278190

$50.00

Exponians - Wicked Woman My Peaceful World

Format: LP
Label: RCA Victor PCS 1303
Year: 1968
Origin: Trinidad & Tobago - Montréal, Québec
Genre: rhythm & blues, steel drum
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Value of Original Title: $50.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: 1960's, Honorary Canadians

Tracks

Side 1

Track Name
Wicked Woman
The Look of Love
Yellow Bird
If I Only Had Time
The Bull

Side 2

Track Name
My Peaceful World
Once in My Life
Elvira Madigan
You Only Live Twice
Aquarius

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Exponians - My Peaceful World - back side

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Information/Write-up

The Exponians offer a new approach to contemporary pop and rhythm and blues with brilliant arrangements blending vocal and steel. Two new tunes "Wicked Woman" by Knolly Modeste and "My Peaceful World" by James Andrews add to this original and unique album.

Featured Singer: Knolly Thomas Modeste
Producer: James Andrews
Arranger: Winston Maingot
Recording Engineer: Elizabeth Prowelske

The steelband, incredible as it may look and sound, can produce music which is equal to that of any other orchestra. The instruments, which represent conventional ones, are made from empty oil drums. The tops are sunken and burnt, then notes are grooved with the skill of a tuner to various sizes and tuned to a musical range. The Exponians of the Steel Orchestra were formed in March of 1967 by the Trinidad Government in order to represent the country at Expo '67, happening in Montréal at the time. The Exponians were such a big hit over at the fair that they were asked to come back for a return engagement at Man and His World in May of 1968. They ended-up embarking on a cross-Canada tour sponsored by Air Canada and the West Indian Celebrity Group of Toronto.

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