Growling Tiger

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

Birth and Death Data: Born 1916, Died 1993

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist

Notes: Credited as Tiger (Neville Marcano) on RCA issues. Often listed on disc label as "Tiger (Neville Marcano)."

See Also: Tiger (Neville Marcano)

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

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  
Decca 39450 10-in. 3/22/1935 Marian le' go me man Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 39452 10-in. 3/22/1935 Emily Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 39454 10-in. 3/22/1935 Don't le' me mother know Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 39456 10-in. 3/22/1935 Sa Gomes emporiums Keskidee Trio vocalist  
Decca 60967 10-in. 4/2/1936 The gold in Africa Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60969 10-in. 4/2/1936 Yaraba shango Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60971 10-in. 4/2/1936 Sheila Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60983 10-in. 4/4/1936 Delcina Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60984 10-in. 4/4/1936 Point cumama Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60987 10-in. 4/4/1936 Movie stars Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60989 10-in. 4/4/1936 Try a screw to get through Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60991 10-in. 4/7/1936 Ask no questions Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60992 10-in. 4/7/1936 Monkey Hubert R. Charles ; Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60993 10-in. 4/7/1936 The rats Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60995 10-in. 4/7/1936 Radio maintain your child Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60996 10-in. 4/7/1936 Hell yard and George St. King Radio ; The Lion [Hubert R. Charles] ; The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 60997 10-in. 4/7/1936 Workers appeal Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 60998 10-in. 4/7/1936 Blue basin Neville Marcano vocalist  
Decca 61005 10-in. 4/8/1936 Send your children to the orp .. King Radio ; The Lion [Hubert R. Charles] ; The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 61012 10-in. 4/8/1936 [Unknown title(s)] King Radio ; The Lion [Hubert R. Charles] ; The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 61014 10-in. 4/9/1936 They couldn't stop the masque The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 61016 10-in. 4/9/1936 The whe whe banker wedding The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 61017 10-in. 4/9/1936 The mysterious Tunapuna woman Gerald Clark and his Caribbean Serenaders vocalist  
Decca 61019 10-in. 4/9/1936 Bandandea The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 61030 10-in. 4/11/1936 War King Radio ; The Lion [Hubert R. Charles] ; The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 61032 10-in. 4/11/1936 Don't break it I say King Radio ; The Lion [Hubert R. Charles] ; The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 61033 10-in. 4/11/1936 Millington King Radio ; The Lion [Hubert R. Charles] ; The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 72917 10-in. 6/7/1945 What are you doing in my gallery The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 72918 10-in. 6/7/1945 Interpreting Shango The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 72919 6/7/1945 Mary Ann The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 72920 10-in. 6/7/1945 Yankee cook disguised The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 72921 10-in. 6/7/1945 The missing gold from the C.I. The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 72922 10-in. 6/7/1945 Lost babies The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 72923 10-in. 6/7/1945 Angeline The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 72924 10-in. 6/7/1945 Shango The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91446 10-in. 3/10/1938 The beautiful land of Eire The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91447 10-in. 3/10/1938 Civil war in Spain The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91448 10-in. 3/10/1938 Don't want them to stand me by(?) The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91449 10-in. 3/10/1938 Next door neighbour The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91458 10-in. 3/12/1938 Barre-a-oh (Instrumental) Atilla, the Hun [Raymond Quevedo] ; John Buddy Williams Blue Rhythm Orchestra ; The Lion [Hubert R. Charles] ; Lord Executor ; The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91459 10-in. 3/12/1938 Marian (Instrumental) Atilla, the Hun [Raymond Quevedo] ; John Buddy Williams Blue Rhythm Orchestra ; The Lion [Hubert R. Charles] ; Lord Executor ; The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91463 10-in. 3/14/1938 Down the road The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91464 10-in. 3/14/1938 Darling Kimberlin The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91465 10-in. 3/14/1938 Senorita Panchita The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91466 10-in. 3/14/1938 Emilia The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91470 10-in. 3/12/1938 Gertrude John "Buddy" Williams Blue Rhythm Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 91471 10-in. 3/12/1938 Miss Marie's advice John "Buddy" Williams Blue Rhythm Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 91925 10-in. 2/8/1940 Let them fight for ten thousand ... The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91932 10-in. 2/8/1940 No no no Miss Angeline The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91933 10-in. 2/8/1940 In my own native land The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91947 10-in. 2/9/1940 Ah neighbours, neighbours The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  
Decca 91980 10-in. 2/12/1940 Ellis Nottingham The Tiger [Neville Marcano] vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Growling Tiger," accessed February 8, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107268.

Growling Tiger. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 8, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107268.

"Growling Tiger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 8 February 2023.

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

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