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Caribbean Music Song List

Discussion in 'Know Before You Go' started by Cruise Cynic, Dec 9, 2001.

  1. Cruise Cynic

    Cruise Cynic Guest

    <HTML>The Cynic's list of Contemporary Island Music (from the last 20 years)
    (incomplete & in no particular order)

    1) Open Up Your Heart - Premier (song was used on the "Flintstones" - Pebbles & Bam Bam)
    2) Sex on the Beach - T-Spoon
    3) Wiggle in Line - Black Duck
    4) Hey Banana Joe - Banana Mama
    5) Ragga Ragga - Red Plastic Bag
    6) Get Down to It - TBTBT
    7) Wide Load - One (this one's hilarious!)
    8) Various Tracks - Inner Circle
    9) Caribana Jam + Mitch - Ed-Ian Cartel
    10) Back to the Island - Baha Men (theme used on AMEX ad.)
    11) Soca Calypso Medley (12" version) - Lobo
    12) Coco Jamboo - Mr. President
    13) Get Together - Big Mountain
    14) Montego Bay - Amazulu
    15) Dollar Wine - Taxi (cent, 5-cent, 10-cent...)
    16) Secret Admirer - DJ Ray
    17) Dance Hall Queen - Beenie Man/Chevelle Franklin
    18) Caribbean Nightfever - Boney M 2000
    19) Who Let the Dogs Out? - Baha Men / Amselem Douglas
    20) Follow the Leader - Soca Boys
    21) Sunshine Reggae - Laid Back
    22) Whiney Whiney - Willi One Blood
    23) Try Jah Love - Third World
    24) I Wanna Be With You - Fun Factory
    25) Reggae Night - Jimmy Cliff
    26) Pass the Dutchie - Musical Youth
    27) One Draw - Rita Marley
    28) Everybody Salsa/Ay Ay Moosey - Modern Romance
    29) Capital Tropical (Engl. Ver.) - Two Man Sound
    30) The Mambo Craze - Da Phazz
    31) Heads High - Mr. Vegas
    32) Rich Girl (If I Was A) - Michie Mee
    33) It Wasn't Me - Shaggy (hilarious, but not for "church ladies")
    34) Bacchanal Time - SuperBlue
    35) Ritmo de la Noche - Chocolate
    36) Kalimba de Luna - Tony Esposito
    37) Soca Dance - Caribbean Sound
    38) Gonna Walk & Don't Look Back - Peter Tosh
    39) Dreadlock Holiday - 10CC
    40) Bang Bang Lulu - Goombay Dance Band
    41) La Bomba - Azul Azul / King Africa
    42) The Tide is High - Blondie
    43) Smile - Vitamin C

    More to come... Enjoy.

    Ubiquitous Titles:

    Hot, Hot, Hot - Arrow (Carib. Ver.), Buster Poindexter (USA ver.)
    Hands Up ("Club Med" theme) - Sway
    Red, Red Wine - UB40
    The Caribbean Disco Show Medley(12" version) - Lobo
    Anything by Bob Marley, Boney M., Jimmy Cliff, Harry Belafonte, Byron Lee & the Dragonaires, The Barefoot Man.

    By the way.... My list only comprises mainstream Island-Flavour music. If anyone wants to compile their own Reggae, Dancehall, or Soca list, be my guest!!!</HTML>
     
  2. jeffstern

    jeffstern Guest

    <HTML>Personally, I prefer Zook....</HTML>
     
  3. <HTML>hey cruise cynic....
    Red, Red Wine ...Neil Diamond wrote and first recorded this classic.

    Great list by the way!</HTML>
     

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