When We Roast Di Yellow Yam

A Jamaican folk song describing the joy of eating roasted yellow yam.

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When we roast di yellow yam, (When we roast di yellow yam)
An’ we slice it eena two; (An’ we slice it eena two)
How nice it will be! (How nice it will be!)
Wid di ackee an di salt thing.
An di white flour dumpling, (And di white flour dumpling)
An di coconut ile*.
What a glorious day! (What a glorious day!)
When we roast di yellow yam. (When we roast di yellow yam)

(Repeat)

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* ile = oil

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