Growling Tiger

Neville Marcano (1916–13 May 1993), known as the Growling Tiger, was a Trinidadian calypsonian.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1916

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist

Notes: Credited as Tiger (Neville Marcano) on RCA issues.

See Also: Tiger (Neville Marcano)

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-04634 10-in. 2/7/1937 Beat them, cuff them, Joe Louis! Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Growling Tiger Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and tamboo bamboo vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-04635 10-in. 2/7/1937 What I want from my girls Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Growling Tiger Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-04636 10-in. 2/7/1937 Maraval girls Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Growling Tiger Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-04637 10-in. 2/7/1937 Leave me all alone Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Tiger Neville Marcano Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-04638 10-in. 2/7/1937 Mathilda Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Growling Tiger Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-04639 10-in. 2/7/1937 Death Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Growling Tiger Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-04647 10-in. 2/7/1937 Is this a religion? Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Growling Tiger Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-04648 10-in. 2/7/1937 Lazy man Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Tiger Neville Marcano Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-04652 10-in. 2/10/1937 The runaway bridegroom Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Tiger Neville Marcano Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-04653 10-in. 2/10/1937 Creole girl vs. Indian girl Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Tiger Neville Marcano Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-04654 10-in. 2/10/1937 Emilia's love Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Tiger Neville Marcano Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-04656 10-in. 2/10/1937 Obeah man Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Tiger Neville Marcano Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-04657 10-in. 2/10/1937 Out the fire Bert McLean's Jazz Hounds ; Tiger Neville Marcano Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Decca 39410 10-in. 3/15/1935 Dingo Lay Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 39413 10-in. 3/15/1935 Empty pride Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 39418 10-in. 3/18/1935 Money is king Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 39423 10-in. 3/18/1935 Trinidad-My home Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 39424 10-in. 3/18/1935 Congo bara Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 39426 10-in. 3/20/1935 Go down the valley Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 39427 10-in. 3/20/1935 Marabella wedding Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 39429 10-in. 3/20/1935 Mannie Dookie Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 39431 10-in. 3/20/1935 From hell to luxury Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 39433 10-in. 3/20/1935 War Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 39434 10-in. 3/20/1935 Shango Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 39448 10-in. 3/22/1935 Sadu man Neville Marcano vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 77 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Growling Tiger," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107268.

Growling Tiger. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107268.

"Growling Tiger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107268

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.