Underneath the mango tree (Listen to midi)
Kingston Calypso

 

      D                                   G                             A                                      D

1. Underneath the mango tree, me honey and me, come watch for the moon,
                                          G                             A                                 D

    underneath the mango tree, me honey and me, make bool’aloop soon.

                                           G                           A                              D

    Underneath the moonlit sky, me honey and I, come sit hand in hand,
                                          G                           A                              D

    underneath the moonlit sky, me honey and I, come make fairy land.

 

   D                            G               A                          D

Mango, banana and tangerine, sugar, anaki, and cocoa bean,

                                          G                                A                           D

when we get married we make ‘dem grow, and nine little child in a row.

 

     D                                   G                             A                                      D

3. Underneath the mango tree, me honey and me, come watch for the moon,
                                           G                            A                              D

    underneath the mango tree, me honey and me, we plan marry soon.

                                           G                           A                              D

    Underneath the moonlit sky, me honey and I, come sit hand in hand,

                                          G                           A                              D
    underneath the moonlit sky, me honey and I, come make fairy land.

 

   D                            G               A                          D

Mango, banana and tangerine, sugar, anaki, and cocoa bean,

                                          G                                A                           D

when we get married we make ‘dem grow, and nine little child in a row.

 

+ repeat verse 1       + CHORUS

 

      D                                   G                             A                                      D

    Underneath the mango tree, me honey and me, come watch for the moon,
                                           G                            A                                  D

    underneath the mango tree, me honey and me, make bool’aloop soon.

 

     D                                   G      A                                   D

    Underneath the mango tree, underneath the mango tree.

     D                                   G     A                        A7        D

    Underneath the Mango tree, underneath the mango tree.

 

(original version = capo 3rd /
background version = no capo, play : C - F - G - C)             (Ursula Andress)