ;

– Lennox James ;

– Peter Britto ;

– Terry Collymore.

Pure Barbadian heat here, perfect to warm your dance floor – Enjoy !

Wild Fire – Try Making Love (Trinidad & Tobago, 1982, Wild Fire)

Henri Guedon – Karma

( Martinique , 1975 , La Voix Du Globe )

Following this former article, I wanted to share with you for today “Karma“, an outstanding blend of Cadence Soul Funk Latin Synth Jazz & Fusion influences, taken from the 3rd album recorded in 1975 by the mythical musician, painter, sculptor and ceramist Henri Guedon from Martinique, considered by most as the grandfather of modern music from French West Indies.

This album includes :

– Henri Guedon : Leader, Lead Vocals, Agogô, Cowbell, Kalimba, Spoons, Helicon, Skratjie, Percussion, Handclaps, Guimbarde, Bombo, Balafon ;

– Fabien Bannet : Backing Vocals, Guiro, Maracas, Claves ;

– Alain Delos : Congas, Percussion, Wood Block ;

– Claude Vamur : Percussion (Tambou Ka, Latigo), Drums, Timbales, Bongos ;

– Alfred Varasse : Percussion [Tiboi], Drums, Bata, Cowbell ;

– Michel Pacquit : Piano, Piano, Electric Piano (Fender Piano) ;

– Jacky Bernard : Synthesizer, Bass, Organ, Vibraphone ;

Pure dance floor heater here, hope you’ll like it – Enjoy !

Henri Guedon – Karma (Martinique, 1975, La Voix Du Globe)

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

Armand de Preseau

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