CEV3013

Jamaican Roots

King Selewa goes back to his roots with a truckload of musical styles: jazz, rock and soul. Revisiting the richness of caribbean culture from its earliest popularization in Europe and the States with the calypso and the mento, to the timelessness of ska, rock steady, reggae and dub.

Suggested albums

Album Title Alt. Duration Compo/Artist Description Keywords
CEV3013 At the Circus
[CEV3013 - 1]
0 3'12 King Selewa Ska. Funny & joyful. Horns, organ, rhythm & jazzo-flute. Solo guitar @ 1'37. Solo violin @ [...] ska, happy & joyful, slide whistle, circus music, bouncy [...]
CEV3013 Shamrock 71
[CEV3013 - 2]
0 2'50 King Selewa Ska. Positive & lively. Horns, organ, tenor sax & rhythm. ska, Jamaïca, 1980, kitsch & cheesy, tenor saxophone [...]
CEV3013 The Story of Johnny Aberdeen
[CEV3013 - 3]
0 4'00 King Selewa, Guillaume Funel Lyrics [...] Ska. Lively song. Voice @ 0'45. Horns & rhythm. Jamaïca, bouncy, ska, Song and theme, sung in English [...]
CEV3013 Tommy's Irie New Recipe
[CEV3013 - 4]
0 3'00 King Selewa, Guillaume Funel Ska. Exuberant & lively song. Horns, tenor sax & rhythm. ska, Jamaïca, confident, tenor saxophone, driving [...]
CEV3013 I Laugh
[CEV3013 - 5]
0 2'38 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Ska. Relax & carefree song. Horns & rhythm. Solo kazoo@ 0'47. ska, Jamaïca, kazoo, 1960, Song and theme [...]
CEV3013 Runaway
[CEV3013 - 6]
0 3'16 King Selewa, Alexis Belhassen Lyrics [...] Ska. Song. Insistant with a touch of nostalgy. Horns & rhythm. Tenor sax solo @ 1'42. Jamaïca, ska, tenor saxophone, 1980, Song and theme [...]
CEV3013 Darling and di Doctor
[CEV3013 - 7]
0 2'58 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Ska featuring toasted vocal. Lively & positive. Horns & rhythm. Trumpet & tenor sax [...] ska, Jamaïca, Song and theme, sung in English , vocal [...]
CEV3013 Do I Worry
[CEV3013 - 8]
0 3'17 Cyrille Torres Lyrics [...] Ska. Lively song. Voice @ 0'46. Horns & rhythm. Violin & guitar solo @ 1'45. ska, Jamaïca, Song and theme, sung in English , vocal [...]
CEV3013 Sokode
[CEV3013 - 9]
0 3'03 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Calypso song. Carefree & joyful. Marimba & rhythm. Solo organ @ 1'33. (Jamaica) calypso, exotic, happy & joyful, Jamaïca, danceable [...]
CEV3013 Life No Quiet River
[CEV3013 - 10]
0 3'00 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Mento. Light & cool song. Acoustic guitars, choir & percussion. (Jamaica) mento, Jamaïca, exotic, ethnic & traditional, happy & joyful [...]
CEV3013 The King is Back
[CEV3013 - 11]
0 3'16 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Rock Steady. Confident & lively song. Guitar & rhythm. Solo organ @ 2'00. rock steady, exotic, Jamaïca, Song and theme, sung in English [...]
CEV3013 One More Day
[CEV3013 - 12]
0 4'06 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Rock Steady. Naive & carefree song. Guitar & rhythm. Solo guitar @ 2'04. Jamaïca, rock steady, Song and theme, sung in English , naive [...]
CEV3013 I'd Like to Know
[CEV3013 - 13]
0 2'54 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Rock Steady. Song. Lively in a minor mood. Jamaïca, rock steady, Song and theme, sung in English , female back up vocalist [...]
CEV3013 I Like Reggae
[CEV3013 - 14]
0 2'56 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Reggae song. Tribute to the Jamaican music stars. Guitar & rhythm. Solo guitar @ [...] happy & joyful, roots reggae, Jamaïca, 1960, Farfisa organ [...]
CEV3013 My Shining Star
[CEV3013 - 15]
0 4'09 King Selewa Reggae song. Light & carefree. Vocal @ 0'47. Guitar, organ & rhythm. Solo guitar @ 2'19. jamaican music, Jamaïca, 1960, Song and theme, sung in English [...]
CEV3013 Margarita
[CEV3013 - 16]
0 3'00 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Reggae song. Lively & naive. Guiatr & rhythm. Solo guitar @ 1'56. Jamaïca, roots reggae, Song and theme, sung in English , vocal [...]
CEV3013 I and di Mafia
[CEV3013 - 17]
0 5'27 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Reggae song. Horns, guitar, organ & rhythm. Break @ 1'42. roots reggae, Jamaïca, 1970, Song and theme, sung in English [...]
CEV3013 Dapango
[CEV3013 - 18]
0 4'04 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Reggae song. Vocal & 1'23. Melancholic. Melodica, wha wha guitar, keyboards & rhythm. Jamaïca, dub, 1970, Song and theme, sung in English [...]
CEV3013 Spellbound
[CEV3013 - 19]
0 4'02 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Reggae song. Melancholic. Bass guitar, keyboards, guitar, organ & rhythm. Jamaïca, contemporan reggae, electric bass , Song and theme, sung in English [...]
CEV3013 Last Train to Alphonsoville
[CEV3013 - 20]
0 5'38 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Reggae song. Sad & thoughful. Guitar & rhythm. Solo horns @ 3'04. Jamaïca, roots reggae, Song and theme, sung in English , jamaican music [...]
CEV3013 Dub Me Darling
[CEV3013 - 21]
0 4'17 King Selewa Dub. Bass guitar. Guitar fx with delay. Voice, melodica, horns & rhythm. Ralentendo fx @ [...] Jamaïca, dub, electric bass , brass ensemble, fx delay [...]
CEV3013 Dub I and di Mafia
[CEV3013 - 22]
0 5'29 King Selewa Lyrics [...] Dub. Bass guitar. Guitar fx with delay. Voice, horns & rhythm. dub, Jamaïca, fx delay, electric bass , club [...]
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