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‘Trini Girls’

sung by Jimmy Chambers
composed by Jimmy Chambers

produced by Gregg Assing



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Verse 1

She’s a dynamic creature,
always dressed to thrill
Spontaneous - so glamourous
Independent woman; vibrant and sensual
Mysterious, adventurous... Oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh
Here’s to Trini Girls
You got my attention
Way too hot to mention
Open up the page and take centre stage!


Trini Girls, my Trini Girls
You’re sweeter than licorice
Yet hot and spicy
I’m in awe of your tenacity
Oh baby you’re so fine
Like Merlot wine
You really stylee... Go Trini Girls
Saucy, high energy
Party party dingolay
Roll it, run with it... Go - Trini Girls!

Verse 2

She’s a sultry temptress -
change her mind at will
Cantankerous - dangerous
Hot partying mama;
could really misbehave
The stage is set -
She was born to fete.. Oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh
Here’s to Trini Girls
You got my attention
Way too hot to mention
Open up the page
And take centre stage (Oh lord)



Trini Girls - on top of the world
Your stories unfold
So go ahead and raise the game
Go ahead and stake your claim
Everybody know your name
You are Trini woman, Caribbean woman
Oh Lord


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“Trini Girls”
Jimmy Chambers

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Born in the Caribbean twin islands of Trinidad & Tobago (T&T), Jimmy Chambers came to England with great expectations of being a successful singer and has since realised that ambition.

Having graduated college, Jimmy met up with up-and-coming vocalists of the day including Robert Palmer with whom he co-fronted the band DaDa. Jimmy recorded solo after the demise of DaDa and had success in the dance charts in the 80s before recording an album with Paul Young and doing a world tour with him. He also performed at Wembley Stadium with Paul at LIVE AID in 1985.

In 1987 Jimmy teamed up with pals Jimmy Helms, George Chandler and Willy M and co-founded Londonbeat. Jimmy wrote the song “I’ve Been Thinking About You” which Londonbeat recorded. The song became a massive hit getting to #1 in 27 countries! Londonbeat still gigs regularly all over the world.

Jimmy has also recorded with other major artists such as Tina Turner (Break Every Rule) and Fine Young Cannibals (The Raw and the Cooked). In 2005 Jimmy wrote and collaborated with the group Laventille Rhythm Section of Trinidad and Tobago with the songs “Warriors” and “North Stand.”

In 2012 Jimmy wrote songs for Panorama – including Underdog, also for J’Ouvert; he wrote about the present situation in T&T and also for the Carnival celebrations. For 2013 he comes with two new songs for the Carnival season, the track featured here – Trini Girls, in which he pays homage to the beauties of his Caribbean homeland, and ’Rados! – a tribute to the legendary steel orchestra Desperadoes.

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