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Linstead Market

Info This song is in the Jamaican mento genre (not Calypso) (source). This is about a woman going to market trying to sell her fruit, but having no success. I omitted the verses about the woman’s children going hungry. Lyrics …

We Born Dey

Info Also called “You Born Deh” and “We Bawn De,” this song is in Kriol (Creole) and is said to be a patriotic Belizean song. Lyrics We born dey, we born dey, Tell dem that we born dey We born …

Welcome Song

Lyrics I’m so excited on top of the mountain, I feel a joy down in my heart, That’s why I’m singing and dancing, You are welcome with our view of the stars*, You are welcome with our view of the …

Animal Song

Lyrics 1. Alligator, hedgehog, anteater, bear, Rattlesnake, buffalo, anaconda, hare 2. Bullfrog, woodchuck, wolverine, goose, Whippoorwill, chipmunk, jackal, moose 3. Mud turtle, whale, glow-worm, bat, Salamander, snail and Maltese cat 4. Polecat, dog, wild otter, rat, Pelican, hog, dodo and …

6/8 Rhythm Visuals

6/8 Visuals Available on Down the River page: Available on When Father Papered the Parlour page: See also songs in 6/8 rhythm resources (more rhythm visuals) meter / time signature resources Extras for Plus Members Printable & Digital Rhythm Visuals

Little Lap-Dog Lullaby

Lyrics Refrain Come up horsey, hey hey, Come up horsey, hey, hey. Mama’s going to buy him a little lap-dog, Mama’s going to buy him a little lap-dog, Mama’s going to buy him a little lap-dog, Going to put him …

Thief

Lyrics Thief, yes thief, that is your name, For you stole my little friend. But I hope to get another, I shall get another friend. La la la la la La la la la la La la la la la …

Sandy McNab

Lyrics There was an old fellow named Sandy McNab, Who had for his supper a very fine crab, And had to be carried home in a cab. Recorder Notes D,G,A,B,C,D’ See also rounds songs in 3 songs with half notes …

Johnny Works with One Hammer

Lyrics 1. Johnny works with one hammer, One hammer, one hammer, Johnny works with one hammer, Then he works with two. 2. Johnny works with two hammers, Two hammers, two hammers, Johnny works with two hammers, Then he works with …

Sorida

Lyrics Sorida, sorida, rida, rida (repeat) Da da da, da da da, rida, rida (repeat) Translation Hello, hello… Motions Partners face each other, either sitting or standing Measure 1 – “So-ri” = With palms facing partner, hands circle up and …

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