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  1. Machel, Olatunji top Cott music awards Nov. 5, 2015, 8:45 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    ... the year, while Positive was in the line-up of winners for gospel song of the year. Veteran calypsonian the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) received an award for international songwriter of the year. Long service awards went to Diana Derrick and ...

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  2. Coast Guard gets new naval shipRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    ... Community Development Culture and the Arts Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly says US$60,000 was paid to calypso icon The Mighty Sparrow 'Cyber crime law a priority' Couple attacked on Sando Hill Visitors to historic San Fernando Hill are calling for more ...

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  3. Our pioneering calypsonians ...lest we forgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    Calypso History Month, October, is coming to an end, and there has been a noticeable absence of calypso history printed in the media, in this here "Land of Calypso." Many individuals have contributed to the art form that is often referred to as the voice of the people.

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  4. Tsunami of socaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    Reigning National Calypso Monarch Roderick "Mr Chuck" Gordon, International Soca Monarch /Road March champion Machel Montano and International Soca Monarch Olatunji Yearwood all sang some of the most infectious songs for Carnival 2015. There were also some endearing ditties by Destra, Farmer Nappy, Devon Seale, Benjai, Ricardo Drue and Sekon Sta.

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  5. Govt schools get only 5% of scholsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will be removed. The Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) has been bestowed the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Currently in Trinidad, the Calypso King of the World ...

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  6. Superwoman flies into Trinidad concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will be removed. The Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) has been bestowed the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Currently in Trinidad, the Calypso King of the World ...

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  7. WI chase leather all dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... J Holder 13-4-20-0, S Gabriel 11-2-36-0, M Samuels 18-4-42-0, D Bishoo 22-1-78-1, K Brathwaite 1--0-1-0. The Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) has been bestowed the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Currently in Trinidad, the Calypso King of the ...

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  8. Crusaders keeps second place hopes aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... are begging for help to care for him after he was discharged from hospital with gaping bed sores. The Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) has been bestowed the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Currently in Trinidad, the Calypso King of the World ...

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  9. Baptiste: Catches win matchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... under a cloud as they are without head coach Phil Simmons and had a less than impressive preparation... The Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) has been bestowed the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Currently in Trinidad, the Calypso King of the ...

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  10. 18 months jail for Arima manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... varicella zoster as it's called by doctors who, like politicians, love to impress people with big words. The Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) has been bestowed the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Currently in Trinidad, the Calypso King of the ...

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  11. Mighty Sparrow awaits money from T&T gov't - After promises were ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | The Gleaner

    Slinger Francisco, better known as the Mighty Sparrow, is still awaiting financial assistance from Trinidad and Tobago for his medical bills. According to a news report from the country's Guardian newspaper, president of the Oilfields Workers' Trade Union , Ancel Roget, said Sparrow did not get the financial assistance promised to him a year ago.

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  12. The PNP seems afraid to 'call it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    OVER the last several days I have received many tweets from those reliable and seemingly ubiquitous Black-bellied Plovers, John Chewits and Banana Quits. Some of their limericks initially sounded as if they were from Anseriformes , but then I listened and realised that their songs were more akin to Apodiformes .

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  13. Change of the GuardRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    ... come forward and contested the election and won seats - and some who are not so young," Rowley said. "The Mighty Sparrow says age is just a number. Yeah right. We of the Cabinet will go on with boundless faith in our destiny and see to the ...

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  14. He's got an eye for detailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... don't worry, everything's going to be all right." Rowley also called for T&T to become the model country the Mighty Sparrow sang about and urged people against expecting a pay cheque for every deed. "I appeal to the national community to return to ...

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  15. Sparrow still waiting for money for medical billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Slinger Francisco, the Mighty Sparrow, who placed T&T on the world stage with his famous classically executed double entendre hits, is still awaiting assistance for his medical bills. During a press conference held at the Oilfields Workers' Trade Union Paramount Headquarters yesterday, president general Ancel Roget said he was disappointed that Sparrow did not get the financial assistance promised to him last year.

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  16. Brutish CampaignRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2015 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    ... teaching and training facility. Medical bills 'heavy' Legendary calypsonian Slinger Francisco "The Mighty Sparrow" is hoping the State makes good on its promise to give him $2 million to fit his mounting medical bills. Kamla turns sod for $97M ...

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  17. More Read the original story

    Sep 3, 2015 | KMPH-TV Fresno

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  18. Hudson Hill, a Cocktail and Wine Bar, Will Make Its Home in Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Denver Westword

    The area at East 13th Avenue and Pearl Street in Capitol Hill is witnessing a bar and restaurant mini-revival. Beatrice & Woodsley owner John Skogstad is bringing his whimsical vision to 1310 Pearl Street with Mighty Sparrow & the Sea Captain, while the team behind Beauty Bar will soon re-open the space as Pearl's .

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  19. No water, no flour, but get readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... month, especially for those already 'genetically connected'. Slinger Francisco, known worldwide as the Mighty Sparrow, undisputed king of calypso, sang, 'You can't love without money. You can't make love pon hungry belly.' Cupid's arrows will fly, ...

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  20. Emeritus professor of calypso and journalism *Aug. 22, 2015, 7:29 PM AstRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    A calypso outing, it was a break from the unrelieved diet of election-campaign fare. The big occasion on Thursday evening was the launch of a book by the recognised calypso literary authority, on the subject of the Mighty Sparrow.

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