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JAMAICANS VOTED ERIC DONALDSON’S “LAND OF MY BIRTH” THE BEST FESTIVAL SONG OF ALL TIME!

Festival Time again Jamaica Best festival Songs since 1962

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By Marcia Rowe—-

At an event permeated with musical nostalgia, the 1978 Winston Wallace-penned, Grub Cooper-arranged, Land Of My Birth, a song made famous by Eric Donaldson’s vocals, was announced the winner of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s ’All Time Best’ Festival Song Competition.Second place went to Roy Rayon’s Give Thanks and Praises and completing the top three slots was Ras Karby’s Jamaica I’ll Never Leave You Again.It was a very confident Donaldson who shared his thoughts on his victory with The Sunday Gleaner, after earning a black-, green- and gold-decorated plaque.“I have it in mind, as I know that I have some of the best festival songs that ever hit this surface. I couldn’t say which song but I knew I had the edge,” said the dapperly dressed seven-time festival song competition winner. Eric Donaldson  very popular Cherry Oh Baby was number seven

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