"Yet again the calypso fraternity has been plunged into mourning. We have lost an icon. He was one of the early monarchs in the calypso arena. He had good music and was always willing to share his knowledge," Kommanda said."It is our loss," he added.Striker made a name for himself, particularly with his political and social commentaries.He won the Calypso King titles, as they were then known, consecutively in 1958 and 1959 with his renditions of Don't Blame the PNM, Can't Find a Job to Suit Me, Ban the Hoola Hoop and Comparison.The funeral service for Striker will be held at 3.30 pm at Belgrove's, Orange Grove Road, Tacarigua. He will be cremated at 5 pm.