Mike Wilkinson passes – 1960 Pic-O-De-Crop with “Dey Coming Up”

Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mike Wilkinson: winner of 1960’s Pic-O-De-Crop. Sad to say that we couldn’t find a photo of Michael Wilkinson anywhere online. If someone can send us one we’ll put it up right away.

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 4, 2010: A Barbados-born singer who was the first Barbadian to be appointed entertainment coordinator at a hotel on the island has passed away in New York.

Reports indicate that Michael Wilkinson, brother of Richard and Norma Stoute passed away in a Brooklyn hospital Sunday at the age of 74.

Wilkinson was the calypso crown winner in 1960 with the songs `Fat Woman` and `Dey Comin Up.` He moved to New York in the 1980s and continued his career singing in the Church and ministering to people in prison…

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