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Lord Brynner

Lord Brynner
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Powered by Audioscrobbler™Lord Brynner (Kade Simon, Erin, Trinidad, 1937 - 1980s) was a popular calypsonian.

He named himself after the Hollywood actor Yul Brynner. He also shaved his head just like Yul.

He moved to Jamaica to join the West Indies Regiment which functioned from 1958 until the early 1960s when there was a West Indies Federation. He performed in Jamaica for a while before returning to Trinidad after the collapse of the Federation.

He won the first Trinidad & Tobago Independence Calypso Monarch competition in 1962, edging out The Mighty Sparrow to second place.
In 1999 he was inducted into The Sunshine Awards hall of fame.

His calypsoes include:
1959 - Juvenile Delinquency; We Want Back Chaguaramas
1960 - Rich Man, Poor Man; Riot at the Oval; Why Sparrow Lost the Crown; Matiniquian Woman; Calypso Story; See Me Mama; Congo; Hula Hoop Girls; Leave the Yankees Alone; The Old Ladies; The Airport; The Doctor and the Newspaper; Vendor Woman; The Princess Wedding; South African Riot
1961 - The Budget; Happy Birthday; The Airport; Old Ladies; The End of the World; Girls from A to Z
1962 - Anita; The Twist Calypso; Carrera; Infidelity; Wedding in November; Michael; My Doolahin; Come With Me; Vagabonds; Publicity for So; Gang War; Nightclub Brawl; Trinidad & Tobago Independence; Ozzanna; Ivy; The Nation Calypso; Help Yourself; Vile Doctrine; Blood Transfusion; Crapaud & Lizard; Bossa Nova Love; Camalata; Sir Winston Churchill; Soldier; Come Back to Papa; The Devil and Man; U.N. Baby; Night Club Brawl; Margarita; Jamaica Why You Run; Trinidad Personalities; Custom Officers; Brynner's Calypso Tour; Trinidad Pullout the Federation
1964 - The Groom in the Bathroom; Pan in Church; Judieline; Call Me B'Wana
1965 - Tiger in Your Tank
1966 - TV Bacchanal; Lock and Key; Pull the Devil Tail; Never Trouble the Devil; Don't Share Your Love in Four; Naught from Naught; Teach Me to Ska; The Shack is Back; Congo War
1968 - Devaluation of the Pound; Jacqueline; Mr. Walker; Bajan Batchelors; Shame and Scandal; Wrecker Poom Poom; I Shall Be Released; The Games People Play; I Will Never Turn My Back on You; Proud Mary; Skull Duggery; Little Willy; Pen in Hand; Who Put Pepper in the Vaseline; Misery Woman; Roslyn Pussy; Republic Yes, Republic No; Vietnam Moratorium; Hang Them High; Doo Doo Darling; Hindu Girl Pamela; Matin Luther King Message; Caribbean Paradise; Big Mouth Marion; Mr. Crab; Calypsorama; Canadian Redhead; I Am Sorry Honey; Munsinger Affair; The Queen Singing Calypso; Uncle Crazy, Uncle Mad; Take Me Back to the Islands; West Indian Culture; Dorothy; My Teacher; Soul in She Soul; The Viking


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