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Bouyon

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Bouyon is a dance music genre that originated in Dominica in the Eastern Caribbean toward the end of the 1980s. It was created by the Dominican band WCK by combining elements from jing ping, the traditional folk music...

St Lucia

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 157,775 (2001) St Lucia is one of the Windward Islands, a chain of predominantly volcanic islands in the south of the Antillean archipelago. The islands include two French territories (Guadeloupe...

Dominica

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 69,655 (2003) Dominica is an island nation with an area of 290 sq miles (750 sq km) that forms part of the Windward Island chain in the eastern Caribbean. The island’s mountainous interior is covered by rain...

Cadence-Lypso

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Encyclopedia Articles

...The creation of the genre cadence-lypso is usually credited to the Dominican group ‘Exile One,’ led by singer Gordon Henderson, in the period 1973–4. Henderson defines cadence-lypso as a ‘synthesis of rhythmic patterns, Caribbean...

Martinique

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

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 381,427 (1999) Martinique is a French island in the Windward group of the West Indies, located between St Lucia to the south and Dominica to the north. It was first visited by Christopher Columbus in 1504...