Song Lyrics We Misheard…But Sung Anyways

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Sweet Dreams are Made of This – EURYTHMICS

 

Well we all have our experiences with singing songs whose lyrics we never knew. We therefore ignored or ignorance and dropped a few lines in that were waaaay different from the actual thing. Kajue has gotten to understand that songs are mostly butchered by Jamaicans…or maybe not! But we have these type of blunders world-wide as stated by a couple of people we have interviewed. Therefore without any further comments and in no particular order, here are a few we were given:

  • (Church Hymn) Jesus have a grandchild up in heaven. Jesus have a grandchild up in heaven, have a grandchild…

Lyrics: We shall have a grand time up in heaven, we shall have a grand time up in heaven, have a grand time

  • (Church Hymn) Mianza, mianza, ma knees, ma knees, His grace is a fisher for me…

Lyrics: Jehovah Jireh, my provider, His grace is sufficient for me..

  • (Wish I Knew Then – Carlene Davis ft. Papa San) Wisha new day, whalla no low, casting the rainbow, beating the sound…

Lyrics: Wish I knew then, what I know now, how sweet the name of Jesus sounds

  • (Child’s play song) H-e-alla-lo, e-alla-lo, we are here to say hello

Lyrics: H-ello, e-llo, we are here to say hello…

  • (Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke) Baby can you be, a cactus from Jamaica. It always run for me a cactus from Jamaica

Lyrics: Baby can you breathe? I got this from Jamaica, it always works for me, Dakota to Decatur, uh huh

  • (Thriller – Michael Jackson) “Priscilla, in the light”

 Lyrics: Cause this is thriller, thriller night

  • (Church Hymn) Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Red and yellow, black and white

Lyrics: Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Whether yellow, black or white

(Royals – Lorde)- That kind a thing, it aint for us. We take a different type of bus. Let me be your ruler (ruler), you can call me green bean…

Lyrics: That kind of luxe just ain’t for us. We crave a different kind of buzz. Let me be your ruler (ruler), You can call me queen Bee…

(I’m A Believer – The Monkees) – Then I saw her face, now I’m gonna leave her. Without a trace of thought in my mind…

Lyrics: Then I saw her face, now I’m a believer. Not a trace of doubt in my mind…

(Trust Me – Crystal Lewis) You can trust me, the way you cannot see, you can trust me, the way you aught to be, you can trust meee. Let it be me, trust me.

Lyrics: Trust me, though you cannot see. Trust me, the way may be steep. You can trust me, let me lead, trust me

(You are God – Jermaine Gordon) Raising King, holy and righteous, raising King, raising King

Lyrics: Reigning King, holy and righteous, reigning king, reigning king

(Livin’ La Vida Loca) – Outside, inside out. Livin da vila loca

Lyrics: Upside, inside out. Livin la vida loca

(Single Ladies – Beyonce) You call on the bills, takin all the pills, calling the shall all the rain. You dyin the pumps, growin all the bumps call all the sure daminae. (Now if yuh shordie gatta ladda put a wing on hay). (Rep 3 times)…this one crack me up

Lyrics: Up in the club (club), we just broke up (up), I’m doing my own little thing. Decided to dip (dip) and now you wanna trip (trip) ’cause another brother noticed me. Cause if you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it. If you liked it, then you shoulda put a ring on it. Don’t be mad once you see that he want it. Cause if you liked it, then you shoulda put a ring on it. 

(I Can See Clearly Now – Jimmy Cliff) I can see clearly now Lorraine is gone. I can see all obstacles in ma way. Got all the black clowns I’ve been wailing for.

Lyrics: I can see clearly now, the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind…

(Stir it Up – Bob Marley) Cereal, little darling, cereal…

Lyrics: Stir it up, little darlin, stir it up…

(Rockin Robin – Michael Jackson) She rocks in the treetop all the day long, rocking and a robin and a singing a song. All the little girl from JBC. Love to hear the robin go twee twee twee

Lyrics: He rocks in the tree tops all day long. Hoppin’ and a-boppin’ and singing his song . All the little birdies on Jaybird Street . Love to hear the robin go tweet tweet tweet

(Like a Virgin – Madonna) I’m like a virgin, touched for the thirty-first time

Lyrics: Like a virgin, touched for the very first time

(Joy to the World – Mariah Carey) Call for the fishes in the deep blue see, call for you and me

Lyrics: Joy to the people everywhere you see, joy to you and me

(Aretha Franklin  – You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman) Cause you make me free, you make me free, you make me free like a rash on a woman

Lyrics: You make me feel, you make me feel, you make me feel like a natural woman.

(VR Troopers Three Song) Troopolous three, the ponchi-alli-ality

Lyrics: Troopers three, virtual reality

(Ghostbusters – Ray Parker) If there’s something strange in your neighborhood. Who ya gonna call? Those Bastards!

Lyrics: If there’s something strange in your neighborhood. Who ya gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS!

(Africa – Toto) I left my brain down in Africa…

Lyrics: I bless the rains down in Africa

(I just Wanna Feel this Moment – Pitbull) Ohh I just wanna feel this mole man

Lyrics: Ohh I just wanna feel this moment

(Bootylicious – Destiny’s Child) I don’t think you ready for fish jelly, I don’t think you ready for fish jelly, I don’t think you ready for fish…

Lyrics: I don’t think you ready for this jelly, I don’t think you ready for this jelly, I don’t think you ready for this…

(Youre Still The One – Shania Twain) Looks like we mated, look how far we’ve come my baby

Lyrics: Looks like we made it, look how far we’ve come, my baby

Well the list would be exhausted if we were to write all of them. Buoy dem funny bad! Maybe you too were singing some of these non-existing lines or do you know a few. Share them with us nuh? We’d be glad to hear them.

Here are some others for you to see.

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Tessanne Chin Blasts the Voice with a Stellar Rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing”

Photo retrieved from headlineplanet.com

Photo retrieved from headlineplanet.com

Well readers, it’s now down to the wire and trust mi, after last night, my heart was swollen to the peak. Tessanne Chin can sing and this is not an overrated statement. For someone to do a Whitney Houston song and do such justice to it, it’s really worth recognition.

Last night’s performances by the final three contestants Will Chaplin, Jacque Lee and Jamaican powerhouse Tessanne Chin were quite over the top but it was clearly shown that there was no match for Tess-Awesomeness…Chinita Goodaz burst out of the pack. Cupping a first place on the iTunes chart, Tessanne, as coach Blake said, is clearly the winner because we all have eyes to see what happens on iTunes.

Okay people, I am sure you all would agree that Christina Aguilera knows exactly how to ride the last nerve. I am sure, none of her comments about her own contestants are below 15 minutes. She goes on and on and on and on about Jacque Lee being 16 and how she is young and gifted and how much closely they have been knitted since the competition and how they are like sisters and how she is speechless when Jacque sings (even with her commentary afterwards) and how Jacque Lee is the winner already and yadda yadda yadda and some more yaddas and a million more information to last us a lifetime. They both later rendered a performance, which according to major comments, was like two sisters singing in the bathroom above the sound of the shower. NBC, unuh tek some hints…duh, ah beg o!

Will Chaplin did give a good performance but I really thought he could do a lot more with that song (Everything I Do I Do It For You by Bryan Adams). He is indeed a good vocalist but I thought nerves got the best of him last night. He, however did the best he could at this point. Anyways, I thought his first performance was better than the last.

Jacque Lee, oh brother! She really has potential but I think she fell into the wrong hands…honestly. What a battering her voice took. Why on God’s green earth did Christina give Jacque a soulful black woman’s song to sing? Dear Lord, visit if yuh nuh busy! Poor Jacque, every time the high notes came, she busted out into the most honorable pickachu. Honestly, I couldn’t even hear a word in the songs she sung. Then the theatrics of her falling on her knees to the ground and jiggling her body…I wondered if Micheal Jackson took her over.

Having said all, without bias, Tessanne is clearly the best vocalist in the competition. This could even be seen in the group performance. Tessanne was the one to hit all the high notes (the clean, right notes). Tessanne has done, R&B, Rock, Reggae, Gospel…could we want more? So many celebrities are tweeting about Tessanne being the one for the win. Thank God Tessanne chose Adam for a coach…yes Lord! You lead and direct. So, without bias, having watched her performances, what do you think? Isn’t she the most consistent contestant by far?

See Tessanne’s final performance on NBC’s The Voice and remember to VOTE, VOTE, VOTE:

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African Fashion….Hot or Not?

African Fashion....Hot or Not?

Colours, curves, style…words that rightly describe African Fashion. I must admit, Africans are innovators of style and fashion. I have had hands on experience of Jamaicans watching African movies. First they are all good relaxed then boom! an African lady walks out in a design. Jamaicans then be like: “Blouse! Yuh see dah style deh? Pause it! Ah wonder if mi dressmaker can make one like that?” Yeah that’s a common expression.

Really, African ladies always look good in their designer clothing. Is what dem put in the fabric mek it just “stay so”. And darlings, it doesn’t matter how many colours are in the fabric, they know exactly how to accessorize…mi grudge dem yuh see?

Its a pity African material is so expensive in Jamaica…smh. I for one think that if African material and food were to be giving away to some Jamaicans, dem woulda go pon fasting and tek di material…ah naa lie. Big belly or slim belly, fat leg or small leg, African material gifted fi hide any flaw.

 

These are some of the African fashions Kajue just had to upload and after looking. Do you think African Fashion is Hot or Not?:

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Jamaica Island A Boom

IAAF Sports Man and Woman of the Year: Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce

IAAF Sports Man and Woman of the Year: Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce

Well my readers, whenever the world “used” to hear of Jamaica, it was basically through a gun movie in a ghetto where guns and drugs and explicit language was being echoed. Or, folks would come and do video shoots of ghettos in Jamaica, the war ridden island that is poverty ridden and contaminated with crime. Thank God planes and ships existed so the world would know that Jamaica is far more than that. Yes, we do have our negatives (as do other countries) but our Island has beautiful beaches, great mountainsides, great wetlands, tasty recipes, a former Miss World, talented people, the IAAF Sports man and woman of the year amongst others….so stuff that nay sayers. Last night I watched with maximum pride as Tessanne ripped The Voice apart…oh my God, mi head, toe, all mi eye swell…mi waan cry, mi waan scream, but most of all, mi waan jump inna di TV and give Tessanne a real Jamaican big up for her performance. Then, to make matters better, who dat in the crowd supporting Tessanne? Yes mi dears, Usain “Lightening” Bolt himself, the man who every nation on earth want to touch, the man whe mek bride and groom run whe lef dem wedding f i go meet, the fastest man in the world (I say it without water in my mouth).

Tessanne Chin

Tessanne Chin

Mi seh Tessane just caressed Universal Studios with Gladys Knight’s “If I were your Woman” and I watched as the lyrics pulled and released Adam. Then what a bang! Chinta goodaz tek ova Tessanne and like Digicel, the performance ended with a boom chikka ching ching! Woii, fi mi Island a boom. Well, if anybody asks, to be in the line of these great Jamaican, yuh caan learn it, yuh caan study it, yuh haffi born inna it. Dem a go tiad fi si wi face…wi ago tek it to dem….chat bout!

Watch Tessanne Chin’s Top 10 Performance:

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Virgin America Safety Video…Bound to Make an Impact!

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Well, readers, I recently stumbled upon a Virgin America Airline Safety Video which is worth sharing. What a piece of rapping, dancing, sprinting and entertainment. Virgin America, I will never ever travel carelessly again! And I hereby declare that if … Continue reading