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Cruise the Caribbean during the mid-twentieth century heyday of "the society ballroom and the honky-tonk [music] of the West Indies." Stop by Martinique, the Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Trinidad, Antigua and Curacao; dance along to calypso, beguine, vals, videe, seven step, quadrille, bula waya and mambo.
101 Videe Orchestra du Groupe Folklorique 3:40 102 Mazurka Orchestra du Groupe Folklorique 2:55 103 Medley of Old Calypso The Mighty Zebra 2:59 104 Vals Guadeloupienne Orchestre du Fanfant Gilbert 1:14 105 Mambo No. 5 Brute Force Steel Band 4:10 201 Bula Waya-Tumba Padu del Caribe, Netherlands Antilles Orchestra 2:42 202 Seven Step Mebobo's Quintet 3:04 203 Aura Waltz Padu del Caribe, Netherlands Antilles Orchestra 3:10 204 Fourth Figure of Lanceros Mebobo's Quintet 2:53