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Comment by richard hillson on February 6, 2018 at 12:59pm

Is there any way anyone would know if it was possible to access the actual "panorama night" versions of Starlift's winning efforts ("the Bull," "Queen of the Bands") in 1969/1971, or even their 2nd place rendition of Sparrow's "Panman" of 1970? I find it strange that we have access to most of the other finalists' renditions, and not one of Starlift at its peak!

Comment by Pan Times on November 30, 2017 at 8:10pm

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Comment by cedric mcintosh on February 10, 2016 at 7:30pm

How many pan in a rage was perfomed in the history of panorama the first one that comes to mind is 1981 when that was a composition of Len Boogsie Sharpe go research yourself i know this because i am the one who wrote the lyrics for that boogsie composition.

Comment by terry on February 12, 2014 at 8:34pm

@ PAN TIMES & Glenroy: The missing 9 tunes are available for completion of this list.

Comment by Patrick Nunes on December 31, 2013 at 12:01pm

Have not thought of  good ole calypso in ah long time. Brings back those days to mind. Thank you for listing them for us

Comment by Gordon on February 6, 2013 at 1:56pm

A friend of mines asked me a question. She asked me if I felt that the bands that play "Gold" had a good chance of winning due to playing a tune in tribute to the yountg man that won the gold medal. I told her I didnt think that would happen, hence the reason I wrote this comment. I invite debate.

Comment by Ian Franklin on January 12, 2013 at 2:00am

Robert I just realized that I missed  the letter, I. as in, "I do apologize" (lol) .


Comment by Ian Franklin on January 10, 2013 at 6:04pm

Robert I "read" you loud and clear (lol) However, we the WST members are the ones given this Venue, thanks to WST to keep our pan history alive. I believe that PAN TIMES is an entity of WST. If I am incorrect, do apologize.

Comment by Robert Saldenha on January 10, 2013 at 4:46pm

We mentioned the bands, the arrangers, the leaders, the managers, the sponsors, the placings, the dates of the shows, but I am yet to hear us pay homage to the tuners.

Jim St. Rose before he died complained to me that tuners does not get any respect, and apparently it is true. Sure we pay them handsomely, but I am sure a lot of folks would like to know the names of some of these geniuses and for what bands they tune.    Do not let them wait until Panorama night.   We can do some bios on some.  Most will not submit a bio if you ask them, because that is how they really are, but I am sure that there are a lot of information out there on many.

Show them that we appreciate them, and the beautiful tones which they have created.

Comment by Wilfred Weekes on July 13, 2012 at 12:44pm

If my memory serves me right in 1979 there was panaroma but there was only preliminaries because their was a boycott by the Bands who would have been selected to play, that was the Year that Desperadoes played Symphony in G causing Scrunter to sing Woman on the Bass and All Stars wining the Panorama in 1980 and still Making a hit with Woman on the bass ( There was no Semi- Final and Final in 1979.)

Comment by ARG on July 10, 2012 at 11:49am

What about Rudder's, "Dus In Yuh Face", being included in:

Champion Panorama Tunes of Trinidad & Tobago



Comment by Randi Curvan on May 31, 2012 at 6:24pm

Now what would be nice is to get all the winning bands renditions of these!

I have some of them but I would love to hear the lot!


Never Satisfied!

Comment by kelvin junior stowe (lyder) on March 7, 2012 at 1:31pm

machel mantano the king of soca #1 entertainer in the world

Comment by Raymond Anthony Elias on February 19, 2012 at 10:58am
CONGRATULATIONS to TRINIDAD ALL STARS, you did it! You deserved it, with all your hard work and efforts, can't wait until next year to see what you will come with.....GOD BLESS!
Comment by Christopher Alexander Web on November 18, 2011 at 4:05pm

great work,very much appreciated.

                      The Web

Comment by Pan Times on November 1, 2011 at 9:45am


Much appreciated... 

Comment by Alvin on October 30, 2011 at 11:33am
Excellent work! I will be forwarding"Picture on My Wall" and "A Happy Song" in the next couple days to assist in completing the exercise.

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