Experimentation period begins

Roaring Lion – first calypso ever composed for the steelband

Alexander Ragtime Band

Brute Force (Antigua) – first band to use rubber on sticks to play bass

Hollywood influence on band names (violence, force, terror, heroes & movies)

Hell Yard >> “All Stars”

Merry Boys >> “Casablanca”

Laventille Boys >> “Desperadoes”

River Lady >> “Destination Tokyo”

Age of the “Badjohn”