Jamaica Farewell chords – birds on a wire

 Birds On A Wire (Rosemary Standley & Dom La Nena) - Jamaica Farewell (Harry Belafonte cover)


 A Bm 
Down the way where the nights are gay
 E A  
The sun shines daily on the mountain top
 F#m Bm 
I took a trip on a sailing ship
 E E7 A 
And when I reached Jamaica I made a stop


 A Bm 
I'm sad to say I'm on my way
 E A  
I won't be back for many a day
 F#m Bm 
My heart is down, my head is turning around
 E E7 A 
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston town


 A Bm 
Down the market you can hear
 E A  
Ladies cry out while on their heads they bear
 F#m Bm 
'Akey' rice, salt fish are nice
 E E7 A 
And the rum is fine any time of year


 A Bm 
I'm sad to say I'm on my way
 E A  
I won't be back for many a day
 F#m Bm 
My heart is down, my head is turning around
 E E7 A 
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston town


 A Bm 
Sounds of laughter everywhere
 E A  
And the dancing girls sway to and fro
 F#m Bm 
I must declare my heart is there
 E E7 A 
Though I've been from Maine to Mexico


 A Bm 
I'm sad to say I'm on my way
 E A  
Won't be back for many a day
 F#m Bm 
My heart is down, my head is turning around
 E E7 A 
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston town


 A Bm 
Down the way where the nights are gay
 E A  
And the sun shines daily on the mountain top
 F#m Bm 
I took a trip on a sailing ship
 E E7 A 
And when I reached Jamaica I made a stop


 A Bm 
I'm sad to say I'm on my way
 E A  
Won't be back for many a day
 F#m Bm 
My heart is down, my head is turning around
 E E7 A 
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston town


 A Bm 
Sad to say I'm on my way
 E A  
Won't be back for many a day
 F#m Bm 
My heart is down, my head is turning around
 E E7 A 
I had to leave a little girl in Kingston town

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