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If you ever go down Trinidad
They make you feel so very glad
Calypso sing and make up rhyme
Guarantee you one real good fine time.

 

Drinkin' Rum and Coca Cola
Go down "Point Koo mah nah"
Both mother and daughter
Workin' for the Yankee dollar.

Oh, beat it man, beat it.

Since the Yankee come to Trinidad,
They got the young girls all goin' mad.
Young girls say they treat 'em nice,
Make Trinidad like paradise.

Drinkin' Rum And Coca Cola
Go down "Point Koo mah nah" 
Both mother and daughter
Workin' for the Yankee dollar.

Oh, you vex me, you vex me.

From Chicachicaree to Mona's Isle
Native girls all dance and smile
Help soldier celebrate his leave
Make every day like New Year's Eve.

Drinkin' Rum And Coca Cola
Go down "Point Koo mah nah" 
Both mother and daughter
Workin' for the Yankee dollar.

It's a fact, man, it's a fact.

In old Trinidad, I also fear
The situation is mighty queer;
Like the Yankee girl, the native swoon
When she hear der Bingo croon.

Drinkin' rum and Coca-Cola
Go down Point Koomahnah
Both mother and daughter
Workin' for the Yankee dollar.

Out on Manzanella Beach
G.I. romance with native peach,
All night long, make tropic love
Next day, sit in hot sun and cool off.

Drinkin' rum and Coca-Cola
Go down Point Koomahnah
Both mother and daughter
Workin' for the Yankee dollar

It's a fact, man, it's a fact

Rum and Coca-Cola...
Rum and Coca-Cola...
Workin' for the Yankee dollar.



 
Songwriters: Al Stillman / Jeri Sullavan / Morey Amsterdam / Paul Baron
Rum and Coca Cola © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC