Ziggy Marley, Desmond Dekker Israelites cover

Israelites
by Ziggy Marley & Desmond Dekker
Lyrics



Israelites Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir
So that every mouth can be fed
Poor me Israelites Aah
Verse 2
Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir
So that every mouth can be fed
Poor me Israelite
Verse 3
My wife and my kids, they packed up and leave me
Darling, she said, I was yours to be seen
Poor me Israelite
Verse 4
Shirt them a-tear up, trousers is gone
I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde
Poor me Israelite
Verse 5
After a storm there must be a calm
They catch me in the farm
You sound your alarm
Poor a-poor a-poor me Israelite
Verse 6
I said I get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir
So that every mouth can be fed
Poor me Israelite Aah
Verse 7
I said my wife and my kids, they are packed up and leave me
Darling, she said, I was yours to be seen
Poor me Israelites Aah
Verse 8
Look Me shirts them a-tear up, trousers are gone
I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde
A-poor a-poor me Israelites Aah
Verse 9
After a storm there must be a calm
They catch me in the farm
You sound your alarm
Poor me Israelite
A-poor a-poor a-poor me Israelites Aah

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