Music: Calypsomania

At Manhattan's august music house, G. Schirmer Inc., do-it-yourself Calypso Kits (including bongo drums, a gourd and a pair of maracas) were selling briskly last week for $24.50 and up. Columbia Records has announced an album of calypso songs especially styled for children. Obscure pop singers are desperately shaking their hips and broadening their A's in the rush to learn calypso. And Hollywood is considering a dozen calypso films, including Calypso Grips So, and (taking advantage of the best of two possible worlds) Bop Girl Goes Calypso.

Clearly calypso is the biggest thing in...

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