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With his late-'60s and 1970s recordings, Lord Shorty (born: Garfield Blackman) set the foundations of soca, the Trinidadian musical style that blends Indian percussion and traditional calypso. His albums, Sweet Music, released in 1974, and Endless Vibration, released the following year, remain soca classics. Becoming deeply religious in the early '80s, Shorty converted to Rastafarianism and renamed himself Ras Shorty I. From that point, he switched to spiritually uplifting song... Read more

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