Lord Superior Interview

Title

Lord Superior Interview

Description

Actual Name: Andrew Marcano
Other sobriquets/nicknames: Brother Superior, Superior, Supie, Uncle Supie
Date of birth: November 30, 1937
Place of birth: Rio Claro, Trinidad and Tobago
Lived abroad: lived in U.S. 1964-1970, naturalized U.S. citizen
Awards (as of March 2018): Southern Calypso Monarch, Hummingbird Medal (Silver), 2015,
Honorary Doctor of Letters (University of West Indies, St. Augustine), 2018
Best songs/best-known songs: “Brass Crown,” “Black Coffee,” “All African,” “San Fernando Carnival,”
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Individuals heard during the interview:
LS: Lord Superior
HM: Hunter Moore
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Trinidad and Tobago terms and expressions used in the transcript:
Ah: I
Meh: my

Date

2017-10-10

Interviewer

J. Hunter Moore

Interviewee

Lord Superior (Andrew Marcano)

Location

Subject's home in Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago

Duration

47:11

Time Summary

Subject sings and/or plays guitar: 5:15, 7:12, 9:36, 12:03, 13:02, 15:28, 37:22, 38:15, 39:58
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Notes about interview: A breeze blowing through the open windows caused a periodic rumbling sound, particularly around 13:30 of the interview. As the interview begins, Superior is softly playing a guitar. He continues on and off throughout the interview.