Winsford Devine interview

Title

Winsford Devine interview

Description

Actual Name: Winsford Devine
Other sobriquets/nicknames: Joker
Date of birth: August 15, 1943
Location of birth: Morne Diablo, Trinidad and Tobago
Awards (as of March 2018): Honorary Doctor of Letters (University of West Indies, St. Augustine), 2018, Honorary Distinguished Fellow, The Arts (University of Trinidad and Tobago), 2016, Hummingbird Medal (Silver), 2015
Best songs/best-known songs: “Progress,” “Saltfish,” “Phillip, My Dear,” “Steelband Woman,” “Capitalism Gone Mad,” “Say Say,” “Too Young to Soca,” and many, many others
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Individuals heard during the interview:
WD: Winsford Devine
GB: GB Ballantyne
HM: Hunter Moore
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Trinidad and Tobago terms and expressions as used in the interview:
Dey: there
Eh: ain’t,
Mih: my, I
Yuh: you

Date

2017-11-02

Interviewer

J. Hunter Moore

Interviewee

Winsford Devine

Location

Subject’s home in Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago

Bit Rate/Frequency

43:30

Time Summary

Subject sings: 7:01
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(Interview begins mid-sentence.)