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01-Everybody Loves a Saturday Night
01-Everybody Loves a Saturday Night
 

Everybody Loves a Saturday Night, a traditional calypso, arranged by Matt Dudack.  The opener, featuring some vocals by one of the most unique choral groups around!

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02-Now or Never
02-Now or Never
 

Now or Never By Eduardo di Capua, arranged by Keron Valentine.  This "bomb" tune (a style of arranging in Trinidad during Carnival) was originally performed at our 2005 spring concert at EJThomas Hall.

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03-Yellowbird
03-Yellowbird
 

Yellowbird by Norman Luboff, arranged by University of Akron Alumnus Tom Miller.  The classic calypso - but now in a Brazilian style!  With his "west coast" harmonies, Tom brings "the bird" into the 21st Century.

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04-Flip Flop Song
04-Flip Flop Song
 

Flip Flop Song by Jonah Koslen.  Jonah Koslen, of the famed Michael Stanley Band, brings an original tune to the album, transporting the University of Akron Steel Drum Band to the Caribbean in a pair of flip flops!

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05-Outcast
05-Outcast
 

Outcast by Mighty Sparrow, arranged by Cliff Alexis.  This classic calypso from the 1960s is about the panman and his troubles with society.  Once shunned by nearly everyone, the steelbands are now a part of Trinidad's national identity.

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06-Jamaica Farewell
06-Jamaica Farewell
 

Jamaica, Farewell by Irving Burgie, arranged by Tom Miller.  Another highly requested melody with a fresh new approach. Try this ska version on for size!

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07-The Green Green Grass of Home
07-The Green Green Grass of Home
 

The Green, Green Grass of Home by Claude Putnam, Jr., arranged by Keron Valentine.  Another example of Keron's unique arranging and soloing style.

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08-Marianne
08-Marianne
 

Marianne by Roaring Lion, arranged by Matt Dudack. Strings join the University of Akron Sttel Drum Band for this rendition of the popular calypso originally from the 1940s.

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09-Jouvert Barrio
09-Jouvert Barrio
 

Jouvert Barrio by Roaring Lion, arranged by University of Akron alumnus Josh Quillen.  Josh puts his own "Ivy-league" stamp on this old calypso about Carnival in the neighborhoods of Trinidad.

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10-Boo Boo Man
10-Boo Boo Man
 

Boo-boo Man by Lord Melody, arranged by Mark Halaiko. This arrangement started as a class project and ended up on the album.  By the way, Mark got an A.

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