Jump to content

Boil Them Cabbage Down -- A Beginner's Jam Tune

Recommended Posts

Well done Everyone.  I can't tell you how many times I have had a lot of fun teaching this song with beginners at the club meetings.  In one session and after they had learned the tune, I passed out little pieces of paper and challenged them to write their own lyrics for a verse.  It took 3 to 5 minutes for them to write their verse.  Then, we started the song and each of us sang our verse, sang the Boil Dem verse, then played an instrumental verse, then go to the next person.  I think they had so much fun after we completed the first round, we may have sung again.  Maybe they felt they could improve on their lyrics the second time.  I think we spent a full hour on the song and it was probably the most fun I've had with a beginner session.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...