Bless Up, Mi Dads: Ten Current Caribbean Artists and Their Musical Fathers

June 14, 2011

Fay Ann Lyons and Austin Lyons


Kid: Fay Ann Lyons
Why You Know Her:
Lyons is Trinidad & Tobago’s best known female soca artist, with multiple victories in the Carnival Road March and International Soca Monarch competitions, and the wife of Bunji Garlin.
Pops: Austin “Superblue” Lyons
Why You Should Know Him:
Trinidad’s first ever “Soca Monarch” is the only calypsonian to have appeared on Sesame Street, and once toured with Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney.