Children's Jamaican Songs and Games

Children's Jamaican Songs and Games

Louise Bennett FW07250 / FC 7250

Louise Bennett leads irresistible ring games that have been the favorites of Jamaican children across generations. Many songs retain a specifically African or British flavor.

"The Sounds of an Island: Jamaican Music for the Classroom"

Year Released 1957
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1957 Folkways Records
Genre(s) Caribbean; Children's; World
Country(s) Jamaica
Culture Group(s) African Caribbean
Subject(s) Calypso; Music--Juvenile; World music

Download Liner Notes

101 Rocky Road Louise Bennett 1:32
102 Manuel Ground Louise Bennett 2:56
103 Brown Girl in the Ring Louise Bennett 3:35
104 Jane and Louisa Louise Bennett 2:34
105 River Bank Covalley Louise Bennett 3:07
201 Rhyme Oh Louise Bennett 1:28
202 Little Sally Water Louise Bennett 1:49
203 Jamaican Alphabet Louise Bennett 1:43
204 Sally When You Marry Louise Bennett 1:02
205 Ay-Zuzuma Louise Bennett 1:28
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