The traditional role of theTrinidadian Calypsonian has been among other things historian and storyteller. He is a true decendant of the West African 'griot'.
This calypso by Maestro introduces us to a segment ot Trinidad seldom heard of, the men of "The Mang", Sixth Company.
(I've always assumed that it was called the "Mang" ,because of the prevalence of mangrove in that area).
These "Mang" men…
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