Linstead Market

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Jamaican calypso song.

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

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

(Refrain)
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

Refrain

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

Refrain

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

Refrain

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released August 19, 2017

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FarmWise Education is a hands on farm experience for children. We learn songs from around the world and learn how these songs both tell stories and lift the spirit.
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