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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Armand de Preseau

Ti Plume & Cie – Diablo (Haiti, 1980, Mini Records)

Following that former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Diablo“, an uptempo tropical Cadence Island Funk dance floor stormer with amazing horns & guitar solos, recorded by in 1980 by the Haitian composer & guitar player Ricardo Franck (better known as “Ti Plume“) – Enjoy !

Ti Plume & Cie – Diablo

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Henri Guedon et Les Contesta – Van Van (Martinique, 1970s, Disques Debs)

Following to that former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Van Van”, a mind-blowing Afro Cuban Latin Salsa Funk Soul gem from the French West Indies (Martinique), recorded in the 70s on the legendary “Disques Debs” record label by “Henri Guedon“, the legendary musician, painter, sculptor and ceramist & master of the genre, backed here by his band “Les Contesta” – Enjoy !

Henri Guedon et les Contesta – Van Van (Martinique, 1970s, Disques Debs)

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Josy Mass – Mimile (Guyana, 1984, Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mimile“, a very beautiful Spiritual Biguine Mazurka Island Jazz track with a Bossa Nova twist, taken from a privately released & very hard to find album recorded in 1984 by the French Guyana native singer & poetess Josy Masse – look at this gorgeous cover art !

This song was initially recorded in the early 70s s by the Guadeloupean (French West Indies) Jazz composer Franck Valmont, really can’t decide which one is my favorite version so.. maybe I’ll share it with you in the future if you want me too – Enjoy !

Josy Mass – Mimile

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Armand de Preseau

Roland Louis – Play The Fool (Guadeloupe, 1979, GuerarDisques)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Play The Fool” a massive uptempo tropical dance floor Island Disco Funk stormer recorded in 1979 by the legendary Guadeloupean (French West Indies) composer Roland Louis – Enjoy !

Roland Louis – Play The Fool

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Armand de Preseau

 

El Rego et son Ensemble Typique – E Ma Non Tin Me (Benin, 1960s, Impressions Sonores du Benin)

Following to that former post, I wanted to share with you for today “E Ma Non Tin Me“, a bewitching slow Voodoo Folk Soul track taken from the very first recording ever from the Beninese legendary club owner, boxer, singer & musician Théophile Do Rego, better known as El Rego – Enjoy !

El Rego et son Ensemble Typique – E Ma Non Tin Me

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Armand de Preseau

Les Cougars de Pétion-Ville – Merci Bon Dieu (Haïti, 1974, Mate)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Merci Bon Dieu“, an incredible deep beautiful spiritual bouncy Jazz Compas Fusion Folk track with incredible guitar & rhythm section, taken from the only one LP from the Haitian band “Les Cougars de Petion-Ville” (Haiti, West Indies) recorded in 1974 – Enjoy !

Les Cougars de Pétion-Ville – Merci Bon Dieu

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Armand de Preseau

Steel Jazz du Marin – Indignité (Martinique, 1970s, NCE Production)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Indignité“, an awesome uptempo raw Tropical Island Funk Cadence track from Martinique (French Indies), taken from a very hard to find LP recorded in the 70s by the band “Steel Jazz du Marin” – Enjoy !

Steel Jazz du Marin – Indignité

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Armand de Preseau

Les Loups Noirs – 747 Biguine (Haïti, 1974, Mini Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “747 Biguine“, a mad funky tropical Biguine Cadence Compas track recorded in 1974 by the very well known band “Les Loups Noirs” led by Gardner Lalanne from Haïti (West Indies), that is in fact an alternate version of their earlier hit “Jet Biguine“, more dancefloor oriented (and my favorite too !) – Enjoy !

Les Loups Noirs – 747 Biguine

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Armand de Preseau

Jimmy Maynard – Bouche Yeux Barre Z’Oreilles (Martinique, 1970s, Sunrise)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Bouche Yeux Barre Z’Oreilles“, an incredible track taken from an ultra hard to find obscure self-released album, recorded in the 70s by the Martinican musician Jimmy Maynard (French West Indies) that begins as a Latin piano tune to turn after the first 2 minutes to a powerful uptempo Tropical Cadence Funk song – Enjoy !

Jimmy Maynard – Bouche Yeux Barre Z’Oreilles

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Armand de Preseau