PALANCE


pal·an·ce
Pronunciation: \ˈpəl-ann-se\
Function: verb
Etymology: Trinidadian dialect, from the East-West corridor vernacular; akin to Middle english ‘wander’
Date: Late 2007
Definition: 1. palancing (verb) – to wander in pursuit of a lime.
2. palancing (verb) – general term refers to the action of aimlessly wandering anywhere
3. palancing (noun) – name of popular song by Jason Williams and Blaze in the Trinidad.

Palancing when we on the road,
Watch we palancing, watch we palancing,
Yes we toting any load,
Watch we palancing, watch we palancing,

Jump up, Jump up, (I say) jump and put your hands up,
Jump up, Jump up, (I say) jump and put your hands up,
Jump up, Jump up, (I say) jump and put your hands up,
Jump up, Jump up

One, two, three, four

PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, jump up and mash up the place,
PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, jump up and mash up the place,
PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, throw your rag in they face,
PALANCE, shake up the place

We don’t care about the recession,
All we want to do is have fun,
Jumping up in the blazing sun,
Blazing sun, blazing sun

Some have energy, some have none,
Wham to you, don’t tell me you bun,
We ent leaving until the ting done

Done, done, done, done, done

This year we palancing,
And everybody joining in,
No time for sleeping,
I drinking anything you bring,
Sexy girls in the lime,
Come on fellas, take a wine,
We eh leaving nothing behind,
Cause we come to jump up and big up we wine so

Jump up, Jump up, (I say) jump and put your hands up,
(I say) Jump up, Jump up, (I say) jump and put your hands up,
(I say) Jump up, Jump up, (I say) jump and put your hands up,
(I say) Jump up, Jump up

One, two, three, four

PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, jump up and mash up the place,
PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, jump up and mash up the place,
PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, throw your rag in they face,
PALANCE, shake up the place

Palance in the savannah,
Jumping up in panorama,
Girl just wave up your bandana,
Bandana, bandana

Jumping up in the Mardi Gras,
Drinking everything by the bar,
Show them girls you have the stamina,
Stamina, stamina

Don’t ever want to be late,
Sexy girls them outside the gate,
Badman yuh wasting my time,
If yuh sticking, stay behind,
Man ready to bump and grind,
So much sexy girls in the lime,
We not leaving none behind,
Cause we come to jump up and big up we wine so

Jump up, Jump up, Jump and put your hands up,
(Let we take a) Jump up, Jump up, Jump up and put your hands up,
(Let we take a) Jump up, Jump up, Jump up and put your hands up,
(Let we take a) Jump up, Jump up

One two three four

PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, jump up and mash up the place,
PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, jump up and mash up the place,
PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, throw your rag in they face,
PALANCE, shake up the place

Palancing when we on the road,
Watch we palancing, watch we palancing,
Yes we toting any load,
Watch we palancing, watch we palancing,

Take a jump jump jump, take a jump up by the truck,
Take a jump jump jump, let we jump and mash it up,
Take a jump jump jump, take a jump up by the truck,
Take a jump jump jump, let we jump and mash it up

Don’t ever want to be late,
Sexy girls them outside the gate,
Badman yuh wasting my time,
If yuh sticking, stay behind,
Man ready to bump and grind,
So much sexy girls in the lime,
We not leaving none behind,
Cause we come to jump up and big up we wine so

Jump up, Jump up, Jump and put your hands up,
(We say) Jump up, Jump up, Jump up and put your hands up,
(We say) Jump up, Jump up, (I say jump) Jump up and put your hands up,
(We say) Jump up, Jump up

Aye yay aye

PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, jump up and mash up the place,
PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, jump up and mash up the place,
PALANCE, shake up the place,
PALANCE, throw your rag in they face,
PALANCE, shake up the place

Palancing when we on the road,
Watch we palancing, watch we palancing,
Yes we toting any load,
Watch we palancing, watch we palancing,

even more PALANCE videos here on YouTube

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  1. youcouldbelievethis
    15 January, 2010 at 9:20

    This was nice. The hall looks the same and the screams bring back fond memories of the fun I had in school with my classmates. This Old Hilarian loves this post.
    Thanks.

  2. 15 January, 2010 at 11:52

    Yow… dis was MAD!!!

    Thanks for posting. The carnival owes you a debt of gratitude!

  3. 16 March, 2010 at 12:23

    Bookmarked for future reference 🙂

  1. 15 January, 2010 at 14:16
  2. 18 January, 2010 at 13:14

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