Rake & Scrape - Various - Hit Songs From The Bahamas (CD)


  • Aug 08,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Hit Songs From The Bahamas on Discogs.
  • Various Artists This compilation of music from the Bahamas includes goombay rake-and-scrape dance bands (goombay refers to both the skin drum and the ensemble as a whole), spirituals, and fingerpicking guitar music.
  • Rake-n-scrape is the deep sound of Bahamian goombay musical tradition, a marker of Bahamian national identity, and a source of joy and community celebration. On this recording, two groups from Cat Island—Ophie & Da Websites and Bo Hog & Da Rooters—take the basic sonorous ingredients of accordion, scraped saw, and goatskin drum to interpret some of the most popular rake-n-scrape .
  • K.B. is known for his story telling while incorporating the Bahamian sound of Junkanoo, Goombay and Rake & Scrape into his music. This ablum contains many big hits including his top hit "She Fat". All the songs on this album were written and arranged by K.B. K.B. was formerly lead vocalist for 4/5(3).
  • A collection of songs from the various islands of the Bahamas. The music is almost always vocal, with accompaniment only by a few musicians, either self-accompanying on guitar/banjo or with a small trio (accordion, drum, saw). The songs are based either in religion, in children's game-songs, or on simple happenings within the town.
  • Jan 21,  · Bahamian Rake-n-Scrape is now available through Smithsonian Folkways on digital download, streaming, and on-demand CD formats. Ronald Simms and Fred Ferguson, rake-n-scrape music enthusiasts, produced the album with annotations by Timothy Rommen.
  • The Bahamas' indigenous music is celebrated here with the Annual Rake & Scrape Festival held each June. Unique rhythmic music is made using recycled objects — a saw, a piece of wood, fishing line, a tin washtub, and a goatskin drum.
  • Jun 24,  · The saw teeth are raked with a screwdriver to provide a rythmic scraping sound. At the Grand Bahama Regatta, Ophie and the Boys played a variety of songs in the rake and scrape style. including the traditional Bahamian sea shanty "Sloop John B Views: 4K.

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