Tagged Guyana


Interview: Derry Etkins

Years ago, I reached out to Derry Etkins, a keyboard player from Guyana, to do an interview about his time with the band known as the Telstars. They only made one album,”Orbiting” on WIRL Records out of Barbados, which is an eloquent example of the influences artists like James Brown, Kool & the Gang and…


Interview: Vivian Lee

­ Vivian Lee is the grand old man of Guyanese entertainment. As a creative entrepreneur Lee has been involved in television, promoting stage shows, advertisement, songwriting and radio as early as the late 1940’s. He owned a record shop and ran the Ace Records label based in the capital of Georgetown. Lee was also a…

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