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Duppy Conqueror
by Bunny Livingston
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Song Meaning
Verse 1
Yes, me friend, me friend
Dem set me free again
Yes, me friend, me friend
Me deh 'pon street again
Verse 2
The bars could not hold me;
Force could not control me now.
They try to keep me down
But God put me around. Yeah!
Verse 3
Yes, I've been accused
Wrongly abused now
But through the powers of the Most High
They've got to turn me loose
Verse 4
So don't try to cold me up on this bridge, now.
I've got to reach Mount Zion
The highest region.
So if you a bull-bucka,
Let me tell you this:
I'm a duppy conqueror - conqueror.
Verse 5
Yes, me friend, me good friend
Dem set me free again, mm
Yes, me friend
Dem turn me loose again
Verse 6
Don't try to show off
You make your friend dem laugh
For I will cut you off
And I will take the laughs off
I'm crying
Verse 7
Yes, me friend
We deh a street again
Yes, me friend, me friend, me friend
Dem set me free again
Verse 8
Bars could not hold me

Writer(s):Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.,
Copyright: BOB MARLEY
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