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MIGHTY SPARROW IN COMA IN NEW YORK HOSPITAL Featured

Entertainment News Written by  AKA Wednesday, 11 September 2013 08:45 font size decrease font size increase font size 0
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Legendary calypsonian The Mighty Sparrow is reportedly in a coma in a New York Hospital.
The Grenada-born Sparrow is rated along with Lord Kitchener as Trinidad and Tobago's greatest calypsonians.His career started in the 1950s when he first competed in the country's Carnival events.
He has a strong Jamaican connection, first performing here in the early 1960s. Sparrow was a close friend of Jamaican bandleader Byron Lee, performing regularly on the latter's Jamaica Carnival. The two collaborated on the 1975 album, Again!, which contained the hit songs Dragon Dance and Obeah Wedding.
In August 2001, Sparrow received a Jamaica Independence Award during the country's independence celebrations.
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