The Village Ram
Mighty Sparrow Lyrics


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Is me the village ram
I ain't give a damn
Is me the village ram
I ain't give a damn
I cutting down black is white
Man I working day and night
If you have a job to be done
See me, I ain't making fun

And not a woman never complain yet with me
I ain't boasting, but I've got durability
And if a woman ever tell you that I
Ever left her dissatisfied
She lie, she lie, she lie

Beware when I drinking rum
I ain't like to done
And I bad like a cobra snake
Don't try to escape
When I put you in the clinch
Don't care how you bite and pinch
And I got me hand on your mouth
The way I does lock your neck, you can't shout

And not a woman never complain yet with me
I ain't boasting, but I've got durability
And if a woman ever tell you that I
Ever left her dissatisfied
She lie, she lie, I said she lie

The girls that they have in town
They so big and strong
And lord look at confusion
They ain't afraid no man
So in case of emergency
If you ain't able with she
And you find yourself in ah jam
I tell you send for the village ram

And not a woman never complain yet with me
I don't like to boast, but I've got durability
If a woman ever tell you that I
Ever left her dissatisfied
She lie, she lie, she lie

I am the champion without a doubt
I never lose a bout
And I fight them in every class
Don't ask who come last
All me fight is fifteen round
If you aint in shape don't come
Any time this champion connect
The power of the punch always get respect

And not a woman never complain yet with me
I ain't boasting, but I got durability
If a woman ever say that I




Ever left her dissatisfied
She lie, she lie, she lie

Overall Meaning

The song "The Village Ram" by Mighty Sparrow tells the story of a man who sees himself as the ultimate ladies' man. He speaks in a boastful manner, claiming that he is the go-to guy whenever anyone needs any work done, and that women love him. He also boasts of his physical strength, comparing himself to a cobra snake and claiming that he has never failed to satisfy a woman. He warns listeners to beware when he's drinking, and suggests that anyone who can't handle the local women should come to him for help.


The lyrics of the song have a humorous tone, and Mighty Sparrow's delivery is playful and light-hearted. However, there is also a certain level of social commentary present in the song. The character of the Village Ram, with his exaggerated masculinity and swaggering confidence, can be seen as a caricature of traditional gender roles in Caribbean society. By poking fun at this type of character, Sparrow is subtly critiquing those societal norms.


Overall, "The Village Ram" is a fun and catchy song that showcases Mighty Sparrow's talent for storytelling and his ability to create memorable characters and scenarios.


Line by Line Meaning

Is me the village ram
I am the Village Ram


I ain't give a damn
I do not care


I cutting down black is white
I am a hard worker


Man I working day and night
I work tirelessly


If you have a job to be done
If you need a job done


See me, I ain't making fun
Look for me, I am serious about the work


And not a woman never complain yet with me
No woman has ever complained about me


I ain't boasting, but I've got durability
I am not bragging, but I am strong


And if a woman ever tell you that I
And if a woman ever said that I


Ever left her dissatisfied
Left her unhappy


She lie, she lie, she lie
She is lying


Beware when I drinking rum
Be careful when I drink rum


I ain't like to done
I am not easy to be done with


And I bad like a cobra snake
I am fierce like a cobra


Don't try to escape
Do not attempt to get away


When I put you in the clinch
When I have you in a tight grip


Don't care how you bite and pinch
I am not bothered by your biting and pinching


And I got me hand on your mouth
I have my hand on your mouth


The way I does lock your neck, you can't shout
I can silence you by locking your neck


The girls that they have in town
The girls in town


They so big and strong
They are big and strong


And lord look at confusion
And there is chaos there


They ain't afraid no man
They are not scared of men


So in case of emergency
In case of an emergency


If you ain't able with she
If you cannot handle them


And you find yourself in ah jam
And you are in trouble


I tell you send for the village ram
Call for me, the Village Ram


I am the champion without a doubt
I am the champion, there is no question


I never lose a bout
I have never lost a fight


And I fight them in every class
And I fight in every weight class


Don't ask who come last
Do not ask who loses


All me fight is fifteen round
I only fight fifteen rounds


If you aint in shape don't come
If you are not fit, do not fight me


Any time this champion connect
Anytime I connect with a punch


The power of the punch always get respect
My punches always earn respect




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Comments from YouTube:

@huntleybrown6756

the greatest 😅

@kohedunn

hahahahhaha I remember this song !! 1960's Uk ! Jamaican girls at the Hospital I worked at , Rum and the Village Ram !! What a show stopper !!!

@DeeDeeWarwickMusic

Background vocals by Dee Dee Warwick

@Bhagwell

A title I always wanted

@lovingthisdotcom

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