Lari Zabim

Lyrics Traditional Martinique and Guadeloupe Song Music arrangements by Paul Mindy
Performers Marie-Paule Dantin, Lucienne Samson

Lari Zabim té ni on vyé madanm
Vyé madanm-la té ni on kaz an pay
Dèyè kaz-la té ni on pyé piman
Chalè a vyé fanm-la
Tyouyé pyé piman-la chè
La la la la…

There was an old lady on Rue des Abîmes
The old lady lived in a straw hut
And behind her hut, there was a pepper plant
And the heat from this old lady
Was so strong that it killed the pepper plant
If you can believe it! La la la la…