Lord Invader

Real Name:
Rupert Westmore Grant
Profile:
Lord Invader (Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, 1915 - New York, 1962) was a calypso vocalist and songwriter, notably of Rum And Coca-Cola, which was plagiarised by Morey Amsterdam and the Andrews Sisters. Grant performed and recorded in Trinidad from the 1930s, New York from the 1940s, and toured the UK and Europe in 1956, before settling in New York.
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Albums

614, 5007, 5008, 5009 Lord Invader - Calypso album art Lord Invader And Lord Beginner With Felix And His Internationals Lord Invader And Lord Beginner With Felix And His Internationals - Calypso (Album) Disc Records, Disc Records, Disc Records, Disc Records 614, 5007, 5008, 5009 US 1946 Sell This Version
628 Lord Invader - Calypso Vol. 2 album art Macbeth*, Duke Of Iron*, Lord Invader Acc. By Felix And His Internationals Macbeth*, Duke Of Iron*, Lord Invader Acc. By Felix And His Internationals - Calypso Vol. 2(3xShellac, 10", Album) Disc Records 628 US 1946 Sell This Version
640 Lord Invader - Calypso Vol. 3 album art Lord Invader With Felix And His Internationals Lord Invader With Felix And His Internationals - Calypso Vol. 3(2xShellac, 10", Album) Disc Records 640 US 1947 Sell This Version
FP 914 Lord Invader - Calypso With The Lord Invader album art Lord Invader Calypso With The Lord Invader Folkways Records FP 914 US 1955 Sell This Version
AFLP 1808 Lord Invader - Calypso album art Lord Invader Calypso (Album) Audio Fidelity AFLP 1808 US 1956 Sell This Version
FC 7262 Lord Invader - There's A Brown Boy In The Ring album art Lord Invader There's A Brown Boy In The Ring(10") Folkways Records FC 7262 US 1959 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

17429 Lord Invader - Soffie Bellah / Scorpion album art Lord Invader / Atilla The Hun Lord Invader / Atilla The Hun - Soffie Bellah / Scorpion(Shellac, 10") Decca 17429 US 1939 Sell This Version
502 Lord Invader - Don't Bother Matilda / Dorothy Went To Bathe album art Lord Invader, The Lion Lord Invader, The Lion - Don't Bother Matilda / Dorothy Went To Bathe(Shellac, 10", Mono) Musicraft 502 US 1947 Sell This Version
SG.107 Lord Invader - One Gone / The Sport Pool album art Fitzroy Alexander "Melody"* / Rupert Grant "Lord Invader"* Fitzroy Alexander "Melody"* / Rupert Grant "Lord Invader"* - One Gone / The Sport Pool(Shellac, 10") SaGomes SG.107 Trinidad & Tobago 1951 Sell This Version
SG.103 Lord Invader - We Want Ramadin On The Ball / McGee album art Norman Span "King Radio"* / Rupert Grant "Lord Invader"* Norman Span "King Radio"* / Rupert Grant "Lord Invader"* - We Want Ramadin On The Ball / McGee(Shellac, 10") SaGomes SG.103 Trinidad & Tobago 1951 Sell This Version
1359 Lord Invader - Mister Don't Touch Me Bumper / Hurricane Connie album art Lord Invader, Rupert Nurse Calypso Band* Lord Invader, Rupert Nurse Calypso Band* - Mister Don't Touch Me Bumper / Hurricane Connie(Shellac, 10") Melodisc (3) 1359 UK 1956 Sell This Version
N.15060 Lord Invader - Prince Rainier album art Lord Invader And His Calypso Quintet* Prince Rainier(Shellac, 10", Mono) Pye Nixa N.15060 UK 1957 Sell This Version
M.30731 Lord Invader - Dock Site Baby / Go For It album art Lord Invader, King Radio Lord Invader, King Radio - Dock Site Baby / Go For It(Shellac, 10", Single) Decca M.30731 Unknown Sell This Version
MRR001 Lord Invader - My Experience On The Raper Band album art Lord Invader & His Calypso Band* My Experience On The Raper Band(7", Ltd) Marga Rita Records MRR001 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
RC 101 Lord Invader - Lord Invader Sings His Own Calypso's album art Lord Invader With Valentino And His Calypsonians Lord Invader With Valentino And His Calypsonians - Lord Invader Sings His Own Calypso's(7", EP, Promo) Heineken RC 101 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
M.30734 Lord Invader - The Soldiers Came And Broke Up My Life / Madame, Take Back You Basket album art Lord Invader (Rupert Grant)* / King Radio (Norman Span)* Lord Invader (Rupert Grant)* / King Radio (Norman Span)* - The Soldiers Came And Broke Up My Life / Madame, Take Back You Basket(Shellac, 10") Decca M.30734 UK Unknown Sell This Version
17460 Lord Invader - Saga Boy's In Town / Matrimony  album art Lord Invader / Mighty Destroyer Lord Invader / Mighty Destroyer - Saga Boy's In Town / Matrimony (Shellac, 10") Decca 17460 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

SFW CD 40454 Lord Invader - Calypso In New York album art Lord Invader Calypso In New York(CD, Comp) Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40454 US 2000 Sell This Version
CR REV 150 Lord Invader - Master Stickfighter In New York album art Lord Invader & His Calypso Band* Master Stickfighter In New York (Comp) Rev-Ola CR REV 150 Europe 2006 Sell This Version