September 13, 2019

Quicksilver – Hit me With Soca
Straker’s Records 1981

Granville Straker was born on St. Vincent and founder of the
New York based calypso and soca label Straker’s Records. He
produced albums by artists like Shadow, Chalkdust, Calypso
Rose, Lord Melody and such. Quicksilver is a soca artist from
Aruba who also recorded with Straker’s. Read more at Wiki ..

Granville Straker werd geboren op St. Vincent en was de stichter
van het in New York gevestigde calypso en soca label Straker’s
Records. Hij produceerde platen van artiesten als Shadow, Chalk-
dust, Calypso Rose, Lord Melody en dergelijke. Quicksilver is een
soca man uit Aruba die ook bij Straker’s opnam. Lees meer..

Straker’s Records
Granville Straker

tracks ;

01 – Rosy
02 – Woman soca …
03 – Hit me with soca
04 – St. peters woman
05 – Aruba gone old mas
06 – Wine like me

Bonus Tracks ;

07 – Squibby – The streaker
08 – Shadow – Bass man road march ’74
09 – Lord Melody – Grine um
10 – Chalkdust – Stickman’s lament


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  1. Harris Diavua Salakiaku 14 September 2019 at 01:00 - Reply

    Hey Moos, I’ve got a problem I can’t download the album.

  2. Harris Diavua Salakiaku 14 September 2019 at 01:08 - Reply

    Don’t worry it’s working sorry about that.

  3. Anonymous 15 September 2019 at 20:07 - Reply

    Thanks Moos. This is a surprise, since you don’t post much soca. Soca was the “ultimate” dance music during the early 80’s and then fizzled out due to the use of programmed rhythms.


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