WBEZ | Jamaican folk music http://www.wbez.org/tags/jamaican-folk-music Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Notes: On new album, The Jolly Boys make mento music out of Cash, Winehouse http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-24/global-notes-new-album-jolly-boys-make-mento-music-out-cash-winehouse-90 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-August/2011-08-24/greatexp-e1284357738335.png" alt="" /><p><p>Mento is a style of Jamaican music that predates and has heavily influenced ska and reggae. <a href="http://www.jollyboysmusic.com/" target="_blank">The Jolly Boys</a> is a mento band from Port Antonio, Jamaica that has been playing these folksy Jamaican tunes since 1955.</p><p>The band just released their new album <em>Great Expectation</em> that does mento covers of rock classics. On this week’s <a href="globalnotes"><em>Global Notes</em></a>, Jerome and <a href="radio-m"><em>Radio M</em></a> host Tony Sarabia take a look at versions of pop and rock hits like "Rehab," the song made famous by the late Amy Whinehouse.<br> &nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Track List</strong></p><p>1. Rehab</p><p>2. Ring of Fire</p><p>3. You Can't Always Get What You Want</p><p>4. Nightclubbing</p><p>5. Don't You Want Me</p><p>6. I Fought the Law</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/VZoImzA5iO4" width="560" frameborder="0" height="345"></iframe></p></p> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:27:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-24/global-notes-new-album-jolly-boys-make-mento-music-out-cash-winehouse-90