Duke of Iron

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Calypso on WNYC

Friday, April 25, 2014

Did you know WNYC was one of the first U.S. broadcasters of calypso music? Neither did we, until we dug up this clip from 1941 and started dancing.
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The Duke of Iron

Thursday, November 21, 1968

Calypsonian Duke of Iron talks about his life and performs live.

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Music of the Caribbean

Saturday, February 15, 1941

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Program 17.

Features musicians from Haiti and Trinidad singing traditional folk songs.

Home sweet home
Where's Jonah gone?
Tebo ...



Saturday, February 01, 1941


Calypso, February 1, 1941, 5:45 p.m.

“Never Me In Matrimony”: several well-known calypsonians composed on the topic of marriage in the 1930s. Clearly meant for two singers, this debate sounds like one of the famous duets by Attila the Hun (Raymond Quevedo) and The Lion (Hubert Raphael Charles), ...

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