Purchased for $1 at Everyday Music in Portland, Oregon. Probably around 2003.

Calypso music was kind of the rap music of its day. Singers embedded stories about sex and violence and political unrest in those hypnotic island rhythms. Delamore would have been the Flavor Flav to Harry Belafonte’s Chuck D.

Apparently, this unsung hero of the Caribbean had at least one fan in Carolyn from Nassau back in ’66.

(Contributed by Patrick Wensink)