Traditional / folk music of Jamaica


Each country may has different types of folks musics. From town to town, village by village this can be changed. Different music instrument or different style of folk music maybe used. Please help us to improve the FolkCloud and send us some folk songs from your country. You can upload folk songs by clicking on 'Post a Song' on the top. Also if you can write an article about folk music of Jamaica, we can put your article on folkcloud with your name.

On the list below you can find some folk songs or traditional songs from Jamaica. Each song has some tags which specify its genres or musical instrument which is used in that song. Inside each page you can find more information about the artist or music genre. You can listen to all songs as playlist too or you can add each song to your personal playlist.


Traditional / folk songs for Jamaica


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Desmond Dekker
Song:  Fu Man Chu
By:  Desmond Dekker
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, reggae
Desmond Dekker
Song:  007 Shanty Town
By:  Desmond Dekker
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, rocksteady

Soul Vendors
Song:  Swing Easy
By:  Soul Vendors
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, rocksteady
Count Ossie
Song:  Babylon Gone
By:  Count Ossie
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, ska

Ernest Ranglin
Song:  Mary Ann
By:  Ernest Ranglin
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, mento
Ernie Smith
Song:  Mr Coffee
By:  Ernie Smith
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, reggae

Ernie Smith
Song:  Come Back Liza
By:  Ernie Smith
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, reggae
Harry Belafonte
Song:  Jamaica Farewell
By:  Harry Belafonte
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, mento, calypso

Harry Belafonte
Song:  Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)
By:  Harry Belafonte
traditional music of Jamaica, folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, mento, calypso
Louise Bennett
Song:  Day Dah Light
By:  Louise Bennett
folk music of Jamaica, Jamaican folk music, Jamaican traditional music


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