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Lucy Garden - Mighty Sparrow - Calypso King Of Trinidad (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Sparrow The Conqueror, an Album by Mighty Sparrow. Released in on RCA (catalog no. LPB; Vinyl LP). Genres: Calypso.
  2. Dr. Slinger Francisco, AKA “The Mighty Sparrow,” is known the world over as the Calypso King of The world. Born July 9, , in the fishing village of Grand Roy, Grenada, he relocated to Trinidad .
  3. Calypso King Mighty Sparrow (nee Slinger Francisco) is known for provocative and often bawdy lyrics, at one point describing rival Lord Melody's face as "ugly like a crocodile." #, in CDs & Vinyl (See Top in CDs & Vinyl) # in Caribbean & Cuban Music not a single track is repeated here from his tuneful LP called Calypso 3/5(2).
  4. Sparrow (aka Slinger Francisco) has won Trinidad's Carnival Road March competition eight times, Calypso King/Monarch eight times, and has twice won the Calypso King of Kings title. The Mighty Sparrow has a few select US dates planned around release date! Right around his 84th birthday! Coming this summer from Modern Harmonic! Also available on CD!
  5. Feb 1, - The music, which drew upon African and French influences, became the voice of the people, and was characterized by highly rhythmic and harmonic vocals, which was most often sung in a French creole and led by a griot. As calypso developed, the role of the griot (originally a similar traveling musician in West Africa) became known as a chantuelle and eventually, calypsonian pins.
  6. Calypso Carnival, an Album by Mighty Sparrow. Released in on Balisier (catalog no. HDF ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Calypso.
  7. Check out King Sparrow's Calypso Carnival by The Mighty Sparrow on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on slinunelapamevpakedigsitane.coinfo Vinyl — Listen Now Buy MP3 Album $ not a single track is repeated here from his tuneful LP called Calypso King of Trinidad Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.3/5(2).
  8. Slinger Francisco, better known as The Mighty Sparrow, affectionately dubbed, The Birdie is the unrivaled Calypso King of the World, with a career that spans over 40 years and counting. This artist par excellence has earned his rightful place as "King of the Calypso World" by defeating every other competitor/pretender to his throne.
  9. History. While Trinidad's carnival has its origins in the 18th century, a singing contest was first held in , when the Jubilee Establishment offered a prize for "the most original song on a local topic". Further competitions were held after World War I, and the Calypso King contest was first held in The first winner was Growling Tiger with "Trade Union", followed by Roaring Lion in.

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