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Mighty Sparrow: King Sparrow's Calypso Carnival
Mighty Sparrow: King Sparrow's Calypso Carnival

1 CD / Smithsonian Records / 2012-05-30

Artists: Mighty Sparrow

Calypso King Mighty Sparrow (n+¬e Slinger Francisco) is known for provocative and often bawdy lyrics, at one point describing rival Lord Melody's face as ugly...like...continue...
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COES 920
Mighty Sparrow: Sparromania! [Digipak] *
Mighty Sparrow: Sparromania! [Digipak] *

2 CD / Strut / 2012-01-24

Tracks: Bongo; Zinah; Fool Fool Fool; Calypso Boogaloo - (featuring The Ron Berridge Orchestra); Congo Man; Slave - (featuring Bert Innis/The National Recording Orchestra); Kennedy and Krushchev - (featuring...
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

Liner Note Author: David Katz....continue...
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Mighty Sparrow: Hot and Sweet
Mighty Sparrow: Hot and Sweet

1 CD / Bananastan / 2009-05-12

Tracks: Sparrow Dead; Chinese Love Affair; Jane; Maria; More Cock; Mr. Walker; Hello People; English Diplomacy; Who She Go Cry For; Memories
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

Personnel: Mighty Sparrow (vocals).

Arranger: Van Dyke Parks.

Produced by the legendary Van Dyke Parks and originally released on Warner Brphers in 1972, HOT + SWEET is a delightful oddi...continue...
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BANA 101
Mighty Sparrow: Hot and Sweet
Mighty Sparrow: Hot and Sweet

1 CD / Wounded Bird / 2008-04-08

Tracks: Sparrow Dead; Chinese Love Affair; Jane; Maria; More Cock; Mr. Walker; Hello People; English Diplomacy; Who She Go Cry For; Memories
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

2008 Reissue of the 1974 album Hot & Sweet by The Mighty Sparrow, known as one of the Caribbean's most successful Calypso artists. This album...continue...
Personnel: Mighty Sparrow (vocals); Ed Johnson , Rod George, Chester Marong, Angela Johnson (vocals); Bert Wharwood, Freddie Harris (guitar); James Smartt (saxophone, tenor saxophone); Aldric "Heartsm...continue...
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WOBR 2771
Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee: Only a Fool
Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee: Only a Fool

1 CD / Reggc / 2008-01-13

Tracks: Maria; No Money, No Love; More and More Amour; Born Free; Sandra; Walk Away; Peace and Love; Only a Fool; Theme from Dr. Zhivago; More; Make the World Go Away; Try a Little Tenderness
Artists: Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee

& The Dragonaires.

Personnel: Wallace Wilson , Keith Jackson, Hux Brown (guitar); Ossie Scott (saxophone); Winston Graham, Lester Sterling, Lester Williams (trumpet); Sammy Johnson (trombone); ...continue...
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JMCG 200111
Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee: Again!
Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee: Again!

1 CD / VP / 2007-09-25

Tracks: Dragon Dance; Let Me Try Again; Sad Sweet Dreamer; Obeah Wedding; And I Love Her So; Hustle, The; My Way; No Kind of Man at All; If; Again
Artists: Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee

Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee: G. Mendoza (guitar); D. Bowen (piano); U. Belfast (organ); M. Wilson (bass guitar); J. Smorth.

Personnel: J. Smorth (saxophone); L. Williams (trumpet); Jerome Francisq...continue...
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VPRE VP2364
Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee: Only a Fool
Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee: Only a Fool

1 CD / VP / 2007-09-25

Tracks: Maria; No Money, No Love; More and More Amour; Born Free; Sandra; Walk Away; Peace and Love; Only a Fool; Theme from Dr. Zhivago; More; Make the World Go Away; Try a Little Tenderness
Artists: Mighty Sparrow/Byron Lee

& The Dragonaires....continue...
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VPRE VP2363
Mighty Sparrow: First Flight: Early Calypsos from the Emory Cook Collection
Mighty Sparrow: First Flight: Early Calypsos from the Emory Cook Collection

1 CD / Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 2005-10-25

Tracks: No, Doctor, No (The Situation in Trinidad); Sparrow vs. Melody Picong; Carlton Peeping at Me; Harry in the Piggery; Mango Vert; Gun Slingers; Jean Marabunta; Sailor Man; Eve; Stella; Short Little Sho...
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

Liner Note Author: Gordon Rohlehr.

True calypso masks hard, unflinching social commentary in bright melodies and rhythms, and although it is very much a dance music, its infatuation with sexual...continue...
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SMIT 40534
Mighty Sparrow: Volume Four
Mighty Sparrow: Volume Four

1 CD / Ice Records / 2002-03-12

Tracks: Mae Mae (May May); Simpson (The Funeral Agency Man); Sailor Man; Rose; Dear Sparrow; Man Like to Feel; Steering Wheel; Jook for Jook; Trinidad Carnival; Gunslingers; Russian Satellite; Teresa; Well S...
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

All tracks have been digitally remastered.

Personnel: Mighty Sparrow (vocals).

Liner Note Authors: Ray Funk; Anthony Carter.

The Ice series of Mighty Sparrow releases goes back to...continue...
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IC 9160
Mighty Sparrow: Volume Three
Mighty Sparrow: Volume Three

1 CD / Ice Records / 2002-03-12

Tracks: Carnival Woman; Boogie Beat; King Kong; Rastamania; Papa Rat; Life Down in Hell; Du Yemi, Du; New York Blackout; Miss Universe; Idi Amin; Pan Tuner, The; Soca Man
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

Personnel includes: The Mighty Sparrow (vocals).

Composers: Winsford Devine; Francisco Slinger.

Personnel: Mighty Sparrow (vocals).

Given calypso's original reputation as "the peo...continue...
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IC 9150
Mighty Sparrow: Volume Two
Mighty Sparrow: Volume Two

1 CD / Ice Records / 2000-11-07

Tracks: Wood in the Fire; Jane; Sparrow Dead; Calypso Boogaloo; Bongo; Oriental Touch; Pan Man; Sell the Pussy; Lion and Donkey; Good Citizen; Miss Mary; Same Time, Same Place; Rope
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

Personnel: Mighty Sparrow (vocals, guitar).

Mighty Sparrow defined modern calypso, completely dominating the scene from the mid-'50s on to the late-'70s arrival of soca, so these Ice compilatio...continue...
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IC 9140
Mighty Sparrow: Volume One
Mighty Sparrow: Volume One

2 CD / Ice Records / 2000-09-12

Tracks: Jean and Dinah; Jack Palance; Robbery With V; Don't Go Joe; Our Model Nation; Dan Is the Man (In the Van); Sparrow Come Back Home; Congoman; Federation; Calypso Twist; Obeah Wedding; No Money No Love...
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

Personnel includes: The Mighty Sparrow (vocals).

Composer: Francisco Slinger.

Personnel: Mighty Sparrow (vocals).

Well, yes, of course, it's run-don't-walk time. This baker's doze...continue...
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IC 9130
Mighty Sparrow: 16 Carnival Hits
Mighty Sparrow: 16 Carnival Hits

1 CD / Ice Records / 2000-09-12

Tracks: Jean and Dinah; Pay as You Earn; May May; Royal Jail; Road, The; Mama Dis Is Mas; My Pussin'; Obeah Wedding; Sixty Seven; Miss Tourist; Sa Sa Yea; Margie; Mas in Madison Square Gardens; Drunk and Dis...
Artists: Mighty Sparrow

Personnel: Mighty Sparrow (vocals); Lord Kitchener (vocals).

Liner Note Author: Anthony Carter.

Two of Trinidad's greatest calypsonians -- both of whom excelled into the age of soca -- o...continue...
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IC 9170
 
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