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 (Results 26-50 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 77 records)


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Growling Tiger," accessed February 2, 2023,

Growling Tiger. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 2, 2023, from

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