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The History of The Calypso Art Form and its Relevance Today

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London Metropolitan Archives

40 Northampton Road

London

EC1R 0HB

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This entertaining talk by Calypsonian, Alexander D Great will include film clips, anecdotes and performances. It shows the connections between Calypso and modern forms of pop music.

The creation and development of this distinctly Caribbean art form. The subversive and political nature of the genre and exactly why Calypsonians have names like, the ‘Mighty Sparrow.’

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London Metropolitan Archives

40 Northampton Road

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EC1R 0HB

United Kingdom

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