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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Jules Kamga – Fa-Mo (Cameroun, 1981, Ebeny Records, International)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Fa-Mo“, an instant massive Dancefloor friendly Afro Disco Funk Soul track, taken from the 1st album of the Cameroonian composer & musician Jules Kamga recorded in France and backed by legendary musicians from Cameroon & the French West Indies such as Toto Guillaume, Aladji Touré, Jacob Desvarieux & Jean-Claude Naimro from the Guadeloupean band “Kassav“, thanks to the special musical connexion between those two countries during that era, that gaves birth to the best bass players of the 70s & 80s – Enjoy !

Jules Kamga – Fa-Mo

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Armand de Preseau

Henri Guedon Et Les Contesta – Bilongo (Martinique, 1972, Aux Ondes)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today « Bilongo », an outstanding Tropical Guaguanco Salsa Latin track from the French West Indies (Martinique), taken from the first album of the legendary musician, painter, sculptor and ceramist Henri Guedon, considered as the grandfather of modern music from French Antilles, and backed by his band « La Contesta ».

This record came out in 1972 on the record label « Aux Ondes », subdivision of the mythical West Indian record company « Celini Disques » – Enjoy !

Henri Guedon Et Les Protesta – Bilongo

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Armand de Preseau

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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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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Armand de Preseau

Wòz – Joël É Jack (Guadeloupe, 1989, Judith S. Faisans-Renac Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Wòz – Joël É Jack“, a splendid spiritual deep Gwo Ka Island Jazz Folk track from Guadeloupe (French West Indies) with beautiful synth parts, privately recorded & released in 1989 by a bunch of Guadeloupean culture, roots militant & artists leaded by the musician & poet Judith Simone “Wòz” Faisans-Renac.

The band was composed by Marcel Louis-Sidney, Humbert Marboeuf, Joël Nankin, Henri Peratout, Luc Reinette, Lucien Viardot, Judith Simone Faisans-Renac, Jacques Grizelin, Georges Faisans, Max Cointre, Georges Bourguignon, Henri Bernard, Henri Amedien, Etienne Faisans, Christian Amour, Hector Poullet among others.

Incredible rare record & true piece of Guadeloupean history here, hope you’ll like it – Enjoy !

Wòz – Joël É Jack

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Armand de Preseau

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

 

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

Les Leopards – D’Leau Coco (Martinique, 1972, Hit Parade)

For today, I wanted to share with you “D’Leau Coco“, a raw tropical tumbele biguine dancefloor burner from Martinique (French West Indies), written by the Martinican musician & singer Albert Nadeau & recorded by Nadeau’s band “Les Leopards” in 1972 onthe legendary local record label “Hit Parade” – Enjoy !

Les Leopards – D’Leau Coco

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Armand de Preseau