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Bermuda is not in the Caribbean.  But, sometimes, it shares more with Caribbean islands, culturally, then it does with the USA.  So, I do remember hearing reggae, ska, and so forth on the radio from time to time.  “Rivers of Babylon” is one song that transcends everything — written by The Melodians and covered by nearly everybody like Jimmy Cliff and, in this instance, Boney M:


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  1. THANK YOU! I was always unsure who wrote that tune. Been playin’ it for years, too. I always thought Jimmy Cliff wrote it. Hmmm…anyway, I write songs like this :

    Happy Skalidays


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