Shanto

General information

Shanto is a form of Guyanese music, related to both calypso and mento. It became a major part of early popular music through its use in Guyanese vaudeville shows; songs are topical and light-hearted, often accompanied by a guitar.

(from the article Shanto of Wikipedia)

Selected examples


Video A

 


Video B

 


Video C

 


Video D

 

List of shanto musicians

Comments on how to improve the content of this page, to report omissions of bands or musicians connected to this genre of caribbean music or mistakes in search results (spelling, alternative names, etc) are warmly welcome below.

Comment

You need to be a member of musicfly.cο A social network about music to add comments!

Join musicfly.cο A social network about music

THIS DAY IN MUSIC HISTORY

Members

© 2018   Created by musicfly.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service