Linstead Market is a Calypso song about a mother who goes to the Linstead Market to sell her ackee fruit (see photo), but she doesn't sell any. Meanwhile the kids are hungry, and in the end, the mother wonders how she's going to feed them.

Linstead Market - Jamaican Children's Songs - Jamaica - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

*Nothing sold
**Meaning the mother didn't bring food because she didn't sell anything.

Note: The photo at the top of page is ackee fruit.

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Glasceta Honeyghan for contributing this song.

Standard English: Mama Lisa (I welcome help fine-tuning it.)

Photo of Ackee: Wikipedia

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