Mighty Sparrow Calypso King of the World

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Mighty SparrowCalypso King of the World

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Mighty Sparrow Calypso King of the World

Slinger Francisco

.. better known as The Mighty Sparrow, affectionately dubbed, The Birdie is the unrivalled Calypso King of the World, with a career that spans over 40 years and counting. This artist par excellence has earned his rightful place as “King of the Calypso World” by defeating every other competitor/pretender to his throne. He has entertained audiences across the globe, including, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America, to name but a few.

Sparrow’s roots are in Gran Roi, a rural fishing village in Grenada. He was born to a poor working class family. They migrated to his adopted homeland, Trinidad, when he was just one year old. He attended the New Town Boys School where he was selected to sing in the boys. choir of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. This was his initial involvement in music. The…

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