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In #Pictures: CrossFire Steel Orchestra’s 15th Anniversary #Celebration http://ow.ly/Bv7V4 #steelband
Brooklyn, New York's Crossfire Steel Orchestra celebrates its 15th year anniversary
Do we have anybody on this Site that can relate to the Steelband Clash with Invaders and Tokyo (I think it was 1950) EG: like where you were at the time, what you saw? or what you hear from your Parents or your friends,…Continue
Lord Blakie sang Steelband Clash in 1954, but the event took place in 1952.The clash in 1959 was with San Juan All Stars and Desperadoes combined with Tokyo by the hospital.There was also another clash between two steelbands on Park Street between Frederich and Park Streets.This was not on a carnival day in the mid 50s. In those days steelbands were allowed on the streets on Discovery Day until the Baseball incident.
Mr. Rudolph Charles, aka Charlo, Trail, The General and The Hammer was honoured by the Head of State of Trinidad and Tobago, President Anthony Carmora. The ceremony took place in St Ann's, Port of Spain on August 31st 2014, which was the 52nd anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence.
Mr. Charles was awarded with the Chaconia Silver Medal, 29 years after his passing in 1985. His medal was received by his brother, Mr. Kenneth "KC" Charles.
"Charlo" was first a member…Continue