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Back in 1988 while my cousin was going to school at the University of Buffalo, a local radio station's morning show came up with an Olympic anthem in tribute to some newcomers to the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. here's the lyrics:|
The Jamaican Bobsled song
Jamaican Bobsled Jamaican Bobsled
It was a lazy day floating in my boat
Above the Coral Reef
I and I be burning down
A big Jamaicam spliff
Well me brain was fuzzed from this ganja buzz
I was so turned on I be reeling mon
I no joking He no joking
I be toking He be toking
Then I fall asleep and have a dream
And in this dream Ja talked to me
And I could not believe what he said
"GO TO THE OLYMPICS AND RACE A BOBSLED!"
And I said "come on Ja!! What you say Ja??
This is Jamaica This Jamaica
There be no snow here mon This is Jamaica"
He said "Go get yourself a corporate sponser then live on American soil
Then smoke ya ganja and train in the streets
Using fruit carts and 40 weight oil
Then you go to Calgary and you wait and see
They'll come from near and far to see the bobsled stars of Jamaica"
From Jamaica From Jamaica
So I round up a team and we train so hard
Racing through the Kingston streets
And hey mon a great deal of our training mon
Was smoking lots and lots of spliffs
Oh to keep us fit we take another hit
Working hard and long and the ganja in the bong
I no joking mon he no joking
We be smoking mon he be smoking
a broadcast announcement of Jamaican bobsled team
Then the big day come and we go to Calgary
To see the bobsled run
I take one look and I say
"Nooo way mon this thing look dangerous it gonna be noooo fun"
But the whole world is watching and we got to race
In our Jamaican bobsled ship
So to give me courage while I make the run
I and I get really really ripped
Ja we smoke a big spliff about two foot long
Oh we sit in the bobsled cause it won't be long
We'll be dying mon he'll be dying
I don't wanna do this
I no lying mon he no lying
Play by play of inevitable crash
So now I and I back in Kingston mon
I'm so glad I survived the wreck
And it's ok mon
Cause my long dreadlocks cover up the brace on my neck
Some advice for you.. If you fall asleep too
And a voice in your head says "Race a bobsled"
DON'T DO IT MON!!
DON'T DO IT!! DON'T LISTEN TO JA MON!!
HE DOESN'T KNOW WHAT HE'S TALKIN ABOUT!!
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