Monday, March 3, 2014

Chucky is new T&T Calypso Monarch

Chucky on stage at the 2014 Dimanche Gras
Roderick "Chucky" Gordon is the new Calypso Monarch of Trinidad and Tobago. His first prize is $1million. Kurt Allen was second, taking a half million dollars and the third place ($250,000) went to Mistah Shak.  

A highlight of the Dimanche Gras show was a guest appearance by the Mighty Sparrow, the Calypso King of the World who performed a medley of some of his classics: "Jean & Dinah", "The Lizard", "Melda" and "Drunk and Disorderly"
1. Roderick "Chucky" Gordon - 'Wey Yuh Think"/"Wedding Of De Century"
2. Kurt Allen - "Sweet Sizzling Summer"/"The Lost Psalm Of King David"
3. Selvon "Mistah Shak" Noel - "Bois"/"Crime Round De Clock"
4. Hollis "Chalkdust" Liverpool - "Ah Miss De Bards"/"De Guest List"
5. Brian London - "The Heart Of A Warrior"/"Call Dem Out"
6. Victoria "Queen Victoria" Cooper - "Political Love Affair"/"Congo Warrior"
7. Alana Sinnette - "Sea Lots"/"And Calling It Rain"
8. Weston "Cro Cro" Rawlins - "Pious, Poor But Proud"/"Goodness Delayed"
9. Carlos "Skatie" James - "Calypso Woman"/"Jack And Jill"
10. Myron "The Incredible Myron B" Bruce - "One More Sip"/"First Black Prime Minister"
11. Eric "Pink Panther" Taylor - "De Richest Man"/"Not Tonight"
12. Roger "Bodyguard" Mohammed - "Aloes Vendor"/"False Papers"

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Jai & Sero

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Our family at home in Toronto 2008

Our family at home in Toronto 2008
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