(Bell a Ring a Yard)
(Hill and Gully Rider)
(Brown Girl in the Ring)
(Day-O (The Banana Boat Song))
(Long Time Girl, I Never See You)
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Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Jamaica and more.
Victoria Mckenzie wrote: Does any one know the words for “hush mama baby” please, because my mum sings it to my daughter and it makes her fall asleep. All I know is… Hush mama baby, mama gone to market To buy a frock for mamas little girl. It’s from Jamaica. Hope that can [...]
Angelica wrote: We use to sing a song in school (1940s) with lyrics that went like this….”Leroy Leroy my boy be careful what you do, the tall papaya tree is much too high for you….so bring your basket down before you get a fall…” Have you heard of it? I sure would [...]
The Pig and The Sheep is a little Aesop’s fable. You can listen to it below and read along with the text… MP3 Recording of The Pig and The Sheep The Pig and The Sheep A Pig found his way into a meadow where a flock of Sheep were grazing. The shepherd caught him, and […] [...]
Here’s a short, little Aesop’s Fable called The Moon and Her Mother with an mp3 recording… MP3 Recording of The Moon and Her Mother The Moon and Her Mother The Moon once begged her Mother to make her a gown. "How can I?" replied she; "there’s no fitting your [...]
Infant Joy is a beautiful poem by William Blake from his collection of poems that he illustrated himself in 1789 called, "Songs of Innocence". Here you can see his lovely illustration and listen to the poem while you read along… MP3 Recording of Infant Joy Infant Joy I have no [...]
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