Who Sang Spanish Harlem? Jackie Edwards

Release information
Release Date: 1977
Genre: Reggae
Style: Roots Reggae/Dub
Lyrics
There is a rose in Spanish Harlem
A red rose up in Spanish Harlem
It is a special one, it's never seen the sun
It only comes out when the moon is on the run
And all the stars are gleaming
It's growing in the street right up through the concrete
But soft and sweet and dreaming

There is a rose in Spanish Harlem
A red rose up in Spanish Harlem
With eyes as black as coal that look down in my soul
And starts a fire there and then I lose control
I have to beg your pardon

I'm going to pick that rose
And watch her as she grows in my garden
I'm going to pick that rose
And watch her as she grows in my garden

(There is a rose in Spanish Harlem)
La-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la-la
(There is a rose in Spanish Harlem)
La-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la-la
(There is a rose in Spanish Harlem)

Tracklist
Vinyl 1
  • 1 African Language
  • 2 Clock on the Wall
  • 3 Come on Back
  • 4 Spanish Harlem
  • 5 Get Up
  • 6 Mary
  • 7 Burning Light
  • 8 I Must Be Strong
  • 9 Something Must Be Done
  • 10 I Do Love You

  • Release information
    label: Harry J Records
    country(area): Jamaica
    format: Vinyl
    script: Latin