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Spouge

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Spouge is one of two indigenous musics of the island of Barbados. While tuk music has its history in slave society, spouge music was the creation of an individual twentieth-century musician, Dalton Bishop (Jackie Opel). Musicians have often...

Tuk

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...Tuk music is indigenous to the eastern-most Caribbean island of Barbados. It is a percussion-based music that originally was played by a band of roving musicians, but by the late twentieth century had also become an electronic form...

Barbados

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 277,264 (2003) Barbados is situated within the Caribbean archipelago and is the easternmost island of the West Indies. It is a relatively flat country of approximately 166 sq miles (430 sq km), its highest...

Calypso

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The calypso is a song-dance complex which evolved in urban Trinidad in the latter decades of the nineteenth century. It is the product of the continual cross-fertilizations of several kindred West African musics and neo-African hybrids...