The Trinidad Road March is a song fitting for dancing and jumping up in the streets. A road-march song is usually delineated by a quick repetitious and rousing chorus. In the early times, Lord Kitchener was considered the king of the road-march. He still owns the record with eleven road-marches. The road-march are the tunes played by steel or brass bands on the roads on Carnival Monday and Tuesday.
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People nowadays keep saying that we have changed calypso over the years. I say why not? We had to change, for calypso is a live and living thing. – The Mighty Sparrow“Raise Yuh Hand, Jump up and Get on Bad!”: New Developments in Soca Music in Trinidad by Lorraine Leu
If you want to learn more about Trinidad, check out the following articles: Waving Gallery, Doux-doux and Bad John. In addition to Trinidad Road March’s song traditions from Lord Kitchener, there is also Trini folklore, such as Papa Bois is an oral tradition meant to pass on the stories to the next generation. Other Trini phrases in the vernacular are Light Candle, Sprawl Off.