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Veteran Trinidad Calypsonian “Black Stalin” suffers stroke following performance

Veteran Trinidad Calypsonian “Black Stalin” suffers stroke following performance

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tuesday September 23, 2014, CMC- Veteran calypsonian Leroy Calliste, the Black Stalin, remained hospitalised Monday after suffering stroke a few hours after performing at a charity show in south Trinidad on Sunday night. Relatives said that Stalin, 73, was rushed to the San Fernando Hospital after he started […]

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The Mighty Sparrow is back and the Calypso King of the World moves audience to tears

The Mighty Sparrow is back and the Calypso King of the World moves audience to tears

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — After several rumours of his death surfaced in the Trinidad and Tobago media a few months ago, the ‘Calypso King of the World’ has moved from a coma to the stage. One can safely say, “The Birdie flies again!” Slinger Francisco, the Mighty Sparrow, has […]

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Mighty Sparrow’s condition improving

NEW YORK, USA — The wife of veteran calypsonian Slinger ‘Mighty Sparrow’ Francisco says his condition has improved; he is out of a coma and is conscious and responsive. “We are pleased to inform the fans of Dr Slinger Francisco, The Mighty Sparrow, and the population at large that he […]

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The Mighty Sparrow seriously ill in New York hospital

The Mighty Sparrow seriously ill in New York hospital

NEW YORK, USA — The legendary ‘Mighty Sparrow’, Slinger Francisco, is currently in a comatose condition at a hospital in New York City. Francisco’s wife, Margaret confirmed weekend reports that claimed that Sparrow was hospitalised in serious condition. She also asked for prayers to be extended by all for a […]

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“SuperBlue” wins Trinidad road march title

“SuperBlue” wins Trinidad road march title

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday February 14, 2013 – Austin “SuperBlue” Lyons captured his ninth Road March title in what has been dubbed as one of the best comebacks in the history of Soca. SuperBlue’s “Fantastic Friday” reigned over Machel Montano’s “Float” in a stunning 511-to-56 victory based on results from the […]

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9 for 2013 Dominica Calypso Finals

The 9 to meet last year’s king the Dice at the  Dominica Calypso Finals in the 2013 calypso competition are De Web, Ras Kelly, Daddy Chess, Black Diamon, De Bob, Caressa, Derose, Chetto Prince and Hunter.

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Calypsonian claims victimization

As the calypso season heats up a local calypsonian is claiming that he is being victimized by a government minister. Comforter, whose real name is Victor Bique, said following the performance of his song “Dentist” at the Stardom Tent last week Saturday, he received “some real bad text messages”, from […]

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MOUNTAIN NAMES

(The following is an extract from Steinberg Henry’s upcoming novel “Calypso Drift: An Archive Of Sorts” While Tarina Simon in song was calling on the Bishop of Roseau to declare his strength for resolution and bonding, he was present at another level. In my 2005 writings, I did not envision […]

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The Big Nine For The Finals

Here is the nine for the 2012 Dominica Calypso Association, Calypso Finals: Checko, Sye, Soul Puss, Webb, Dice, Bobb, Caressa, Vigilante and Explosion

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RUPERT PHILO – FIFTY YEARS OF EXCELLENCE AND STILL GOING

RUPERT PHILO FIFTY YEARS OF EXCELLENCE AND STILL GOING by Honourable Lester Bryant Bird Former Prime Minister  Leader of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party  Known the world-over as King Swallow, Rupert Philo was born on February 14, 1942, in the historic village of Willikies, in the Parish of St. […]

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