JACKIEMO BARNES

by JACKIEMO BARNES
(LONDON, ONTARIO, CANADA)

I HAVE PENNED SOME ORIGINAL SONGS OF A CALYPSO NATURE, HOPING TO PUT THEM ON A CD IN THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.

Thanks for your website that provides so much inspiration to compose in this phenomenal style.
I hope to make a trip to T & T a reality in a few months. I have been in mothballs so to speak the last four years due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Calypso has bee a music to help sustain my love of life and mental outlook. HAVE TO GET TO THE TROPICS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Music for kids has been my major inspiration (retired educator).
I have about 15 original melodies and sets of song lyrics.
CALYPSO HOLIDAY
Come wid' me to a paradise.
Leave behind snow and freezing ice.
Pack your bags and then jump a jet.
Problems worries you"ll soon forget.
See the green and blue as you land -
rolling waves and the crystal sand
Flowers, shrubs and trees all abound
as you start to look around
Friendly faces and shining smiles welcome you to
this dreamland isle.
Sip the milk from a coconut as the sun melts in da sea.
+ 2 verses
.........................................................
DA CALYPSO BAND
Can you feel da' riddim'?
Hear it on da bongoes.
Shake it on maracas - on and on it goes.
Dance, sing and party - play da steel drums.
Now you're really cookin'.
Doin' calypso.
+ 2 verses
.........................................................
MANGO MAMBO
Me know a little girl, she eats mangoes every chance.
And when she eat da mango she do dis little dance.
+ 4 VERSES

Working towards having a steel pan band locally to record the songs with me.
JACK BARNES
65 GARDENWOOD DRIVE.
LONDON, ONTARIO
N6J 3M5
Mango, mango, mango, mango, mango, mango mambo (repeat line)
+ 3 verses
..........................................................
MADELEINE DELfINA
Madeleine, my beautiful Madeleine - you my friend are like the
morning sun.
When you awake my day becomes wonderful - oh my dear Madeleine
the sunshine of my soul.
+ 2 verses

ANACRUSIS BOUND PUBL. 2014 LONDON, ONTARIO book due out July 2014

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