Wata come inna mi room, huh huh
Mi sweep out some wid mi broom
Di likke dog laugh fi see such fun
An’ di dish run away wid di spoon!
Who can forget this chorus from Lloyd Lovindeer’s wildly popular song “Wild Gilbert”, which began:
Well Gilbert yuh gone
Now we can chat behin’ yuh back.
Wah, wah, wild Gilbert!
When it seemed as if Jamaicans would be eating bully beef for the rest of 1988 and forever sweeping out water from their homes after hurricane Gilbert’s passage, Lloyd Lovindeer reminded us of the perfect remedy for such miserable situations: “Tek bad tings mek joke!”
Let’s take a stroll back in time with Lloyd Lovindeer and “Wild Gilbert”:
Until nex’ time…..