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Ronnie Chan and the Esquires -Theme from "Young Lovers"

As rock and roll music became popular with the youth of the sixties, young musicians of Trinidad created a new sound, the guitar and keyboard driven sound of the Combo.

One of the top combos of that era was the Esquires Combo, led by Ronnie Chan and here is an example of that combo sound.
From the 1965 album "Young Lovers",this is The Esquires Combo, and The Theme from "Young Lovers".

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Comment by Charlie Phipps on July 14, 2012 at 4:34pm

Hey Glen...Thanks for the memories, there was a combo side that regularly played on  Hazle Ward's, Teen Dance Party on TTT, I think they were named "Los Cabellros", do you have anything by them, we used to "fete" with them and Ronnie Chan a lot.........

 

Comment by Glenn Mahabir on November 14, 2011 at 7:05pm

SWEET!!.....Keep them coming.....

Comment by Albert John Simon on November 14, 2011 at 12:29pm

Oh Yes! I forgot Andre Tanker (Linstead Market);  Vic Lange Combo from South and Kabuki Strings. Some of your comments bring back so many wonderful memories.

 

Keep up the "Excellent Work" Glenroy.

 

Best regards to all the mebers and supporters of When Steel Talks. 

Comment by Helen Judith Kelshall on November 13, 2011 at 4:49pm

Have you got any of Casanovas.

 

Comment by Helen Judith Kelshall on November 13, 2011 at 4:48pm

Great music we danced to as youngsters. Wonderful memories.

 

Comment by Cecil hinkson on November 13, 2011 at 4:30pm

You guys forgot the master Andre Tanker.

Comment by James Martinez on November 13, 2011 at 2:55pm

Anyone who can remember combo mania, could never forget the great sounding combos that were around during that era.Those guys ruled the fetes in those days. There has always been a wealth of musical talent in Trinidad and Tobago and the music keeps on evolving faster than anyone can keep up. That is a good thing. Thank you Glenroy, for sharing.

Comment by terry on November 12, 2011 at 5:01pm

Truly magnificent. The combo music fever of the 60's spawned many bands throughtout the many islands

of the Caribbean. Like Albert (below), I have lots of combo music from that period. Let's keep them coming, Glen.

Comment by Rum-Pan on November 12, 2011 at 1:22pm

-----Golden-----

Comment by Cecil hinkson on November 11, 2011 at 11:23pm

This is before Bradley and Pelham.

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