In this Jubilee year, Trinidad and Tobago has another reason to celebrate. This year represent 100 years of calypso recording. It all startedin 1912. Presumably the very first recording of a Calypso from Trinidad dates back to the year 1912. The first local band to be recorded was Lovey’s String Band, the band recorded several songs in America in 1912.
LOVEYS STRING BAND: MANGO VERT 1912
Find out more about 100 years of recording Calypso at the National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago. See Invitation for details
LOVEYS STRING BAND: MANGO VERT