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Legendary Calypso Rose and Mighty Sparrow come to London

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Mighty Sparrow. Photo courtesy socanews.com


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. Guess what The Birdie is coming to London at the end of this month.


Sample his tribute to Barrack Obama in 2008 ‘Barack the Magnificent’.

Calypso Rose. Photo courtesycaribbeanbelle.com


Calypso Rose born McCartha Linda Sandy-Lewis, April 27, 1940 in Bethel, Tobago is a calypsonian. She began writing songs at the age of 15, turned professional in 1964 and has written over 800 songs and recorded over 20 albums. Well this magnificent artiste is coming to London with Mighty Sparrow to perform at the famous Tudor Rose, Southall.

Here’s a sample of one of her best known songs Rhum and Coca Cola.

For details of the event click here, FrontBack.



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