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How Trinidad All Stars got its name - Neville Jules recounts -- THE CROSS OF LORRAINE [1944 TRAILER]


We used to do things together. We had this band, and he became the captain. The band was called ‘Second Fiddle’ because ‘Second Fiddle’ was the name ‘Hell Yard’ steel band had, so we used that name for the VE and VJ days, but changed the name to Cross of Lorraine. In the early days, almost every steel band took a name from a movie of the time, so we had ‘Cross of Lorraine.’ We lasted for only two Carnivals because of the captaincy of Fish Eye and problems with his father ... --Neville Jules
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Nice history reading.

Brenda H.

everything wonderful that I never knew about our fantastic Steel Pan development and the heroes who were behind the bands. Should be taught in schools. Thank you for this history lesson. 

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