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The History of Steelband in Grenada - UpClose!

“There were lots of guys who went to Trinidad. Some remained in T&T. Among the ones who came back and were in the early steelband mov…

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bugs: You started a GOOD PROJECT. We could compile a list of 20 EXPATS who TOOK PAN TO THE WORLD!!!

So far we have YOUR THREE and ONE from WHEN STEEL TALKS. I am adding SALAH WILSON and Robert Greenidge and Lawford Dupres and Ken Lawrence…

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History - Looking back at the year 1964 in Pan

 1964   1964 Hells Gate wins Antigua Panorama Police Steel Orchestra wins St. Vincent & the Grenadines Panorama for 3rd consecutiv…

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PAN for Carnival…A Panorama CLASSIC by Shanaqua and Dr. Jit Samaroo

Curtis BetaudierPublished on Apr 24, 2018 Rachael Fortune aka Shanaqua, sings "Pan For Carnival", composed by Raf Robertson with lyrics by…

Started by odw

1 Jul 16
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Steelband Clash between Invaders and Tokyo

You recently asked for information from anyone who knew about the clash between Invaders and Tokyo.  Here is my account.  I am not exactly…

Started by Valerie Clarke-Monrose

16 Jul 9
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Vagabonds, Hooligans and Badjohns – The Violent Past of the Steel Bands

“These were the days when every district around Port of Spain was its own island and the steel band within its boundaries was its army, pro…

Started by Claude Gonzales

0 Jul 3

The First of the First - World Leaders and Pan - Steelband History

World Leaders Who Were Involved In Pan See More

Started by Pan Times

1 Jun 18
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Looking Back - 1989 in Pan

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0 Jun 16

Looking Back - 1999 in Pan

1999  Desperadoes win the Trinidad & Tobago Panorama playing the tune In My House Angel Harps win Grenada Panorama Ebony wins the UK…

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0 Jun 16

Looking Back - 2009 in Pan

2009 Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama 2009 -   Silver Stars win playing the tune First in The Line Pan in The 21st Century 2009 -…

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0 Jun 16

The History of Steelband in Jamaica

The earliest record of steelpan in Jamaica was in 1954. Arden Williams, a student from Trinidad carried his ping pong with him when he atte…

Started by Pan Times

1 Jun 11
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...Anthony Williams PAN SCIENTIST

Hammer on Steel: Bad Boys & Genius

Started by odw

3 May 30
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The Story of Steelbands and the Steelband Art Form in St. Vincent - UpClose!

During the 1950’s steelband competition was a regular feature of Carnival celebrations. This included not only a band competition, but, als…

Started by Pan Times

0 May 1


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