CALDONIA * LORD LEBBY * STARLITE 018 * UK
Jamaican Calypso and Mento singer Lord Lebby, lets rip on this wild R&B style cut of Louis Jordan's 1945 Jump Blues hit of the same name. Caldonia was originally released on Chris Blackwell's fledgling R&B label in Jamaica, it was issued in the UK in October 1960
Lord Lebby, aka Count Lebby, born Noel Williams, had had a previous foray into R&B on record when he recorded a cover of Wynonie Harris' Blood Shot Eyes (released on Ken Khouri's Kalypso label 78rpm, in Jamaica only).
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