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Lord Invader

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Lord Invader

Lord Invader has been played on NTS in shows including The Gaza Strip, featured first on 17 August 2018. Songs played include Labor Day and Rum & Coca-Cola.

Lord Invader (Rupert Westmore Grant; 13 December 1914 – 15 October 1961) was a prominent calypsonian with a very distinctive, gravelly voice.

He was born in San Fernando, Trinidad. He became active in calypso in the mid-1930s, and was considered a country bumpkin by his contemporaries, because of his humble beginning. It was Grant's tailor who gave him his moniker by commenting, "I tell you, Rupert, you should call yourself Lord Invader so when you go up to…

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Labor Day
Lord Invader
Folkways Records1955
Labor Day
Lord InvaderFolkways Records1955
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Rum & Coca-Cola
Lord Invader
Audio Fidelity1956
Rum & Coca-Cola
Lord InvaderAudio Fidelity1956
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