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Hugh Borde /Liberace/Sir Ellis Clarke/Ed Sullivan/

Trinidad Tripoli Steelband & Liberace touring USA/performances on the Ed Sullivan Show,David Frost ,Mike Douglas,Sir Ellis Clarke,President George Maxwell,Pa...

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Comment by Annette Greenidge Russell on January 29, 2014 at 6:51pm

Thanks Spiceman! I was nice to see how far our National Instrument has reached.

Comment by Ade Obawole on January 28, 2014 at 5:52am

Again.Great stuff,I remember d man on d scrachter he use to make a good show.And fromm all the classic music played on pan one song remained in my mind until now and that is "Theme from Paganini"I just hear a little piece there.Where could I get this recoring? Pan was always there it just took some time for us to see it.

Comment by garvin adams on January 28, 2014 at 12:53am
Emile,,,,,Well put this was beautiful.
Comment by Andre-Roger Dellevi on January 27, 2014 at 9:53pm
Again... "But Jesus, said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house." Mark 6:4 ~ Holy Scriptures
Comment by Courtney Leiba on January 27, 2014 at 9:06pm

On our return to America and Canada after the success in Expo67',Esso Tripoli had played in many Universities, Colleges, Naval and Airforce Bass. We also played in Casinoes in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada. Hugh Borde son born in Nevada called Reno.   Esso Tripoli steel band were nominated in the Fourteenth Annual Grammy Awards in the category of:

 BEST ETHNIC OR TRADITIONAL RECORDING. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.

We given the Keys to the AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS. This is just a short History of Esso Tripoli Steel band achievements.

Comment by Rita Seethaler on January 27, 2014 at 9:02pm

Thank you so much for posting that very inspirational and moving documentary about 'Sir' Hugh Borde - I am a great fan of the Trinidad Tripoli Steelband and will send this post around to all my fellow pan players here down under - and guess what, our second-hand pan bus we got a year ago for our road trips through country Australia looks just like theirs ...  :-) 

thanks again and kind regards to everyone. Rita from 'Pans on Fire'

Comment by Ayesha Mohammed on January 27, 2014 at 7:45pm

Cherish our Pan history!

Comment by Patricia Hall on January 27, 2014 at 5:39pm

I went to EXPO 67 in Montreal, and heard the band although I hadn't known of them at the time.  Took many years for them to come to Windsor so I could hear them again.  LOL

Comment by Pan'tum - The Ghost Who Talks on January 27, 2014 at 2:15pm

Emile,  no matter how many times I see this, I get emotional (choked up). Your dad is a National Hero, and together we will ensure that history properly records his contributions for posterity. You should be extremely proud of your dad and his continued dedication to our steelband culture. I am really looking forward to his presence at the town hall meeting. Leaving him out of the 50th Anniversary celebrations, was a huge slight, and one that must never happen again to ANY of our "pan pioneers". Thanks again for posting this video; hopefully, it will receive more appreciation, than those you already posted. Shem Em Hotep (May you go in peace), my "big brother". Ghost. 

Comment by Spiceman on January 27, 2014 at 1:54pm

The works of this group has been largely unrecognized especially in T&T, most recently at the 50 yrs celebration, no invitation or contribution to the event, our historians should be more concerned with the facts and the impact of our national heroes both at home and abroad. The steelband is our greatest contribution globally.

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