Christmas Greeting (Jamaica)

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Christmas Greeting

Published Dec 1, 2003

(To the tune of Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, etc...)

Breadfruits roastin on an open fire
Mongrels nipping at your toes
Dancehall songs being sung by a choir
An we dress up in we bashment clothes

Everybody knows

When gungo cook an sorrel flow
Yu dun know seh de season brite
Gal an bwoy wid dem starlight a glow
Dem naw go waan fe sleep tonite

Dem know seh joyride deh pon di way
Wit music rockin, rockin tru de day
An all de chicken dem a try fi spy
Fi see is which one a dem is gwine fry

An so, we want to big up everywan
All kidz from one to ninety-two
Aldoah money dun
Have a hole heap a fun
Irie Chrismus, Irie Chrismus ... to yuuuu!!

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