USD $500 appearance fee instituted for the preliminaries of New York Panorama

Satisfiers win New York Panorama

Paddington Youth wins Panorama in the United Kingdom

Halcyon wins Antigua Panorama

City Symphony wins Panorama in Grenada

Chronicle Atlantic Steel Orchestra wins Guyana’s National Steelband Competition

South Steelband Movement forms in Trinidad; they stage their own Panorama in Skinner Park, San Fernando, south Trinidad

Starlift wins Trinidad & Tobago Panorama with the tune Du Du Yemi

J & B Starlift wins St. Vincent panorama

Aruba features 18 steelbands in their steel band competition.

Quadraphonic Pans invented by Rudolph Charles

Triple Second invented by Rudolph Charles

Starlift on stage performing Dudu Yemi