Manin’ Neighba

Chorus:

Manin’ neighba, manin’, Manin’ neighba, manin’

Manin’ neighba, manin’, ah don’ want yuh conniving ma- nin’

Manin’ neighba, manin’, Manin’ neighba, manin’

Manin’ neighba, manin’, yuh can keep yuh conniving manin’

When yuh been ah Kurupung, Yuh na bin tell me manin’

Now because yuh money done, yuh come wid conniving mannin

When yuh had yuh pocket full, Yuh na bin tell me manin’

Now because yuh money done, yuh hustle fuh tell me manin’

Chorus:

Manin’ neighba, manin’, Manin’ neighba, manin’, etc;

Neighba neighba Joe come, Neighba neighba Joe come

Neighba neighba Joe come, Dis all de money dat e’ wok fo’

Two poun’ note an a guilda piece, Two poun’ note an a guilda piece,

Two poun’ note an a guilda piece, Dis all de money dat e’ wok fo’

Chorus:

Manin’ neighba, manin’, Manin’ neighba, manin’, etc.

Ow Joseph, poor me, Ow Joseph, poor me,

Ow Joseph, poor me, wha’ me go do wid a guilda piece?

One bunch green plantain, one string kakwari

One gill black pepper, all da can buy wid a guilda piece (back to the beginning)

Chorus:

Manin’ neighba, manin’, Manin’ neighba, manin’, etc.