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band plays two different panorama tunes in the same year at panorama.

members,can you name the big steel orchestra that played one tune at panorama, then after the semifinals played a different tune for the finals. i know one band that did it, do you know or remember any steel  band doing that ?.     

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Comment by morris tang on June 13, 2013 at 9:51pm

I remember all stars playing a tune in the semis and they were booed off stage barely making it to the finals Final night and it was a different all stars playing curry tabanca placing 2nd and which the savannah crowd thought they had won.

Comment by gerard greene on June 11, 2013 at 12:09am

I remember Carib Tokyo playing Shadow's "Jump Judges Jump" in the Finals,I think it was 1977.  They learned the new tune in about three to five days, but I do not recall what they played in the Semis.  I visited the panyard when they were learning the tune.  The arranger was Gerard Charles.

Comment by steve hilaire on June 6, 2013 at 12:09pm

yeah, think Despers changed their tune after winnibg the injunction to "the tune that turned jeers to cheers". Many forget Jewel 22 also won a protest that year 1982

Comment by Tony Blackman on June 6, 2013 at 11:01am

I'm not sure if I missed the comment, but I haven't seen Desperadoes being mentioned, when they changed to Nelson's Party after the Hammer filed an injunction to keep them in the finals

Comment by Trevor Leiba on June 6, 2013 at 10:08am

Sorry, I just saw that they made it to the final and then changed the tune.

Comment by Trevor Leiba on June 6, 2013 at 10:06am

Did Sunland make it to the final that year?  If they did, how did they place?

Comment by Trevor Leiba on June 6, 2013 at 8:45am

It has remained quite vivid in my mind jumping with a band in Panorama preliminary (and it was semi-final at the time) playing, “Heroes Never Die.”  The crowd was singing “We are heroes Sir Walter Raleigh, heroes never die.”  Based on my recall, I was with the band as they turned left before the stage.  I was very young at the time.

Comment by Sweet Eustace on June 5, 2013 at 11:22pm

you guys sure it wasn't jericho from steel and brass

Comment by Sweet Eustace on June 5, 2013 at 11:20pm

Solo did it and won, in 74 i believe, Desperadoes started pan in tune by terror in 72, not too sure if they playedit in the rama but changedto sparrow's rope 

Comment by Mervyn Taylor on June 5, 2013 at 5:03pm

Comment on Sunland from Belmont dead right. The tune by Cristo had the crowd jumping for the semis, one of Belmont's proudest moments as we escorted the band back to the yard. The title, though, I think, was "Heroes Never Die". Why they switched for the finals I'll never know.

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