Les léopards de St. Pierre
Meilleur Ensemble Martiniquais 1970
Parade 1970

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Isn’t this fun ? Tumbèlé, mazurka, bolero, guaguanco, merengue,
biguine, compas and calypso by Les Léopards de St. Pierre, Martinique.
Third entry by this hot group and hopefully not the last. On Nouveautés
Disques, Hit parade from 1970. Get it & spread it..

Kijk, dat gaat lekker los, Tumbèlé, mazurka, guaguanco, merengue,
biguine, compas and calypso gespeeld door deze ene super groep.
Les Léopards de St. Pierre, Martinique. Dit is de derde schijf die we
van ze hebben en als het meezit niet de laatste. Op Nouveautés
Disques, Hit Parade uit 1970, verdorie wat een fijne plaat..

tracks ;

01 – Intro
02 – Coza ï na
03 – Mazouk Léopards
04 – Jaloux
05 – Si tu lo tiene
06 – Dansez an bel merengue
07 – Helena
08 – Appiyé
09 – Petite fille
10 – nector pati
11 – Didi

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Léopards et Ry-Co Jazz
Festival Musical a Paris
Antilles Disques 1973

Leopards et Ryco, voorkant

Van de Franse Antillen komen deze twee bands. Les Leopards en
Ry-Co Jazz uit Martinique. Zij spelen compas, cadence, biguine,
rumba en tumbele, mazurka en rempa doen ze ook. Vandaag in
elk geval de eerste drie. Luister met plezier..
zie ook http://www.globalgroovers.com/2014/01/ryco-jazz-fantastique-ryco-jazz-hit.html

from the French Antilles we’ve got these two bands. Les Léopards
and Ry-Co Jazz from Martinique. They play compas, cadence, biguine,
rumba and tumbele, mazurka and rempa they do too. In any case the first
three on today’s menu, enjoy listening..
also see http://www.globalgroovers.com/2014/01/ryco-jazz-fantastique-ryco-jazz-hit.html

01 – Les Léopards – Ayen pa change
02 – Les Léopards – Titiri
03 – Les Léopards – Toi et moi
04 – Les Léopards – Bourrico
05 – Ry-Co Jazz – Rouler Tonner
06 – Ry-Co Jazz – Si madame
07 – Ry-Co Jazz – Africa reggee
08 – Ry-Co Jazz – Bo na ne

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Les Leopards – les Leopards
Hit Parade HPR 55

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You are right Tim, I promised the other les Léopards so
here it is. It has plenty variation in styles like the other
one. Pingouin, cadence, bolero, biguine, compas, rempa
and mazurka take turns on this one. I couldn’t find a year
of release, if anybody knows please tell us too.
Meanwhile give it a few spins, enjoy..

tracks;

01 – Legorine
02 – An dernier cri
03 – Salut les amoureux
04 – Paulo
05 – Guaracheros
06 – Ba crabe mange
07 – Sans travail
08 – Loin des parents
09 – En ti cadeau

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“Les Leopards”
Hit Parade 1975

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Records by Les Leopards are quite hard to find, I got
lucky at the fair and found two. From Martinique and
containing various styles, this album is very pleasant.
Mazurka, cadence, reggae, calypso and biguine, this
one’s got it all, listen and make up your own mind..

tracks;

01 – Incertitude
02 – Clair de lune
03 – Pas maille
04 – Mon vieux
05 – En le la levee
06 – Alphabet
07 – Midnight
08 – Pinceau

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Ryco-Jazz – Fantastique Ryco-Jazz Hit Parade

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Ryco-Jazz was founded by Henri Bowane in 1958. The name was
composed from Rythme Congolais, Ry-Co in short. From 1960 to
1964 they toured west Africa and later moved to Martinique where
they were very popular. Their styles varied from tumbele, biguine,
bolero and rumba. Back in Paris in 1971 the group splits up and
spreads. Jean Serge Essous for instance went back to join Les
Bantous de la Capitale..enjoy..

tracks;

1 Mimi
2 Bana biafra
3 Nabenga yo nani
4 An drole di chance
5 Blue sugar
6 Basi na angola
7 Desarmement
8 N’doto kitoko
9 M’puli mua munie
10 Ivecia

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