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Lord Invader (Rupert Westmore Grant; 13 December 1914 – 15 October 1961) was a prominent calypsonian with a very distinctive, gravelly voice.

He was born in San Fernando, Trinidad. He became active in calypso in the mid-1930s, and was considered a country bumpkin by his contemporaries, because of his humble beginning. It was Grant's tailor who gave him his moniker by commenting, "I tell you, Rupert, you should call yourself Lord Invader so when you go up to the city you… read more

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  • Avatar for memristor
    "world music" ? uhhhh
  • Avatar for memristor
    I finally got a chance to rip Calypso in New York from CD. quality stuff
  • Avatar for lillyjonk
    Summer is here with Lord Invader even though it's raining outside.
  • Avatar for memristor
    fabulous
  • Avatar for KosTeT72RUS
    мировой мужик!!:))
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    The Mighty Sparrow will be appearing at The Troxy, 490 Commercial Road, London, E1 0HX, England on 19th July 2008 at 8pm. The show is called 'Soca Invasion' and other artistes include the Jamesy P and Shurwayne Winchester. More artistes to be confirmed. Tickets on sale 3rd June 2008. Call 08707 602603 or visit stellatickets.co.uk.
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    calypso comeback baby

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