Calypso Music

Calypso is a style of Afro-Caribbean music which originated in Trinidad and Tobago at about the start of the 20th century. The roots of the genre lay in the arrival of African slaves, who, not being allowed to speak with each other, communicated through song. This forged a sense of community among the Africans, who saw their colonial masters change rapidly, bringing French, Spanish and British music styles to the island of Trinidad. The French brought Carnival to Trinidad, and calypso competitions at Carnival grew in popularity, especially after the abolition of slavery in 1834.

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Biography of the calypso singer being played.

Calypso most popular artists.

Harry Belafonte YouTube
Harry Belafonte lyrics & songs
Banda Calypso YouTube
Banda Calypso lyrics & songs
Lord Kitchener YouTube
Lord Kitchener lyrics & songs
Mighty Sparrow YouTube
Mighty Sparrow lyrics & songs
Lord Creator YouTube
Lord Creator lyrics & songs
Calypso Rose YouTube
Calypso Rose lyrics & songs
Robert Mitchum YouTube
Robert Mitchum lyrics & songs
Lord Invader YouTube
Lord Invader lyrics & songs
Lionel Belasco YouTube
Lionel Belasco lyrics & songs
Lord Beginner YouTube
Lord Beginner lyrics & songs
Wilmoth Houdini YouTube
Wilmoth Houdini lyrics & songs
Musa do Calypso YouTube
Musa do Calypso lyrics & songs
Lord Melody YouTube
Lord Melody lyrics & songs
Composer YouTube
Composer lyrics & songs
Joelma Calypso YouTube
Joelma Calypso lyrics & songs
The Mighty Terror & His Calypsonians YouTube
The Mighty Terror & His Calypsonians lyrics & songs
Lord Invader & His Calypso Rhythm Boys YouTube
Lord Invader & His Calypso Rhythm Boys lyrics & songs
Ruspo YouTube
Ruspo lyrics & songs
Charlie Binger & His Quartet YouTube
Charlie Binger & His Quartet lyrics & songs
Young Tiger YouTube
Young Tiger lyrics & songs
Lord Spoon & David YouTube
Lord Spoon & David lyrics & songs
Wanderley Andrade YouTube
Wanderley Andrade lyrics & songs
The Lion YouTube
The Lion lyrics & songs
Lord Ivanhoe & His Caribbean Knights YouTube
Lord Ivanhoe & His Caribbean Knights lyrics & songs
Roaring Lion YouTube
Roaring Lion lyrics & songs
Walter Ferguson YouTube
Walter Ferguson lyrics & songs
Flava YouTube
Flava lyrics & songs
David Rudder YouTube
David Rudder lyrics & songs
The Mighty Terror YouTube
The Mighty Terror lyrics & songs
Count Lasher YouTube
Count Lasher lyrics & songs
The Mighty Vikings YouTube
The Mighty Vikings lyrics & songs
King Radio YouTube
King Radio lyrics & songs
Atilla YouTube
Atilla lyrics & songs
Duke Of Iron YouTube
Duke Of Iron lyrics & songs
Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba YouTube
Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba lyrics & songs
The Merrymen YouTube
The Merrymen lyrics & songs
Atilla the Hun YouTube
Atilla the Hun lyrics & songs
Lord Nelson YouTube
Lord Nelson lyrics & songs
Banda Da Loirinha YouTube
Banda Da Loirinha lyrics & songs
Andre Toussaint YouTube
Andre Toussaint lyrics & songs
Calypso Mama YouTube
Calypso Mama lyrics & songs
The Caresser YouTube
The Caresser lyrics & songs
BANDA BATIDÃO lyrics & songs
Red Plastic Bag YouTube
Red Plastic Bag lyrics & songs
Mighty Panther YouTube
Mighty Panther lyrics & songs
The Sandpebbles YouTube
The Sandpebbles lyrics & songs
Baldhead Growler YouTube
Baldhead Growler lyrics & songs
Count Lasher with Lyn Taitt & The Baba Brooks Band YouTube
Count Lasher with Lyn Taitt & The Baba Brooks Band lyrics & songs
Small Island Pride YouTube
Small Island Pride lyrics & songs
Lord Executor YouTube
Lord Executor lyrics & songs

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