All Videos Tagged fitzroy (When Steel Talks) - When Steel Talks 2021-09-22T21:28:01Z https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=fitzroy&rss=yes&xn_auth=no LORD MELODY "The River" tag:whensteeltalks.ning.com,2014-11-15:2534462:Video:476414 2014-11-15T02:20:37.486Z Glenroy R Joseph https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/profile/NH_Trini <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/lord-melody-the-river"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2971046638?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>A blast from the past from the legendary calypsonian.<br></br> <br></br> Some of us may have forgotten , but the legendary calypsonian Lord Melody was a joy as a singer and composer , and one of the great masters of the genre.<br></br> <br></br> Many of his compositions became classics of the genre , and like most singers of his day , he was a master of the double entendre , and capable of lyrics… <a href="https://whensteeltalks.ning.com/video/lord-melody-the-river"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2971046638?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />A blast from the past from the legendary calypsonian.<br /> <br /> Some of us may have forgotten , but the legendary calypsonian Lord Melody was a joy as a singer and composer , and one of the great masters of the genre.<br /> <br /> Many of his compositions became classics of the genre , and like most singers of his day , he was a master of the double entendre , and capable of lyrics that, while suggestive weren't openly vulgar.<br /> <br /> This was also a popular tune with the steelbands in those days, an era when just about any good calypso would have also been a good "pan tune"<br /> <br /> Here is one of his great hits of yesteryear that displays Melody at his best - the voice , the lyrics - he was aptly named.<br /> <br /> Fitzroy Alexander , the Lord Melody was born in 1926 , and passed away in September, 1988.<br /> <br /> May he Rest in Peace.<br /> <br /> Lord Melody's "The River"