The Midnight Special at Town Hall - Calypso at Midnight, 1946

Calypso Town Hall.jpeg
Calypso Town Hall.jpeg

The Midnight Special at Town Hall - Calypso at Midnight, 1946

300.00

The Midnight Special At Town Hall – Calypso At Midnight

Alan Lomax, David S Martin (artwork)

New York: Peoples Songs Inc., 1946. (6 x 9 in.) Offset. Double-sided. Very good condition.

Flier/handbill advertising a calypso event featuring Gerald Clark and Band, The Duke of Iron, Lord Invader, and Macbeth the Great on December 21, 1946 at Town Hall in Midtown Manhattan. Calypso is a Caribbean style of music originating from Trinidad and Tobago characterized by its heavy emphasis on communication, story-telling, and political expression.

 

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