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The Clarence Curvan Orchestra "Minuet in G"(Paderewski)

By 1962 the Clarence Curvan Orchestra had become the dance band of choice of many of Trinidad's young party goers, and by Christmas that year the album "The ...

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Comment by Glenroy R Joseph on August 5, 2015 at 2:23pm

This was one of the biggest hits from that era , and Clarence once told me  the story of how they shut down Tokyo Steelband when they dropped this bomb on them as the bands paths crossed on Carnival day.

And the band wasn't even amplified , except for bass and guitar!

Actually , Roy Cape told me that the steelband stopped playing because of respect , since the panists and musicians knew each other , but I prefer the "shut down" story :)

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