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The oratorical was essayistic, expository and florid and it is no wonder that it was favored by calypso’s “connoisseurs of words”, including “Executor”, “Atilla the Hun,“ Growling Tiger” and “Pretender”.

Echoes of the oratorical can be heard today in “Chalkdust”, “Valentino”, “Black Wizard”, “Scholar”, and a Barbadian-Canadian bard named “Structure”.“Chinee Patrick” emerged in the first decade of the twentieth century and in his heyday he did battle against songsters like “Fijonel”, “Executor” ,and “Chieftain Douglas”.

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PAY ATTENTION: Read best news on Nigeria’s #1 news app Giving a rundown of the foundation, chairman of the foundation, Rev. Donald Uzo said that the foundation was set up in September 2016 shortly after the demise of Maxwell Oduah.

He said that the foundation was inspired by the dreams of the late Maxwell who was a philanthropist who would stop at nothing to ensure he affected the lives of the poor around him.“All his life he lived for the people around him and was committed to the happiness of people especially the less privileged,” he said.

Uzo said that student were currently on full scholarship and N15,000 monthly stipends at the St John’s High School Onitsha and the Federal College of Agriculture in Ebonyi state, among others.

He added that 200 traders had been empowered financially to run their petty businesses while 400 widows were receiving support from the foundation.

Calypso Craze (6-CD / 1-DVD boxed set (LP-size) with 176-page hardcover book, 173 tracks. Calypso was the stuff of commercials and comedy routines, news reports and detective novels.

Nightclubs across the country hastily tacked up fishnets and palm fronds and remade themselves as calypso rooms.

Popularly called ' Buwa,' Omabuwa died in Abuja on August 26, 2016 after a brief illness.

READ ALSO: N3.9billion airport fund diversion: A politically inspired libel - Oduah The launch was graced by Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and many lawmakers, government officials and businessmen.

The feature-length documentary film Calypso Dreams chronicles the fascinating spirit and traditions of Calypso music in the island country of Trinidad and Tobago, dating back to its complex Afro-Caribbean roots in the 18th and 19th centuries.

With narrative commentary by the popular Caribbean musician David Rudder, the film captures riveting, contemporary performances by a host of legendary Calypso performers with colorful “sobriquets,” including the Mighty Sparrow, Calypso Rose, Lord Superior, Black Stalin, Mighty Bomber, Lord Blakie, Singing Sandra and Mighty Terror, and pays homage to recently deceased Calypsonians, including Lord Kitchener and Lord Pretender.

Patrick (“Chinee Patrick”) Jones (1876-1965), pyrotechnician, political gadfly, human rights campaigner, anti-colonialist, Carnival band-leader and raconteur extraordinaire, is an unsung master of calypso.

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