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Ayesha Mohammed replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"CG: Maybe people have become inured. Or, they have digested the security  that tells them people can murder and they can get away without being caught. Or, it may reflect  the SORFNESS I refer to, and they jump at distractions as a…"
38 minutes ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Ah have to pay a special tribute to MERYTONESTOTHEBONE for his contributions to this forum. Not too many locals take the time to mix up with the nostalgic EXPATS
"Cecil: Nothing wrong with ULTERIOR MOTIVES. Years now I am on this forum with an ULTERIOR MOTIVE to see if I could get somebody or some musician or some music producer in Trinidad or America to hook up with and make some WORLD CLASS PAN MUSIC to…"
39 minutes ago
Tony Smith replied to Pan Times's discussion Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!
"It's interesting though that a man can state that there were 460 murders in all of Trinidad & Tobago in 2016 and deduce without telling us how he got there, that Port-of-Spain’s murder rate was higher than Detroit’s,…"
1 hour ago
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Ah have to pay a special tribute to MERYTONESTOTHEBONE for his contributions to this forum. Not too many locals take the time to mix up with the nostalgic EXPATS
"merrytones, is the only member from the Mecca who mix it up with us without an ulterior motive. Nuff respect Bro."
1 hour ago
Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"OK mi amigo, Mi Amigo , this is NOT, B.W.I.A Sun jets West Side Symphony, from T&T, the Ed Sullivan Show that I referred to is Pan Am Jet North Stars, November 22nd 1964 Episode #8 or #9, check Sofa Entertainment you might find it there..."
1 hour ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Caspar Durant's discussion Giving aid when needed to those we always shower great words on.
"Sounds like you are starting an PAN IMPORT business. I don't know about the "support the T&T local steelpan industry" part of the equation."
1 hour ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"jjj: When I re-read my post I realized that I did not clarify one thing: I am NOT from TOBAGO. I lived in Tobago for 2 years -- hence the little story. Most of my family came from that ST. JOHN Gay Flamingoes and Exodus CLAN and CAURA on the other…"
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MC Joseph, formally known - Mike replied to Caspar Durant's discussion Giving aid when needed to those we always shower great words on.
"Hi Cecil, Freedom to express ourselves is great, so let us remind ourselves that with freedom come responsibility, accountability and restraint. We should consider that in this forum the international steelpan and non-steelpan reader come to get…"
2 hours ago
Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"mi amigo, you are my ancestral blood brother in the event that U, may not know, I have never disagree with anything you post, I may beg to differ a bit, therefore; my "gist" is a question, are you related to the OLIVERO or OLIVER'S in…"
2 hours ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"JJJ: Which one is you?"
2 hours ago
Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"merrytonetothebone, you don't know what bad manners are, I saw you doing the same shit sometime back when you was doing pan theory using a keyboard chart, the reason you think I have bad manners it's because you were never there, when the…"
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odw replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"David Rudder - A Madman's Rant."
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Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"Ayesha: My heart got broken when I read about that double murder on the front page of the Express today. And the pattern of the murder and the victims are MOST DISTURBING. Everybody jumps to advocacy over a little verbal racial slight but home…"
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Ayesha Mohammed replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
" So many talked about and unsolved crimes. Everybody know, but no punitive process.  Trinis real sorf, ah tell yuh!"
3 hours ago
merrytonestothebone replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"JJJ...bad manners is nothing to wish to be famous for..."
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odw replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize
"Claude, I still believe in truth in advertising, I understand the Marketing aspect of business. I follow a different set of rules as a CONSUMER. When I bought my last car I specifically told the sales man DO NOT put his Dealership logo on my car. I…"
6 hours ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Pan Times's discussion Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!
"merrytonestothebone: When Ronald Reagan was debating Jimmy Carter he got plenty mileage out of the the expression: THERE YOU GO AGAIN!!! So: There you go again keeping it TOO REAL. I say is time for BLACK PEOPLE in Trinidad to start renting some…"
7 hours ago

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ALLYUH wicked, yes; ALLYUH make the man apologize

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Ayesha Mohammed 38 minutes ago. 20 Replies

This statement comes on the heels of the expression of disdain by some segments of the population.I could make a good guess as to which "segments of the population" was having the HISSY FIT!!!…Continue

Ah have to pay a special tribute to MERYTONESTOTHEBONE for his contributions to this forum. Not too many locals take the time to mix up with the nostalgic EXPATS

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Claude Gonzales 39 minutes ago. 2 Replies

I appreciate how merrytonestothebone does come on the forum and suffer fools gladly from time to time. Because this forum is mostly an EXPAT PARADISE fixated in the SIXTIES on how things USED TO BE. merrytonestothebone does a nice little dance…Continue

Anthony Bourdain takes on Trinidad in the latest episode of "Parts Unknown"!

Started by Pan Times in Uncategorized. Last reply by Tony Smith 1 hour ago. 36 Replies

Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown: Trinidad (June 2017) Continue

Giving aid when needed to those we always shower great words on.

Started by Caspar Durant in Uncategorized. Last reply by Claude Gonzales 1 hour ago. 22 Replies

I seldom visit this forum any more, so I do not know if you all are aware that Cary Codrington is ailing, they have organised a concert and I am posting the flyer here. Your actions will demonstrate weather or not you think that Cary Codrington, the…Continue

MOVING FORWARD: The BIG FIVE FOUNDATION (ISA) eh put up a WEBSITE as yet?

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized 7 hours ago. 0 Replies

FIVE established STEELBANDS with at least 150 members each and large followings and 6 HIGH LEVEL CONSULTANTS and they have not PUT UP A WEBSITE as yet in this 2017 era.Not even a DOMAIN NAME with a FRONT PAGE saying coming soon!!! They need to step…Continue

THE CITY COULD BURN DOWN WE JAMMIN‟ STILL!

Started by Pan Times in Commentary 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

THE CITY COULD BURN DOWN WE JAMMIN‟ STILL!The history and tradition of cultural resistance in the art, music, masquerade and politics of the Caribbean CarnivalMichael La Rose…Continue

Remembering when - Bunji, Fay Ann Pull out Soca Monarch shocker

Started by Bugs in Uncategorized. Last reply by Bugs yesterday. 2 Replies

Looking backBunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez have both bowed out of the International Groovy and Power Soca Monarch competitions, respectively. The couple announced this last night, saying they decided to withdraw because they believe that…Continue

WELL!!! THE CONCERNED INDIVIDUALS FOR PAN (CIP) is DEAD!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Claude Gonzales yesterday. 3 Replies

With the formation of the "BIG 5"  FOUNDATION -- Clearly, THE CIP IS DEAD!!!Continue

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JUST SOME MORE PAN TRIVIA!

Posted by Ian Franklin on June 4, 2017 at 7:27pm 0 Comments

THESE ARE THE GROSSED EARNINGS IN MILLIONS FROM 2007 THROUGH 2017 FOR THE LEADING 6 STEEL ORCHESTRAS AT PANORAMA FINALS.

ALL STARS          9.9

PHASE II              8.I

SILVER STARS    6.9

RENEGADES       5.9

DESPERADOES  5.8

EXODUS              5.3

WHO DO YOU THINK IS #7?

JUST SOME PAN TRIVIA!

Posted by Ian Franklin on June 2, 2017 at 2:04pm 7 Comments

DO YOU ALL KNOW THAT FROM 1963 THROUGH 2017, LESS THAN 100 STEEL ORCHESTRAS ENTERED THE PRELIMS AT PANORAMA AND 69 HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE FINALS?

{1} OUT OF THE 69 FINALISTS, 12 HAVE WON AND PLACED, 14 HAVE PLACED EITHER SECOND OR THIRD AND 43 RAN OUT OF THE TOP-THREE.

{2} TUNES WITH "PAN" AS PART OF THE NAME HAVE BEEN PERFORMED 66 TIMES BY PANORAMA FINALISTS FROM 1972 TO 2015. 44 OF THOSE TUNES BEGIN WITH "PAN"

EXCLUDED TUNES ARE "Panman" - "Panyard Vibration" - "Panic"…

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