Rat Race [Live]
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Song Meaning
Verse 1
(Oh, what a rat race!)
(Oh, what a rat race!)
(Oh, what a rat race!)
(This is the rat race!)
(Rat race!)
Verse 2
Some a-lawful, some a-bastard, some a-jacket
Oh, what a rat race, yeah!
Rat race!
Some a gorgon-a, some a hooligan-a, some a guine-gog-a
In this 'ere rat race, yeah!
Rat race!
Verse 3
I'm singin'
When the cat's away
The mice will play
Political violence fill ya city, yeah!
Don't involve rasta in your say say
I'm sayin'
Rasta don't work for no CIA
Verse 4
Rat race
Rat race,
Rat race yeah!
Rat race
I'm sayin'
When you think it's peace and safety
A sudden destruction
Collective security for surety, yeah!
Verse 5
Don't forget your history
Know your destiny
In the abundance of water
The fool is thirsty
Rat race
Rat race
Rat race
Verse 6
Rat race!
Oh, it's a disgrace
To see the human race
In a rat race, yeah
Verse 7
Rat race!
You got the horse race
You got the dog race
You got the human race
But this is a rat race, yeah
Rat race!
Verse 8
Some a-chicken, some a-scatter
Some are budgies, some are bats
In this here rat race
Rat race

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



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