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Traditional Jamaican Happy Birthday Song – Video and Lyrics

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Written by Staff Writer

Some birthday traditions in Jamaica are very similar to what you will find in the rest of the world; birthday candles, birthday cake and games. In Jamaica however we have a special Birthday Song. For many Jamaicans growing in Jamaica this song would be sung at a birthday party. Here is the traditional Jamaican Happy Birthday song made popular by Miss Lou on her show “Ring Ding”. We have provided the lyrics in English and Patois/Patwa. Enjoy!!!

 

The Traditional Jamaican Happy Birthday Song – English Lyrics

Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday to you dear (name here)
Happy Birthday
(Another Chorus)

Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday to you dear (name here)
Happy Birthday

Now this is the birthday song
For (name here) from everyone
Enjoy your special day
Be sure have some fun
So gather around right now
Come and sing along
Happy Birthday to you now (name here)
Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday to you dear (name here)
Happy Birthday
(Everybody sing)

Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday to you dear (name here)
Happy Birthday

Clap Yourself

The Traditional Jamaican Happy Birthday Song – Patois/Patwa Lyrics

Appy Birthday
Appy Birthday
Appy Birthday to yuh dear (name here)
Appy Birthday
(Anadah Chorus)

Appy Birthday
Appy Birthday
Appy Birthday to yuh dear (name here)
Appy Birthday

Now dis is de birthday sang
Fah (name here) fram heveryone
Enjoy your special day
Mek sure ave some fun
Suh gadah roun right now
Cum an sing alang
Appy Birthday to yuh now (name here)
Appy Birthday

Appy Birthday
Appy Birthday
Appy Birthday to yuh dear (name here)
Appy Birthday
(Heverybady now)

Appy Birthday
Appy Birthday
Appy Birthday to yuh dear (name here)
Appy Birthday

Clap Yuhself

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