Redemption Song (Bob Marley)

The final track on Bob Marley & the Wailers’ ninth album, Uprising,

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Brigitte Kindlimann

Brigitte Kindlimann
Brigitte Kindlimann, Wolville 2018

I remember Brigitte Kindlimann from ’round 2004 or so, at my local in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland. She had a rat on her shoulder. It was that same place, a bar called “Beatz”, where we started getting into things artsy and musical last year. A relentlessly creative spirit, mother of two, supporter of the arts and a digital media aficionado. Continue reading Brigitte Kindlimann

No Woman No Cry (Bob Marley)

The song [wiki]No Woman No Cry[/wiki] first became known in 1974 through the studio album [wiki]Natty Dread[/wiki].

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Get Up, Stand Up (Peter Tosh,Bob Marley)

Get Up, Stand Up was written by [wiki]Bob Marley[/wiki] and [wiki]Peter Tosh[/wiki]. It originally appeared on The Wailers’ 1973 album Burnin’.

Andy Flinn sing this song on a Gm vamp….

Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights!
Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights!
Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights!
Get up, stand up: dont give up the fight!

% Preacherman, dont tell me, %
Heaven is under the earth. %
% I know you dont know   %
What life is really worth.   %   Its not
all that glitters is gold   %
Alf the story has never been told. So
Now you see % the light % eh!
Stand up for %  your rights %. come on!


% Most % people think  %
Great God will come from the sky  %,
%    Take away everything  % and
Make everybody feel high   %
%  But if you know what life %  is worth  %
%  You will look for yours on earth:  And
Now you see %  the light  % You
Stand up for % your rights. %  jah! %


We sick an tired of-a your ism-skism game
Dyin n goin to heaven in-a jesus name, lord.
%  We know when we understand  %
%  Almighty God is a living man   % You can
Fool some people sometimes   % But you
Can’t fool all the people all the time. So
Now we see  %  the light  %  We gonna
Stand up for % our rights!


The Harder They Come (Jimmy Cliff)

This song comes from the 1972 Movie [wiki]The Harder They Come[/wiki]…

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Day-O (The Banana Boat Song, Harry Belafonte)

By [wiki]Harry Belafonte[/wiki], see [wiki]Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)[/wiki]

Verse :E E E E
E E B7 E:
Chorus :E E B7 B7
      (come Mr, Tallyman) E E B7 E:
Bridge :E E B7 A
      (Day-O) E E B7 E:

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Yellow Bird (Monton/Bergman)

Where did this song come from? It was written originally in [wiki title=”Haitian_Creole”]Haitan Creole[/wiki] by [wiki title=”Michel_Mauléart_Monton”]Michel Mauléart Monton[/wiki], and called [wiki title=”Choucoune (song)”]Choucoune[/wiki]. English lyrics by [wiki title=”Alan_and_Marilyn_Bergman”]Alan and Marilyn Bergman[/wiki] Continue reading Yellow Bird (Monton/Bergman)