Web Posted - Thursday April 1, 2021
When Steel Talks

Rudolph Charles remains... The Baddest Desperado

by Dalton Narine

The funeral of Desperadoes' Rudolph Charles

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - Thirty-six years ago, Laventille’s Rudolph Charles shuffled off this mortal coil and went out in style - a glam funeral service, his soul encased in the Chariot pans he invented and three religions vying for meager props at his rites on the banks of the Caroni - as an age of innocence was nearing its own death.