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Rum and Coca-Cola (song)

  • Type: Song
  • Length: 3 minutes

Rum and Coca is a notable song by Lord Invader. - AsNotedIn




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1940/00/00 Venezuelan calypso composer Lionel Belasco composes, "L'Annee Passee" based on a folksong from Martinique. The song is about a Martiniquan girl who becomes a prostitute in Trinidad. The melody will later be used by Lord Invader "Rum and Coca-Cola". Martinique France
1943/00/00 Lord Invader Performer Rupert Grant is inspired to write new lyrics "L'Annee Passee," as a commentary on how American servicemen drank rum and coke and used their money to attract the local women. "Rum and Coca-Cola" was a hit in Trinidad in 1943. Trinidad And Tobago Cuba Libre (Rum and Coke)
1945/07/00 The Andrews Sisters Performers The Andrews Sisters version of "Rum and Coca" for Brunswick Records is released on a 10" 78 RPM Record. It will reach number 1 and spend 10 weeks at the top of the Billboard Pop Singles chart. Cuba Libre (Rum and Coke)
1945/07/00 Decca Records Record Label The Andrews Sisters version of "Rum and Coca" for Brunswick Records is released on a 10" 78 RPM Record. It will reach number 1 and spend 10 weeks at the top of the Billboard Pop Singles chart. Cuba Libre (Rum and Coke)

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