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Artist Profiles: Desperadoes Steel Orchestra

Desperadoes Steel Orchestra in 2009

Desperadoes Steel Orchestra hails from Laventille, Port of Spain, Trinidad and traces its beginnings back to the 1940s. Desperadoes is considered by many to be simply the finest steel orchestra in the world.

Discography:

Carnival In Trinidad (RCA Victor, 1965)
Triple Winners (1966)
Caribbean Holiday (Tropico/RCA, 1966)
Steelband Fiesta (Tropico, 1967)
Calypso Rock (Despers Productions , 1971)
Classics With the Giants (Bestway)
Desperadoes (Charisma, 1981),
The Magical Music Of Despers (Charlie’s, 1991),
The Jammer (1991)
Live at Holder’s, Barbados (1998)
Steel in the Classics (Rituals Music, 1999)

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