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Skiffle Bunch does Southland Proud winning Pan In The 21st Century 2009

Trinidad - Skiffle Bunch Steel Orchestra did the Southland in Trinidad proud on a beautiful April 15 evening when they performed Georgia On My Mind as their tune of choice for the ‘Pan In The 21st Century’ competition. The band retained the lead position gained coming out of the semis to capture first place. With 284 points, they beat out rivals and crowd pleaser Silver Stars (2009 Trinidad & Tobago Panorama champions) by one point for the top prize of TT $65,000.

Silver Stars was playing Bohemian Rhapsody by rock band Queen when they ceded the coveted top spot.

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This competition will make Pan more appealing to the rest of the world It's so refreshing to be able to hear a song played that almost everyone could sing along with. I am not knocking Panorama but that is a Trinidad thing, I truly believe that pan in the 21st will be our catalyst to the rest of the world.
Congratulations to all the members and management of Skiffle Bunch Steel Orchestra

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What about Pan Down Memory Lane WST...do you have any results for us?
Hi Merrytones

There was no official release sent to us.
Thanks...I understand that Codrington Pan Family won I'll see what else I can find out for you..us...
the administration and membership of siparia deltones says congrats to skiffle bunch on their victory
The results of Pan Down Memory Lane are as follows:
1st Angostura Woodbrook Playboys 268
1st Codrington Pan Family 268
3rd St James Tripolians 266
4th Brazil RX4 262
5th T&T Fire Services Pan Ensemble 260

Source: Trinidad Express Friday 17th
6th La Famile United 259
7th City Sun Valley Pan groove 258
7th Scrunters Pan Groove 258
9th Trinidad Eastside Symphony 254
10th Nu Pioneer Pan Groove 249
11th Pan Revival 246
12th Self Help Marines 234

Source: Trinidad Express Friday 17th April 2009, Section 2 - Entertainment Page 6


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