Triumph of 'The Fish Band'

dc.contributor.authorJohnson, Kimen_US
dc.contributor.otherThe University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.description.abstractThe 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.en_US
dc.identifier.citationJohnson, Kim. "Triumph of 'The Fish Band'." Express. 25 Oct. 1996: 21. Print.en_US
dc.rights©Trinidad Express Newspapers. This material is protected under Copyright Act of Trinidad and Tobago. You may use the digitized material for private study, scholarship, or research.en_US
dc.subject.lcshSteel bands (Music) -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshSteel bands (Music) -- Competitions -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshMusic festivals -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshSteel band music -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.titleTriumph of 'The Fish Band'en_US


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