Harry Belafonte
Transposer

Jamaica Farewell


Irving Burgie


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Song : A
Intro:
D G A D
D G A D

D G
Down the way where the nights are gay
D A D
and the sun shines daily on the mountain top.
G
I took a trip an a sailing ship
D A D
and when we reached Jamaica, I made a stop.


Chorus :
D G
But I`m sad to say, I`m on my way,
A D
won`t be back for many a day,
D G
my heart is down, my head is turning around,
D A D
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston Town.


Solo :
D G A D
D G A D

D G
Sounds of laughter everywhere,
D A D
and the dancing girls sway to and fro.
G
I must declare my heart is there,
D A D
though I have been from Maine to Mexico.


Chorus :
D G
But I`m sad to say, I`m on my way,
A D
won`t be back for many a day,
D G
my heart is down, my head is turning around,
D A D
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston Town.

Solo :
D G A D
D G A D

D G
Down a the market you can hear
D A D
Ladies cry out while on their heads they bear
G
Ackee, rice, saltfish are nice
D A D
and the rum tastes fine any time of year.

Chorus :
D G
But I`m sad to say, I`m on my way,
A D
won`t be back for many a day,
D G
my heart is down, my head is turning around,
D A D
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston Town.

Solo :
D G A D
D G A D
D G
Down the way where the nights are gay
D A D
and the sun shines daily on the mountain top.
G
I took a trip an a sailing ship
D A D
and when we reached Jamaica, I made a stop.


Chorus :

D G
But I`m sad to say, I`m on my way,
A D
won`t be back for many a day,
D G
my heart is down, my head is turning around,
D A D
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston Town.

D G
sad to say, I`m on my way,
A D
won`t be back for many a day,
D G
my heart is down, my head is turning around,
D A D
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston Town.

Outro :
D G A D
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