brandeely | January 15, 2007
This is the stone game. It's a traditional Jamaican childhood game played in rythm to a patois song.
"Manuel Road" is a Jamaican Mento song. Click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlWvrrT77fo for another version of this song. A brief informative summary is included with that video.
Also, click http://www.jambalayah.com/node/931 to find this video and a jambalayah edited version of its viewer comment thread.
Also, visit http://musicwork.wordpress.com/2008/12/16/the-stick-passing-game/ for instructions for a stone passing game that is from South Africa, although the poster learned it in Bosnia, The words to a South African song that was sung with this game were posted by another commenter who also learned it from the South African man. However, the first poster wrote that this game can be played to the familiar to Americans pop song "We Will Rock You".
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