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Harry Belafonte - Jamaica Farewell Ukulele

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Jamaica Farewell Ukulele

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Harry Belafonte
Jamaica Farewell


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1. Down the way where the lights a gay

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    and the sun shines daily on the mountain top.


    I took a trip an a sailing ship

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    and when we reached Jamaica, I made a stop.


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But I`m sad to say, I`m  on my way,

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won`t be back for many a day,

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my heart is down, my head is turning around,

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I had to leave a little girl in Kingston Town.


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2. Down a the market you can hear

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    ladies cry out what on the heads their bear.


    Haki, rice, salt and fish are nice

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    and the rum tastes fine any time of year. + CHORUS


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3. Sounds of laughter everywhere,

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    and the dancing girls sway to and fro.


    I must declare my heart is there,

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    though I have been from Maine to Mexico. + CHORUS


4. = 1 .  + CHORUS


(Harry Belafonte)
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