Desmond Dekker, The Israelites 007 (Shanty Town) cover

007 (Shanty Town)
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Verse 1
0-0-7, 0-0-7
At ocean eleven
And now rude boys have a go wail
'Cause them out of jail
Rude boys cannot fail
'Cause them must get bail
Verse 2
Dem a loot, dem a shoot, dem a wail (a shanty town)
Dem a loot, dem a shoot, dem a wail (a shanty town)
Dem rude boys get a probation (a shanty town)
And rude boy bomb up the town (a shanty town)
Verse 3
0-0-7, 0-0-7
At ocean eleven
And the rude boys a go wail
'Cause them out of jail
Rude boys cannot fail
'Cause them must get bail
Verse 4
Dem a loot, dem a shoot, dem a wail (a shanty town)
Dem a loot, dem a shoot, dem a wail (a shanty town)
Dem rude boys get a probation (a shanty town)
And rude boy bomb up the town (a shanty town)
Verse 5
Police get taller (a shanty town)
Soldier get longer (a shanty town)
Rude boy a weep and a wail (a shanty town)
Rude boy a weep and a wail (a shanty town)

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