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Looking for a Carribean themed song from the 50s or 60s

 
 
Wed 26 Jan, 2022 10:17 pm
I heard the song in 2007 while I was driving home from I've searched every lyric database available and asked on multiple lyrics forums (no one responds). Here goes:

1. I don't know the radio station, but the song that played after the song I'm looking for was 'Going Outta My Head' by Little Anthony and the Imperials (1964). So I'm assuming the mystery song is from around that same time (50s-60s).

2. The song mentions rum, beans and rice, and jerk chicken. It has a Caribbean vibe but is not reggae. I think part of the chorus says 'I scream for...'

3. The last line of the song says 'I know that smile is real' (or something similar).

4. I may be wrong, but it may have a xylophone or marimba in it.

If you know what I'm talking about, I will be very grateful and as mentioned, there is a prize.
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edgarblythe
 
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Wed 26 Jan, 2022 11:53 pm
@Jessica Wren ,
izzythepush
 
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Thu 27 Jan, 2022 03:50 am
Back in the 60s, in the UK at least, the Caribbean was associated with calypso music, reggae didn't enter the public consciousness until much later.
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izzythepush
 
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Thu 27 Jan, 2022 03:54 am
When I was a primary school we used to sing Jamaica Farewell, which was originally by Harry Belafonte. That mentions various Jamaican produce.
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edgarblythe
 
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Thu 27 Jan, 2022 07:17 am
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Jessica Wren
 
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Thu 27 Jan, 2022 11:22 am
@edgarblythe,
Thank you. It's not the song but it sounds like it could be the same sibger. I'll look into his other songs
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edgarblythe
 
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Thu 27 Jan, 2022 03:04 pm
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edgarblythe
 
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Thu 27 Jan, 2022 03:38 pm
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