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Poor Jah People - Lyrics

Whoa ooy, ooy - aah, aah aye
Equal right and justice
We want to see it whoy ooy

Jah people walk through the valley of the shadow of life
All through the agony of Babylon, we fear no evil
Poor. Jah people
We have been hit, stoned and refused
Kicked out on the street so many, many times
Poor. Jah people

Jah is not satisfied with what is going on
He need to see some more equal rights and justice turn up
Poor. Jah people
We have never been given a chance even one time
To try and control our own little lives
Poor. Jah people, wooy, wooy

For Jah know it all
Jah seal it and hol' and control it
Poor. Jah people
Equal rights and justice stand for all
But some take it aside away and slowly crawl
Poor. brrrr, Jah people

(.)
Qedamawi Qedamawi I I, Selassie
Mahamlai, Ras Qatari I
The heads of all gods
The King of King and Lords of Lords
Poor. poor Jah People

Jah is not satisfied with what is going on
He need to see some more equal rights and justice turn up
Poor. Jah people
We have been used, stoned and refused
Kicked out on the street for so many, many times
Poor. Jah people

Some have got a bag full in their hands
And while you see some, dem mouth wide from hungry
Poor. Jah people
But it will be weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth
Who nah no teeth, dem gum a go feel it
Poor. Jah people

Who know they are doing wrong
Just translate it and put in right
Poor. Jah people
I-man ah obey these words, I say
For before one of these word pass away
Zion and earth pass
Poor. Jah people

From a long time ago we have been working on the plantation
With nothing at all to gi' remember
Poor. Jah people
It is full time now for us to have
There should be there more no more, have not I say
Poor Jah people, poor Jah people
Oh Jah, oh Jah Rastafari
I just can't express in words, I say
Poor. Jah people

But all I know whatever you're doing for poor Jah people
Do it good and positive, I say
Poor. Jah people, poor Jah
Jah never yet been asleep or slumber
Jah count in all your deeds and days by number
Poor. Jah people

Be careful what you do and say
The prayers of the poor
Reach to the ears of Jah His Imperial Majesty I
(Poor. Jah people) Rastafari
?? he put in my mind
Living like this can't be good at all
Poor. Jah people

Some on the street, drinking dirty water
Some eating out of garbage pan, I say
Poor. Lord Jah Rastfari - Jah people
Only Jah I can tell all my problems
Because I'm really my brothers keeper
Poor. Jah people

Writer(s): BILLY HILL

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