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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2006, 11:33:33 PM »
dat is a real classic in truth, didn't know the singer was a syrian though

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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2006, 10:10:41 AM »
dat is why I here..to educate allyuh ;D

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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2006, 11:30:54 AM »
ah remember this as a lil fella,de gyul was frying saheena and other stuff,trini only eating.and crying.
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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2006, 12:33:31 PM »
could really be. merchant use to write alot of his songs. merchant wrote curry tabanaca for him
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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2006, 04:32:33 PM »
merchant... dat is calypsonian. the man songs could still move a party, but back to the topic at hand, i feel that mighty trini is the first syrian calypsonian- i have not read about any others.  did he ever get pelt the way how denyse plummer get pelt with toiltet paper in skinner park?

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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2006, 04:35:36 PM »
What about the man who sang about lebonon? can't remember his name...he also had a song about a vagrant girl who he meet and she went to the same school as he...he own francis fashions ah think...

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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2006, 05:14:37 PM »
What about the man who sang about lebonon? can't remember his name...he also had a song about a vagrant girl who he meet and she went to the same school as he...he own francis fashions ah think...
Dat is Anthony Salloum who used tuh perform under de name Mastertone. De name of de song is Oh! Theresa. He brother is Michael Salloum aka Soca Elvis. Dem is of Lebanese descent.
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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2006, 06:37:10 PM »
What about the man who sang about lebonon? can't remember his name...he also had a song about a vagrant girl who he meet and she went to the same school as he...he own francis fashions ah think...
Dat is Anthony Salloum who used tuh perform under de name Mastertone. De name of de song is Oh! Theresa. He brother is Michael Salloum aka Soca Elvis. Dem is of Lebanese descent.
also they much younger.....
than mighty trini..so he still maybe be the first of mideast decendancy to sing soca
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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2006, 02:26:49 PM »
ah real remember dis one ah classic lol

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Re: Was this Trinidad's first Syrian Calypsonian?
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2006, 09:55:40 PM »
only in Trinidad yuh will find a Lebanese singing about curry, tabanca and paratha  ;D

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