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  • n. Plural form of calypsonian.


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  • The Windrush, a former German liner popular with the Nazi naval elite, included onboard Lord Kitchener and Lord Beginner, Trinidad's top calypsonians.

    Lord Kitchener steps off the Empire Windrush

  • The collection of unlikely calypsonians also includes a record by the Charmer, now known as Louis Farrakhan.

    p2pnet World Headlines – May 12, 2009

  • “Who can you recognize from our calypsonians?” asked Dr. Blair casually.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • I had a pretty good time with the old-timers because so many of our contemporary soca-calypsonians are all about "the whine" Caribbean speak for "booty-shaking".

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • In our present-day era when calypsonians shout orders to revellers to "whine up, whine down, jump up, get down," like any aerobics instructor, what a pleasure to get those singers from an earlier era who knew that the purpose of the calypso is to "preach," to "testify" and deliver your political message to the masses and what a great mass there is!

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • "Our work is harder," he said of calypsonians who live outside the West Indies but seek audiences over there. - Home Page

  • Plenty things are happening, and calypsonians are always watching. - Home Page

  • Weekes 'said that years ago the calypsonians were judged first and it gave the Kings and Queens the tamer night breeze to contend with.

    TrinidadExpress Today's News

  • The calypsonians appearing in this category largely delivered messages of hope, no discrimination and condom use, but many were short on quality pieces and performances, opening the door for the reigning junior monarch to snatch the top spot from the veterans.

    Stabroek News

  • Reports out of Blairmont indicate that the Mighty Believer is leading the line-up of calypsonians heading to Thirst Park on February

    Stabroek News


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