rm_Kissmystuff 61F
2665 posts
4/19/2006 1:15 pm

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Often I will listen to reggae..Bob Marley..most often. Something I've noticed about his that he has songs that fit almost every situation. His words inspire and encourage. No matter what your doesn't matter. There is some song..lyrics that you can relate to. He seems to particularly hold dear..the common man..just the regular she or he. The following song lyrics seem to speak particularly to today..and what is going on in the world..and here in the US of A.

Get Up, Stand Up

Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for your right (3 times)
Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight

Preacher man don't tell me heaven is under the earth
I know you don't know what life is really worth
Is not all that glitters in gold and
Half the story has never been told
So now you see the light, aay
Stand up for your right.
Come on

Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for your right
Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight

Most people think great God will come from the sky
Take away ev'rything, and make ev'rybody feel high
But if you know what life is worth
You would look for yours on earth
And now you see the light
You stand up for your right, yeah!

Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for your right
Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight
Get Up, Stand Up. Life is your right
So we can't give up the fight
Stand up for your right, Lord, Lord
Get Up, Stand Up. Keep on struggling on
Don't give up the fight

We're sick and tiredof your ism and skism game
Die and go to heaven in 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 right

So you'd better get up, stand up, stand up for your right
Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight
Get Up, Stand Up, stand up for your right
Get Up, Stand Up, don't give up the fight.

Yes..We'd better get up..stand up..for our rights. At this point in time..they seem to be under concentrated attack.


rm_cru1972 44M
4407 posts
4/19/2006 2:40 pm

All of our rights are under attack in some shape, or another. Before long it is possible to be living in some state of Nazi regime, If we do not stand up for our rights while we still possess them

Marley is a wonderful musician too

digdug41 49M

4/19/2006 3:28 pm

you know what kiss, you spark me like public enemy sparks me, but in a much more subtle way at times and I just love it when you make me think, I kid you not. I just love your blog coz what you dont know can in some instances kill you and you know this too, thanks for sharing those marley lyrics, I grew up listening to him and he definitely got something for ya if you listen cyaroun the blogs

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dandelion60540 105F
76 posts
4/19/2006 8:01 pm

Huge Bob Marley fan here. I listen to him a lot. That song is one of my favorites.

Nightguy_1961 55M
4866 posts
4/20/2006 12:33 am

I like Marley a lot.

Don't worry...there are a lot of us who quietly observe what's going on...and will stand up when the times call for it.


rm_kelli4u2dew 41F
5220 posts
4/20/2006 5:44 am

Used constitution for sale, cheap! Will trade for oil! No heathens need apply!

Gypsy329 46F

4/20/2006 8:37 am

I agree that our rights are, without doubt, under attack. Bob Marley is one of my all time musicians....He was so before his time but his music is timeless.

bigknob1958 52M

4/20/2006 11:34 am

dont forget another great figure in music of whom marley said; 'he say it right...he say it true' (he was refering of course to Bob Dylan)

interested13563 53M
2557 posts
4/20/2006 12:01 pm

One of the greatest songs ever. Let it be heard loud!!!!

KarezzaMagick 64M
165 posts
4/20/2006 8:14 pm

Great song! I had every album he made and even one or two by the "I-Threes" (Rita Marley, Judy Mowatt, and.... hmmmmmm...the third I, I have forgotten).

Another old time great that applies to our times is... "It Can't Happen Here," by Frank Zappa.

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