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Mona Baptiste

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Mona Baptiste

Mona Baptiste has been played on NTS shows including Questing w/ Zakia, with Calypso Blues first played on 11 December 2016.

Mona Baptiste (June 21, 1928 – June 25, 1993) was a Trinidadian singer and actress in London and Germany. She was largely popular from songs like Calypso Blues and There’s Something in the Air. She also acted in multiple musical films like Tanz in der Sonne.

Born in Trinidad, Mona Baptiste emigrated to London in 1948 on the MV Empire Windrush. While she presented herself as a clerk to London immigration, she began working towards her singing career very soon after.

Over the next few years,…

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Mona Baptiste
Honest Jon's Records2013
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Calypso Blues
Mona Baptiste
Honest Jon's Records2005
Calypso Blues
Mona BaptisteHonest Jon's Records2005
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