Bongo Joe are pretty good at reissues. Their latest collection of unearthed gems comes courtesy of 99-year-old Costa Rican Walter Gavitt Ferguson. Ferguson and his guitar have played a mean Calypso for decades now. However, Ferguson never kept copies of his tapes for himself and, with no references to fall back on, had begun to forget his compositions in his old age. However, after a hunt for cassettes that yielded fifty songs, Bongo Joe are lining up a few compilations of the Calypso King’s work. The Legendary Tape Recordings Volume 1 is, of course, the first. It’s good stuff.
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