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    Posted: 21 April 2005 at 11:14am

 

Alan Cole and Carlton Barrett



Bob sets to music the speech presented to the United Nations by H.I.M Haile Selassie.
Selassie's plea for human rights now created the most powerful anti-racist statement.



WAR


Until the philosophy which holds one race
Superior and another inferior
Is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned
Everywhere is war, me say war

That until there is no longer first class
And second class citizens of any nation
Until the colour of a man's skin
Is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes
Me say war

That until the basic human rights are equally 
Guaranteed to all, without regard to race
Dis a war

That until that day
The dream of lasting peace, world citizenship
Rule of international morality
Will remain in but a fleeting illusion
To be pursued, but never attained
Now everywhere is war, war

And until the ignoble and unhappy regimes
That hold our brothers in Angola, in Mozambique,
South Africa sub-human bondage
Have been toppled, utterly destroyed
Well, everywhere is war, me say war

War in the east, war in the west
War up north, war down south
War, war, rumours of war

And until that day, the African continent 
Will not know peace, we Africans will fight
We find it necessary and we know we shall win
As we are confident in the victory

Of good over evil, good over evil, good over evil
Good over evil, good over evil, good over evil


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote blond Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 April 2005 at 11:40am

Thank you.

Bob was assassinated to stop his rising influence on so-called Third World politricks. This was part of an undeclared war by white nations to break the unity of all Black people globally that was taking place in the 1950's, 60's and 70's. The result was that people like Patrice Lamumba, Steven Biko, Sadat, Marley, Malcolm X, Martin King and many many others were killed because white nations knew that the "body" (Pan-Africanist Movement) could not survive without its "head".

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Originally posted by blond blond wrote:

Thank you.

Bob was assassinated to stop his rising influence on so-called Third World politricks. This was part of an undeclared war by white nations to break the unity of all Black people globally that was taking place in the 1950's, 60's and 70's. The result was that people like Patrice Lamumba, Steven Biko, Sadat, Marley, Malcolm X, Martin King and many many others were killed because white nations knew that the "body" (Pan-Africanist Movement) could not survive without its "head".

 Es_Selam'un Aleykum ve Rahmetullahi ve Berakatuh brother Blond,

 Blond,you are talking about the sheriffeses...






HIS LIFE
HIS MUSIC



One Love
2001


Songs of Freedom
2001


Deluxe Edition
2002


Burnin'
1973


Live!
1975


Talkin' Blues
1991




Legend 1991


Live! 1991


Time Will Tell 1992
I Shot the Sheriff




Bob Marley



"I want to say 'I shot the police' but the government would have made a fuss so I said 'I shot the sheriff' instead... but it's the same idea: justice." Bob, Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh never blended and complemented each other better than in this timeless testimony of innocence and defiance from the Burnin album. 'If I am guilty I will pay!'. The song also provided Eric Clapton with a number one hit in America, drawing attention to Marley's extraordinary songwriting talents. The versions from Live! and Talkin' Blues were recorded from an extraordinary two night engagement in the summer of 1975 at the Lyceum Ballroom in London; the version on Talkin' Blues is taken from the first of the two concert nights.




I shot the sheriff, but I didn't shoot no deputy
Oh, no, oh
I shot the sheriff, but I didn't shoot no deputy
Ooh, ooh, ooh Yeah

All around in my hometown
They're tryin' to track me down, yeah
They say they want to bring me in guilty
For the killing of a deputy, for the life of a deputy
But I say, oh, now, now...

Oh, I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self defense
Ooh, ooh, ooh
I said, I shot the sheriff, Oh Lord
And they say it is a capital offense
Ooh, ooh, ooh
Hear this

Sheriff John Brown always hated me
For what I don't know
Ev'ry time I plant a seed
He said, "Kill it before it grows."
He said, "Kill them before they grow."

And so, oh, now, now,
Read it in the news

I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self defense
Ooh, ooh, ooh
Where was the deputy?
I said I shot the sheriff but I swear it was in self defense

Freedom came my way one day
And I started out of town, yeah!
All of a sudden I saw Sheriff John Brown
Aiming to shoot me down
So I shot, I shot, I shot him down
And I say, if I am guilty I will pay

I shot the sheriff, but I say, but I didn't shoot no deputy
Ooh, no, oh
I shot the sheriff, but I didn't shoot no deputy
Ooo, ooo, ooh

Reflexes had the better of me
And what is to be must be
Ev'ry day the bucket a-go-a well
One day the bottom a-go drop out
One day the bottom a-go drop out
I say, I, I, ...

I, I shot the sheriff, but I didn't shoot the deputy, no
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Suleyman,

U r 2 cool!!!

Peace, ummziba.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words...they break my soul ~
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Originally posted by ummziba ummziba wrote:

Suleyman,

U r 2 cool!!!

Peace, ummziba.

 No,Sister;i was cool!!!

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O.K., I've got to ask - why are you no longer cool?  Any one who posts Marley is pretty cool in my books!

Peace, ummziba.

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Originally posted by ummziba ummziba wrote:

O.K., I've got to ask - why are you no longer cool?  Any one who posts Marley is pretty cool in my books!

Peace, ummziba.

Hmmm,good question...i am on the way of finding the answer of this question,absolutely i know some of it's parts;but hidden between me and Allah...

 Sister,are u serious on leaving the board?,why?...will u listen my story about while i had no pc in my room and i was also a jobless;but i kept writing on the board...will u listen or you decided to go?,let me know...



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