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Ringbang

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Guyanese music composer, record producer and entrepreneur Eddy Grant coined the term ‘ringbang’ to define a style of Caribbean music that emerged from his Blue Wave Studio in Barbados around 1994 and spread throughout the southern...

Eddy Grant

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...Within the British Caribbean diaspora, Eddy Grant emerged as a pioneering artist and ideological figure. Born in British Guiana in 1948, Grant grew up singing the native musical form known as tan. In 1960 he joined his parents, who had...

Barbados

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 277,264 (2003) Barbados is situated within the Caribbean archipelago and is the easternmost island of the West Indies. It is a relatively flat country of approximately 166 sq miles (430 sq km), its highest...

Dominica

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 69,655 (2003) Dominica is an island nation with an area of 290 sq miles (750 sq km) that forms part of the Windward Island chain in the eastern Caribbean. The island’s mountainous interior is covered by rain...