Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Mighty Sparrow - Sparrowmania!
Wit, Wisdom and Soul From the King of Calypso 1963-1974
"Strut present a brand new retrospective of one of the Caribbean’s most towering musical figures, Mighty Sparrow, covering 1962 to 1974. During a career of over 40 years, Sparrow has been an unmatchable figure in the world of calypso and a constant backdrop to Caribbean life, recording over 300 albums and winning eleven Calypso Monarch and eight Road March titles at the annual Trinidad Carnival during one of the most competitive times in its history."
Liner notes by David Katz, well worth a read! Out now thru Strut