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Ritmo Calypso of New Orleans: Music

Linstead Market

(Ritmo Calypso)
July 17, 2009
Traditional
A traditional Jamaican mento song about a poor vendor who has a bad day at the market.
Linstead Market
Mi carry mi ackee go a Linstead Market
Not a quattie worth sell
Mi Carry me ackee go a Linstead Market
Not a quattie worth sell
Lord what night, not a bite
What a Saturday night
Lawd what a night not a bite
What a Saturday night
Everybody come feel up, feel up
Not a quattie worth sell
Everybody come feel up, feel up
Not a quattie worth sell
Lord what night, not a bite
What a Saturday night
Lawd what a night not a bite
What a Saturday night
Do mi mommy nuh beat mi kill mi
Sake a Merry-go-round
Do mi mommy don’t beat me kill
Sake a American rum
Lord what night, not a bite
What a Saturday night
Lawd what a night not a bite
What a Saturday night
All di pickney dem a linga linga
Fi weh dem mumma no bring
All di pickney dem a linga linga
Fi weh dem mumma no bring
Lawd, what a night, not a bite
What a Satiday night
Lawd, what a night, not a bite
How di pickney gwine feed?