The Duke Of Iron

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        Calypso legend the Duke of Iron was born Cecil Anderson in Trinidad the son of a musician father. In 1913 he teamed with Jules Sims to make the first-ever vocal calypso recordings, but little is known about the decade that followed. His story resumes in 1923, when he relocated to New York City and began touring local clubs and college campuses to little notice. In 1940, the Duke of Iron finally began attracting attention from the music cognoscenti, landing a ten-month headlining... Read more

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