The University of Texas at Austin
Nevis 22c
Identifier: e_utfc_0863
Title: Nevis 22c
Description: Instrumental music played by musicians from the Caribbean island Nevis. Hummingbirds, a string trio consisting of Owen Busse (mandolin), Sam Williams (cuatro), and Joseph Busse (guitar) performs –Things,” –Archie,” and –My [Bonnie].” The Hummingbirds is followed by big drum music performed by Sam Williams (fife), Joseph Busse (kettle drum), Walter Glasgow (bass drum), and George Sutton (kettle drum).
State: Nevis
Country: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Date: circa 1966/01
Creator: Busse, Joseph (guitar and kettle drum player); Busse, Owen (mandolin player); Glasgow, Walter (bass
Contributor: Abrahams, Roger (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 46 minutes, 5 seconds