Triumph of 'The Fish Band'

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Title: Triumph of 'The Fish Band'
Author: Johnson, Kim
Abstract: The article comments on the first Music Festival which was organised by the Trinidad Music Association in 1948. By 1952, steelbands were allowed to participate in the Music Festival and the finals was adjudicated by a Welshman, Dr. Sydney Northcote. Northcote gave first place to the band Boys Town, the "fish band" from Point Cumana. Clem Bellerand who founded the band, tuned their pans, arranged their music and led the unknown Boys Town to victory at the first steelband festival.
Date: 25-Oct-96

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