Calypso message: Free them … The Mighty Gabby (Barbados)


The Cuban Five are National Heroes

Anthony Carter, known as Mighty Gabby is a Barbadian calypsonian and a Cultural Ambassador for the island of Barbados. He won the calypso crown in Barbados at age 19 in 1968 and went on to win the Calypso king title again in 1969, 1976, 1985, 1999, 2000 and again in 2010. He has written over 700 songs and was awarded Folk Singer Of The Year in 1977, 1978, 1979. He wrote a song about the Cuban 5 called FREE THEM. Mighty Gabby recently participated in the “5 Days for the Cuban 5” in Washington DC and performed in a number of activities.

Below is a letter from the Mighty Gabby to President Obama calling for freedom for the Continue reading