Towns of Jamaica

DESCRIPTION: The singer says Jamaica has towns and districts with funny names and names some towns and parishes.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (WILBennett01)
KEYWORDS: humorous moniker nonballad
FOUND IN: West Indies(Jamaica)
Louise Bennett, "Towns of Jamaica" (on WILBennett01)
NOTES [28 words]: The song reminds me most in tune and pattern of The Flanagan Brothers' "The Half a Crown Song" (1996, on "The Tunes We Like to Play on Paddy's Day," Viva Voce CD 007). - BS
Last updated in version 3.7
File: RcTowJam

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