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The seas brought the songs to the sands

While other Caribbean islands were built on the rhythms of reggae and soca, Cayman’s distinct roots grew from gospel and country music. Country music first...

Calypso Cowboy gets suspended sentence for wounding would-be thief

Dexter Bodden, also known as the Calypso Cowboy, was given a 20-month suspended prison sentence for wounding a would-be burglar with a machete.

‘Calypso Cowboy’ pleads guilty to wounding

Dexter Bodden, a musician popularly known as the Calypso Cowboy, pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding Tuesday following a Goodyear hearing in Grand Court.

Calypso cowboy in court for wounding

Dexter Kelvin Alonzo Bodden, the singer/guitarist known as Calypso Cowboy, appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday facing charges of wounding.

Arrest, release in musician shooting case

The Cayman Islands musician who was shot outside his home on Monday, Jan. 15, told the Cayman Compass this week that he believes he knows who shot him and suspects retaliation was the motive in connection with the incident.

‘Coconut Cowboy’ Dexter Bodden recovers from gunshot wound

He is still bandaged up and hurting, but Cayman’s “Coconut Cowboy” Dexter Bodden said Tuesday that he was ready to leave the hospital after being shot outside his home eight days ago.

Cayman musician ‘Calypso Cowboy’ still in hospital

Dexter Bodden, “The Calypso Cowboy,” remained in hospital Wednesday after he was shot outside his George Town home Monday night.

Cayman’s ‘Calypso Cowboy’ shot outside home

A Cayman Islands musician known as “The Calypso Cowboy” was shot outside his George Town home Monday night.

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