CD Launch: ICwS Visiting Fellow John Cowely co-produces the re-issue of 'Calypso Dawn: 1912 - Lovey's Original Trinidad String Band'

Tuesday 18 December 2012

These completely restored masters should be of special relevance for the state of Trinidad and Tobago. Fifty years ago, in the summer of 1962, the islands finally became independent from Great Britain. The people celebrated carnival for a week, remembering and celebrating their own identity. Half a century earlier, Lovey's Original Trinidad String Band had played a substantial role in developing and promoting the identity of the people of Trinidad and Tobago.

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