East Dry River, Port-of-Spain
Calypso: Calypsonian Singing Sandra was born in East Dry River.
Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in East Dry River, Port-of-Spain, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).
||LOCATION IN 2002
||Functioned from the 1950s to the 1960s and had a hit recording with its rendition of Cole Porter's "Night and Day."|
||Formed in 1950, this band functioned from the 1950s to the 1960s under the leadership of Philmore Davidson, who was the band's captain from 1950 to 1955, and Kenny Hart, who became captain in 1955 when Davidson left for England. The band took 2nd Place in the 1966 Steelband Music Festival with "Poets and Peasants."|
|Laventille Pan Strummers
||Lovel & Tibury Place
|Rose Hill RC School
||6 La Coulee Street
||232 pupils in 2002.|
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