Hopeful signs

I came back to live in Guyana in 2008 with no illusions, no pipe dreams, no blindness to the reality of life here.  I had become very familiar with the day-to-day angst in the homeland from the personal experiences of coming to the country for over 40 years. From early 1968, when a song I had written for Tradewinds called ‘Honeymooning Couple’ became a hit across the Caribbean, I had been coming to Guyana, as a working musician or a visitor, virtually every year – sometimes twice in a year.  On some occasions I would stay at the Pegasus with the other band members, but most of the time I stayed with my friend Freddy Abdool and his wife Carmen…to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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