Songs to Know #7: Mango Walk


My brother did a-tell me that you go mango walk,

You go mango walk, you go mango walk,

My brother did a-tell me that you go mango walk

And steal all the number 'leven.

Now tell me, Joe, do tell me for true,

Do tell me for true, do tell me,

That you don't go to no mango walk

And steal all the number 'leven.

I'll tell you, Sue, I tell you for true,

I tell you for true, I tell you

That I don't got to no mango walk

And steal all the number 'leven.

A jamaican folk song recorded by John Langstaff. The tune has been popular with steel bands for over thirty five years. A "mango walk" is an orchard and "Number Eleven" refers to the fruit, possibly it's size.

Here is another rendition of "Mango Walk" by the Neilds...


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