Jamaican History: Jamaica National Song – I pledge my heart

  NATIONAL SONG: I PLEDGE MY HEART I pledge my heart forever To serve with humble pride This shining homeland, ever So long as earth abide. I pledge my heart, this island As God and faith shall live My work, my strength, my love and My loyalty to give. O green isle of the Indies, … Continue reading Jamaican History: Jamaica National Song – I pledge my heart

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Jamaican History: Jamaica Land of Beauty

JAMAICA LAND OF BEAUTY Word: A. L. Hendricks Music: Lloyd Hall Jamaica land of beauty, We promise faithfully To serve thee with our talents and bring our gifts to thee Jamaica we will always in honour of thy name Work steadfastly and wisely and never bring thee ShameFrom riverside to mountain from cane-field to the sea Our … Continue reading Jamaican History: Jamaica Land of Beauty

Jamaica Festival Song History: 1977 – Watch Eric Donaldson with “Sweet Jamaica”

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 … Continue reading Jamaica Festival Song History: 1977 – Watch Eric Donaldson with “Sweet Jamaica”

Jamaica Festival Song History: 1978 – Watch Eric Donaldson with “Land of my Birth”

Jamaica Festival Song winner for 1978 - Eric Donaldson with "Land of my Birth" Lyrics from: http://www.wowlyrics.com Ooh, Ooh, Ooh, Ooh, Ooh, Aah, Aah, Aah This is the land of my birth; I say this is the land of my birth. I say this is Jamaica, my Jamaica, the land of my birth. I will never … Continue reading Jamaica Festival Song History: 1978 – Watch Eric Donaldson with “Land of my Birth”