Calypso Mama

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Calypso Mama, real name Maureen Verlene Duvalier, (born 14 May 1926) is a legendary Bahamian blues/calypso artist.[1]

Early life[edit]

Calypso Mama was born to Bahamian parents. Her grandfather on her father's side is from Haiti and is related to former dictator, François Duvalier.[2]

Famous Songs[edit]

  • Yes, Yes, Yes (2:53)[3]


  1. ^ "Junkanoo Queen". The Nassau Guardian. 12 January 2004. Retrieved 2009-02-12. 
  2. ^ "Navigating Bahamian-Haitian Identity". Kreyolicious. Retrieved 2014-07-19. 
  3. ^ "Various Artists: Calypso: Vintage Songs from the Caribbean". PopMatters. 3 June 2003. Retrieved 2009-02-12.