SOCA - Soul of Calypso Unisex V-Neck T-Shirt (White)

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SOCA simply means the (So)ul of (Ca)lypso, however the name has nothing to do with the fusion of American Soul music and Calypso, as Soca is rhythmically a fusion of African/Calypso and East Indian rhythms. Soca's history is multi-faceted. Lord Shorty, its inventor, initially spelled his musical hybrid as 'sokah'. "I never spelt it s-o-c-a. It was s-o-k-a-h to reflect the East Indian influence." The s-o-c-a spelling quickly became the popular spelling after a journalist, Ivor Ferreira, interviewed Shorty for an article that was published during the 1976 Trinidad Carnival season. The article was titled "Shorty is Doing Soca" and so s-o-c-a quickly became the accepted spelling for this new modern style of Calypso music.

This unisex tee has a classic v-neck cut and fits like a well-loved favorite.

• 100% combed ring-spun cotton
• Pre-shrunk fabric
• Regular fit
• Side-seamed construction
• Coverstitched v-neck and hemmed sleeves
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping

SOCA

Soca simply means the (So)ul of (Ca)lypso. Soca is rhythmically a fusion of African/Calypso and East Indian rhythms.

Size guide

  XS S M L XL 2XL
Body Length (inches) 26 ¾ 27 ¾ 28 ¾ 29 ¾ 30 ¾ 31 ¾
Body Width (inches) 16 ½ 18 20 22 24 26
  XS S M L XL 2XL
Body Length (cm) 68 70 73 76 78 81
Body Width (cm) 42 46 51 56 61 66

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