Format: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, EP, Mono. Country: Netherlands.
The band also performed in two calypso-related films. Thomas was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and began his career in entertainment at local dancehalls such as the "Adastra Gardens" and "Success"
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This is the band of Norman Thomas, better known as Lord Flea. They were very popular playing in Jamaican nightclubs during the fifties and moved to the United States of America.
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Wrong album? Let us know. Expand player Collapse player. SWINGIN' CALYPSOS Vinyl Record. Pressed on 140-gram vinyl; includes CD. One of the absolute legends of calypso and mento music, Lord Flea released only this lone LP in 1957 before succumbing to Hodgkin's disease in 1959. Though he didn't even make it to the age of 30, the Jamaican native was an international superstar during the late '50s calypso craze, with residencies at nightclubs from Las Vegas to Manhattan to Miami. His image graced the pages of Life magazine and he appeared on The Perry Como Show and in several feature films