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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Fire Down Below - Music With A Calypso Beat

Fire Down Below
Fire Down Below
Music With A Calypso Beat
Mercury MG 20287

Lively compilation set featuring "island-spiced" tunes not to mention the fiery Rita Hayworth on the cover.

From Billboard - July 22, 1957: Miscellaneous selections from the Mercury catalogue are gathered as "music with a calypso beat" (not to be confused with sound-track album from film with same title). Contents are too ill-sorted to make for strong seller.

The Banana Boat Song - Sarah Vaughan
Let's Go Calypso - Rusty Draper
Somebody Bad Stole De Wedding Bell - Georgia Gibbs
Limbo - The Diamonds
Li'l Steel Band - David Carroll
Run Joe - Louis Jordan
My Head's In De Barrel - Chuck Miller
No One Sweeter Than You - Nick Nobel
Matilda, Matilda - Richard Hayes
Ay-Round The Corner - Xavier Cugat
Open The Letter - The Gaylords
Fire Down Below - Lola Dee

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