Mighty Sparrow

Born 9 July 1935.
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Mighty Sparrow- Slave

Mighty Sparrow performing his hit song Slave. Recording taken from BBC Arenas Carribean Nights - Calypso, Carnival and Steel Pan, made in 1986.

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Biography

Slinger Francisco CMT (born July 9, 1935), better known as Mighty Sparrow, is a calypso singer, songwriter, and guitarist of Trinidadian citizenship. Known as the "Calypso King of the World", he is one of the best-known and most successful calypsonians. He has won Trinidad's Carnival Road March competition eight times, Calypso King/Monarch eight times, and has twice won the Calypso King of Kings title.

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