You know what is sad. Many young people have no idea of what the Calypso was and what it meant to so many people. For me, Cousteau was the inspiration that led me to a life underwater with scuba equipment.
To this day, the song he made commemorating the Calypso still brings tears to my eyes.
Calypso - YouTube
JD certainly isn't/wasn't the only "good" musician out there, but he was amongst the very best, in my opinion.