Web Posted - Tuesday
June 22, 2021
When Steel Talks - Exclusive - Reboot
Songwriter, PanMan Winsford “Joker” Devine - the Man, the Songs, the Legend - UpClose!
Global - He is one of the most prolific, well-known songwriters to have ever walked the planet. With over 600 (six hundred) songs under his belt and to his credit, his songs have shaped and influenced generations. And in no short order he is one of the greatest creators of songs that have defined and championed all aspects of Trinidad and Tobago life and culture. Music that has touched the soul, defined and crossed generations, are undeniably his..
From Sparrow’s ‘Rope,’ to Baron’s ‘Somebody,’ to Machel Montano’s ‘Too Young To Soca’ to Mighty Trini’s ‘Sailing’ and so many more - these world-renowned artists have all profited significantly from the pen of Winsford “Joker” Devine. In an exclusive interview with When Steel Talks, the former panist and eternal songwriting great pulls no punches as he lays out his career experiences, pains, disappointments and triumphs.