When she gets up in the morning
It's enough to wake the dead
Oh, she turning on the radio
And dancing on my head

It's no good living in the sun
Playing guitar all day
Boogalooing with my friends
In that erotic way

Come on, Jamaica
In Jamaica all day
Dancing with your darling
Do Jamaica jerk-off that way

Come on, Jamaica
Everybody say
We're all happy in Jamaica
Do Jamaica Jerk-off that way

Let the ladies and the gentlemen
Be as rude as they like
On, the beaches, oh, in the jungle
Where the people feel all right

So do it, Jamaica
Got plenty for you and me
Honky tonking with my baby
In that deep blue sea


Lyrics submitted by azureblue1989

Jamaica Jerk Off Lyrics as written by Elton John Bernie Taupin

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  • +2
    General Comment

    this song is about the total disaster that was the original attempt to record this album in Jamaica.

    coachradoneon June 10, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    very true... on the way to The Chateau in France, the Jamaican army chased Elton and crew with machine guns to the airport.... saved one of elton's best albums from being another single record album produced quickly to keep up his contract with DJM... after going to France, the album became a double record album and the rest is history.....

    toolowon March 25, 2006   Link
  • +1
    Song Meaning

    It’s a name for a Dance in Jamaica.

    anthonycoion May 28, 2022   Link
  • -3
    General Comment

    Hmm... sounds like it's an ode to masturbation.

    Interesting that Jamaican "jerk" is a kind of seasoning.

    qseepon January 28, 2005   Link
  • -3
    General Comment

    it's what elton did while vacationing with the male natives in jamaica

    jacksmakon May 06, 2008   Link

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