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Wilmoth Houdini

Wilmoth Houdini has been played on NTS in shows including Derrick Gee, featured first on 18 April 2017. Songs played include War Declaration, Way Down Sobo and The Devil Behind Me.

Wilmoth Houdini (Frederick Wilmoth Hendricks, November 25, 1895, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – August 6, 1977, New York, USA) was a prominent calypsonian.

In 1916 he started his career in earnest when he began working with the African Millionaires, a large carnival group consisting of about 25 members. He arrived in New York sometime around 1927, after working on cargo ships and travelling extensively. Not long after his arrival there, he began cutting…

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War Declaration
Wilmoth Houdini
Mississippi Records0
War Declaration
Wilmoth HoudiniMississippi Records0
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Way Down Sobo
Wilmoth Houdini
Matchbox Records1991
Way Down Sobo
Wilmoth HoudiniMatchbox Records1991
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The Devil Behind Me
Wilmoth Houdini
folklyric records, Arhoolie Records1993
The Devil Behind Me
Wilmoth Houdinifolklyric records, Arhoolie Records1993
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Gin & Coconut Water
Wilmoth Houdini
Frémeaux & Associés2011
Gin & Coconut Water
Wilmoth HoudiniFrémeaux & Associés2011
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Bobby Sox Idol
Wilmoth Houdini
Waldorf Music Hall0
Bobby Sox Idol
Wilmoth HoudiniWaldorf Music Hall0
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