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More Than An Oil Drum - in the WST Panorama Enclave

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‘More Than An Oil Drum’

sung by Joanne Foster

composed by Don Clarke

lyrics by Gregory “GB” Ballantyne

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 Tune of Choice: Redemption Sound Setters



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Comment by Ayesha Mohammed on January 13, 2013 at 2:09pm

Pan tune fuh so!  Redemption will mash dem up with this--but when will Tobago walk away as winners, eh!? Best tune of choice! Right for the audience! Pace, pace -- nobody sitting dong!

Comment by OSWALD GALLION on December 21, 2012 at 5:24pm

Robbie, you and despers could win panorama with "More than an oil drum" , take it to the hill for your players to hear it. Despers resurrection?

Comment by OSWALD GALLION on December 21, 2012 at 11:22am

Heard it for the first time while painting, could help but run it 5 times. Great song, heavy lyrics. I like the 'lavway', infectous melody.

Try to get air play, that song could do what Shadow did when he came from the dark and cupped the road march in 2001 with 'Stranger' in the midst of the young soca revolution. Good pan tune, lovely voice, a bit like Singing Francine. 

Comment by Arden Thomas on December 18, 2012 at 7:43pm

Don ah feeling this, it go be rel trouble... Joanna sweet voice you both keep it up. One love

Comment by lance Seuanrine on December 9, 2012 at 2:32pm

Greetings A great piece. I could imagine the base run on this; I love it. Guidance Dr. Lance Seunarine

Comment by withfield weekes on December 9, 2012 at 9:05am

Picture this, it's the finals of Panorama 2013, the lights  go down, the announcer states that band # Playing More than a drum, there's a hush, everyone awaits the count, from there it's fire works, sweet melody, sweet harmony, a fantastic bass line, what more can you want. congrats to all involved in this piece, Don, Ibo, GB and of course Joanne.

Arrangers it's not too late to take another listen to this song. 

Comment by Darril Harp Edwards on November 27, 2012 at 3:38pm

I Love this song. If I were to arrange for any band, I would choose this song. Great work.

Comment by Engineer Jack 2 on November 27, 2012 at 11:15am

Go for the gold Don!
Congrats to Don, GB, Ibo and Joanne on this fantastic effort.

Comment by Judith Laird on November 26, 2012 at 9:21am

one to watch !

Comment by lance Seuanrine on November 25, 2012 at 12:44pm

Greetings As we think about Parang, Ponche creme, Babash, don't forget tp put something aside for we pan bredrens and sistrens. Let us get back in the mood and support the Retirement Fund. Guidance Dr. Lance Seunarine

Comment by Andre-Roger Dellevi on November 25, 2012 at 11:19am

luv it, plenty tempo and scope...

Comment by Don Clarke on November 23, 2012 at 3:16pm

I will like to thank all my friends and many fans for their support over the years, a special thank you to Mr.

Marcano and Ian for their encouragement. Joanne did a very good job with this one, we all know " IBO " IS

BOSS. I wish all composers the best for 2013.

Peace and Love,


Comment by Michael Marcano on November 23, 2012 at 12:41pm

Just love this one. Don is like good wine, he gets better with age. Good work Bro. and hats off to Joanne, GB and IBO.


Comment by Curtis Betaudier on November 23, 2012 at 8:46am

Another gem from this dynamic quartet. I didn't think you could've topped or even emulated PWJ. Well...you sure proved me wrong. Stay together and continue doing what you're doing. I added you to my list of 'can't wait to hear what you're coming with next.

Comment by bigmacttwi on November 22, 2012 at 7:07am

Big chune again Don Clarke...Massive...great voice Joanne Foster....

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