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Beyond the Stars and Stripes: Charting Van Dyke Parks' new world musical voyage

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Carter,Dale (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
2009
ISBN:
0261-1430
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Trinidad and Tobago, Calypso (Music), popular music, sound recordings, Parks, Van Dyke, Steel bands, Esso Trinidad Tripoli Steel, Francisco, Slinger (Mighty Sparrow), Producers and engineers
Notes:
During the early 1970s the U.S. songwriter, musician, and producer Van Dyke Parks completed work on a series of albums exploring the musical contours of the circum-Caribbean region and, through them, broader patterns and issues in 20th-century relations between the U.S. and the Caribbean.