The Best Calypso Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

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Calypso music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good calypso music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top calypso music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Calypso music groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all calypso music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest calypso music bands of all time, since the most famous calypso music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best calypso music music.

You can click on the calypso music band names to see more information about that particular notable calypso music group. If they're near the top of the best calypso music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top calypso music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the calypso music band names themselves.

Harry Belafonte and Bob Brozman are only the beginning of the artists on this list. Upvote your favorite artists and downvote the worst to see the best at the top. Is Bobby Bloom better than Van Dyke Parks?

All important, significant and iconic names in calypso music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new calypso music bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of calypso music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into calypso music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good calypso music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent calypso music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best calypso music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest calypso music musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular calypso music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Calypso music, Soca music

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    Lord Mouse and the Kalypso Kat... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists
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    Mighty Shadow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

    Calypso music, Soca music

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    Folk music, Calypso music, Vocal music

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    Calypso music, Soca music

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    Ska, Reggae, Calypso music

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    Calypso music

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    The Last Badjohn of Calypso- K... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

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    Calypso, Soca, Groovy Soca Calypso Music 

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    The Mighty Terror is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

    Calypso music

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    Mento, Blue Beat, Ska

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    Reggae, Calypso music, Soca music

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    The Concrete Coconuts is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

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    Calypso 'The Concrete Coconuts' is a calypso band based in Brussels, Belgium.

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    Blake Alphonso Higgs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

    Calypso music, Goombay

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    Clue J and His Blues Blasters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists
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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

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    Calypso music, Soca music

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    Clive Bradley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

    Calypso music

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    Pedro Altamiranda is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

    Salsa music, Calypso music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Calypso music

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    Mighty Gabby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

    Folk music, Calypso music

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    Reggae, Calypso music, Soca music

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    Hip hop music, Show tune, Rock music

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    Blue Beat, Ska, Reggae

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    Klezmer, Pop music, Traditional music

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    Mambo, Pop music, Folk music

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    Rumba, Nuevo tango, Swing music

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    Your Song Is Good is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists

    Ska, Calypso music

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    Izaline Calister is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Calypso Bands/Artists
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    Ragtime, Folk music, Electric blues

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    Glam metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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