Editorial

Published on August 21st, 2012 | by CMcCalla

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Top 10 Songs To Celebrate Jamaica Olympic Gold

10. Dweet Again Beenie Man

Beenie rightfully made the claim the Jamaicans would repeat their performance in the 2008 Olympics.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZaAQMFHSHQ&w=560&h=315]

9. Shelly Anne Red Rat

When Red Rat recorded this song he had no idea that a Shelly Anne would become a two time olympic champion and an icon for Jamaica.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VV5rJbyy0AU&w=560&h=315]

8. On The Go Mavado

Mavado’s 2008 anthem for the Jamaican Olympic team still stands today.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz31g_my16k&w=560&h=315]

7. Big Tree Bob Marley And The Wailers

If the USA which previously dominated track and field was the big tree, Jamaica was the small axe that chopped them down.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eciArkBTeBM&w=560&h=315]

6. Usain Bolt “Faster Than Lightning:

DJ Steve Porter remixed clips from an Usain Bolt Documentary for this auto tuned song.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrcxARhrAmQ&w=560&h=315]

5. We Run Tings Red Dragon

Fitting song for the way JA ran the Ollympics this year.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IO_ekeQfF4&w=560&h=315]

4. Jamaica Elephant Man

Elephant Man’s Jamaica anthem is a fitting tribute to the Jamaican olympic athletes.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXkKgP-B6Do&w=560&h=315]

3. Vybz Kartel Lighting Bolt

Kartel’s Tribute to Usain Bolt is a fitting one as Bolt has proclaimed himself a fan of Mr. World Boss.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GRLtwUqcAE&w=560&h=315]

2. Country Roads Toots And The Maytals

If one were to go Trelawny where Warren Weir and Usain Bolt are from or St. James Parish, where Yohan Blake is from, you would surely have to take some country roads.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M1JJ8fAXHo&w=560&h=315]

1. Smile Jamaica Bob Marley And The Wailers

If anything, the victories in London has given a reason of Jamaicans in yard and abroad to smile despite whatever hardships they may be going through.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9alNQCTuyqs&w=560&h=315]

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One Response to Top 10 Songs To Celebrate Jamaica Olympic Gold

  1. Ray Carless says:

    I’m a Jamaican sax playing artist living in London and I think that my Tribute is worthy of being featured in your chart….please check it out at http://www.raycarless.com

    As UK rapper Watusi87 declares in this personal testimony of love and respect, It’s simple and plain, This One’s for Usain…..

    This original composition is by our Jamaican sax man Ray Carless and Colin ‘Steamfish ‘ Mcneish features the spoken words of artist Watusi87 and vocalist Emzee Haywoode performing a stunning and fitting tribute to honor and cherish the greatest sprinter the world has seen.

    Listen up as we applaud our king of the track to let him know that we hold him in the highest esteem….

    Join us to pay testimony with this tune that’s available on 12” vinyl and CD from http://www.r.a.y.c.a.r.l.e.s.s.com….

    The song’s titled ‘Moment In Time’ it’s The Peoples’ Tribute and a unique Anthem that’s dedicated to our real-time living legend. The track’s now available on Itunes and Amazon for downloads cd & vinyl. MOMENT IN TIME… The Soundtrack To The Notting Hill Carnival 2017….. For more info telephone 07958 549 915…07958..549..915

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