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Bewitching And Captivating: A Calypsonian history of Trinidad

Tony Russell, Catalyst, May 2007

"The report of the Commission of Inquiry/Has arrived in this colony/It touches health and sanitation/Housing, wages and education . . ." The subject matter of popular music is wide, but to launch into song with the contents page of a Blue Paper would seem eccentric. Let's listen further, though.

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