Jamaica Festival Song winner for 1977 – Eric Donaldson with “Sweet Jamaica”
Lyrics from: http://www.wowlyrics.com
Sweet Jamaica is now on the move.
Help me with my song and let the people dem come sing along.
Tek up yu cutlass, yu shovel and yu hoe.
Tek up yu boots dem, people let us go.
Call out the youth man, rallo let us show.
Sweet Jamaica we really want to grow.
If dem a dreadlock, run dem mek them come.
If dem a screwface, run dem mek them come.
If dem a baldhead, run dem mek them come.
Run dem, run dem, run dem mek them come.
Rain a fall but the dut be tough.
Pull up yu sleeve man nuh tell mi bout no hard luck.
Come on Fatty just leave Daddy,
Let the man come dig grung with me.
Today we sow, tomorrow we reap.
Then every ting will…
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