11. Far From Home – Calypso Rose

Calypso Rose or Linda Mc Cartha Monica Sandy-Lewis (born 1940) is considered the “mother of calypso“. She resides in Queens, New York and regularly returns to Trinidad and Tobago. She has won many Caribbean awards.

Teaching Point

This song (Far from Home, 2016) can be used as a teaching tool for social studies. It can be used to introduce students to the sensitive topic of migration. The students can discuss the reasons for migration and consider the reasons someone would migrate.

Song – Far From Home