Good morning Jamaican Echoes fans! Christmas Day is jus’ aroun’ di cornah! Unnuh start feel di Chrismas mood yet? Well, mi nuh know bout unnuh, but mi start feel excited!
Dere’s someting bout Christmas dat, no matter how di rest ah di year did bad bad, mi cyaan help but slap on a stupid grin pon mi face and tell people mi meet Merry Christmas! Yes, unnuh might seh mi frighten bad but mi cyaan help it!
You know 2010 was a bad year all aroun’ but, as mi maddah always seh, di glass always half full and dere is always dat silver lining behin’ every grey cloud. Life too precious an’ excitin’ fi give in to depression all di time yah man, nuh mattah how bad it can get. So mek wi tek in di Christmas breeze, nyam nuff Christmas cake an’ ham, drink nuff sorrel an’ tank God seh we see anoddah Christmas Day!
Come mek we enjoy di Christmas season after all. Try fi tell at least one smaddy Merry Christmas today, nuh matter how dem face look mek up. Who knows, you might jus mek dat person smile and feel good in dat one moment.
So to get us started feeling Christmassy, Jamaican Echoes will be featuring one Jamaican Christmas song each day leading up to Christmas day, December 25, starting today. Here is the Unique Vision band wid “Christmas Jamaican Style”:
Until next time…
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