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The Esso Trinidad Steel Band

Band, TT
Reggae and World
A.k.a. Trinidad Steel Drummers

Steel band from Trinidad. Also known as 'The Esso Tripoli Steel Band'. For the Esso sponsored band from Barbados use Esso Steel band. Originally named "The TRIPOLI Trinidad Steel Band", the outfit briefly renamed themselves "The ESSO Trinidad Steel Band" when the petroleum corporation Esso began sponsoring the group in 1964. But when Esso cancelled its sponsorship, the group again rechristened itself to the Tripoli Trinidad Steel Band. Some copies of this LP had stickers affixed to the front replacing the word "Esso" in the title with "Tripoli"


Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Calypso Rock / I Want You BackOriginal Tropicana Steel Band / The Esso Trinidad Steel Band2007Single
MomentumHugh Borde & The Esso Trinidad Steel Band1985Album
Magie CaraïbeThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1973Album
Hits Of The Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band - Trinidadian Reggae Style MusicThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1973Album
SuperstarThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1971Single
Super GroupThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1971Album
EssoThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1971Album
CeciliaThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1971Single
CalypsoThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1971Album
Encore!The Esso Trinidad Steel Band1968Album
Calypso ChristmasThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1967Album
On TourThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1967Album
Esso Steel Band - Vol. 2The Esso Trinidad Steel Band1960Album
Esso Steel Band Vol. 1The Esso Trinidad Steel Band1959Album
Steel Band From TrinidadThe Esso Trinidad Steel Band1957Album
Music From TrinidadEd Harper's Quartet / Boys Town Steel Orchestra, The Esso Trinidad Steel Band1957Album
Live It UpHugh Borde & The Esso Trinidad Steel BandAlbum
Trinidad Steel BandsThe Esso Trinidad Steel BandAlbum
Brown Skin Gal / L'homme A La Grosse TeteThe Esso Trinidad Steel BandSingle
MichelleThe Esso Trinidad Steel BandSingle
I Want You BackThe Esso Trinidad Steel BandSingle
Variatons On SteelHugh Borde & The Esso Trinidad Steel BandAlbum
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