Gypsy Interview

Title

Gypsy Interview

Description

Actual name: Winston Peters
Date of birth: October 20, 1952
Place of birth: Trinidad and Tobago
Lived abroad: since 1968 has divided time between U.S. and T&T, naturalized U.S. citizen
Awards (as of 2018): 1997 National Calypso Monarch, Nine times National Extempo Monarch
Best songs/best-known songs: “Sinkin’ Ship,” “Little Black Boy,” “Soca Train”
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Individuals heard during interview:
G: Gypsy
HM: Hunter Moore
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Trinidad and Tobago terms and expressions as used in the interview:
BG: British Guyana
Cobo: turkey vulture

Date

October 25, 2017

Interviewer

J. Hunter Moore

Interviewee

Gypsy (Winston Peters)

Location

Queens Park West, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Duration

35:52

Time Summary

Subject sings, plays guitar: 1:22, 7:35, 9:30, 13:22, 15:34, 22:58, 32:16
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Notes about interview: the subject quietly plays guitar throughout the interview. Beginning at 28:26 a leaf blower is heard in the background.