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Linstead Market

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Jamaican calypso song.

Ackee: Jamaican Vegetable
Quatty: Penny, Half penny
Dem tan: They are
Nyam gran: Taste good


Carry me ackee go a Linstead market
Not a quatty wut sell

Oh, Lawd!
Not a mite, not a bite
Wat a Satiday night

E-erybody come a feel up, feel up
Not a quatty wut sell


Mek me call i' louda, Ackee! Ackee!
Red and pretty dem tan
Lady buy yuh Sunday mawnin' brekfus'
Rice and ackee nyam gran'


All the pickney come a linga-ling
Fe weh dem muma no bring



released August 19, 2017




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