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Tribute To The Martyrs lyrics

It was a hard task
To take on

To make us all believe

To rescue us from evil cause
They wanted to achieve
Avenge to gain respect
Defend ourselves to the end
Patriots of dark continent
I give all of my confidence
Redemption

(2) Weh dem gone

weh dem deh

Tribute to the martyrs
Which part dem gone
A weh dem deh, Heh
When Martyrs died they save our lives
They had an early grave
Sacrifice has taken place
For the chosen race heh
(2) Which part dem gone
Which part dek ...

There was one they crucified
Dead man tell no tales
There were some they hung so high
We know the reason why
Caught, and tried, bound and beat
Locked, locked away inside
But won their war of words
Patriots lost their lives
Yet no-one cries
The whole world stands accused.

(2) Which part dem gone
Which part dem deh

A multitude of people
Dem try dem best to convince
Only to capture the heart of a few
The truth you can't dismiss
They are telling me silent waters run deep
So their knowledge I'II always seek
They are telling me,
A nation without its past history
Is like a tree without roots

(2) Which part dem gone
Which part dem deh ...

Best to strike when irons hot,
It will not bend when cold....
Not to late to learn my friend
Wisdom ripes with old age, if you got it
Now wake up you distressed, yeh yeh yeh
Under, under oppressor man affliction
Hell fire can't be quenched with water no sah!
Though it once had a dreadful shower of rain
We who are blessed they just can't put us under
Martyrs golden text is bondage never again
If not by free will it then by force
Break the bondage plot that course.

Remember.........
Message preach to all, you hear something
Doctrine for the soul, you feel something
The story has been told, you know something
Now answer, martyrs call, do something -
Prophesise the fall
Backs against the wall no more, be something

(2) Which part dem gone
Which part dem deh

Dialogue:

GOOSENECK
INITY
GOOSENECK

SIZE 9
STEPPER

SIZE 9
STEPPER
GOOSENECK
STEPPER

GREYSEED

INITY
GOOSENECK

BUMBO
GREYSEED
BUMBO
INITY

GOOSENECK
INITY
SIZE 9
GOOSENECK

SIZE 9
GOOSENECK
SIZE 9
BUMBO
INITY
GOOSENECK
GRIZZLY
GOOSENECK

BUMBO
(2) INITY
GOOSENECK
STEPPER

GOOSENECK
INITY
GOOSENECK

INITY

Homage to the Martyrs
Tribute to the Martyrs
Love it, it suit a man
to set example like
Toussaint L'Overture chase all
oppressor man out of his land.
Quick.
Hey stepper is what happen to Bogle?
Morant Bay rebellion
standing up feh 'im rights
dem decide fe hang 'im up
WHAT?
Truly
865
So Greyseed what you hear
'bout Jackson.
George Jackson
imprisonment
- solitary confinement.
Pow! Pow! Aaaaakhhhhhh!
197I
Bumbo ....
Yes Greyseed?
WHAT happen to Marcus?
Marcus say a thing sah.
ONE GOD, ONE AIM,
ONE DESTINY
Starliner
Black
Hey is wha happen to Biko
Biko detainee
in detention - Vank
What?
1977
South Africa
The Black Panthers
Freedom Fighters!
They tried them died
Luther King
He had a dream grizzly -
He had a dream
believe you me
Malcolm X
LIFT STRUGGLE
In pool of blood I965
But wait -
nobody don't leave?
Is only we Rasta.
Yes I
I and I was not born
rich nor poor.
I and I was born naked.
You hear something
feel something
know something
do something
see something
BE SOMEONE ....
.... (fade)

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