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Lord Flea

Lord Flea (given birth to Norman Thomas) was among the originators of contemporary calypso. Allegedly dubbed “Calypso ruler of Jamaica” in 1951, Lord Flea made an appearance in American-made movies such as for example “Bop Girl Runs Calypso” and “Calypso Joe.” In the past due-’50s, Lord Flea was highlighted, along with Lord Kitchener, in NY as an associate of Geoffrey Holder’s revue, Caribbean Celebration. Accompanied by his music group, The Calypsonians, Lord Flea documented an record, Swingin’ Calypsos, for Capitol in 1957.

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