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Legalize It
Peter Tosh Lyrics


Legalize it
Don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah yeah
And I will advertise it

Some call it tamjee (tamjee)
Some call it the weed (tamjee)
Some call it marijuana (marijuana), ayy-yeah
Some a dem call it ganja (ganja)

Never mind, got to legalize it
And don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah, yeah
And I will advertise it

Singers smoke it
And players of instrument too
Legalize it, yeah, yeah
That's the best thing you can do

Doctors smoke it
Nurses smoke it
Judges smoke it
Even lawyer too

So you've got to legalize it
And, uh, don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah, yeah
And I will advertise it

It's good for the flu
Good for asthma
Good for tuberculosis
Even umara composis

Go to legalize it
Don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah, yeah
I will advertise it

Birds eat it
Ants love it
Fowls eat it
Goats love to play with it

So you've got to legalize it
And don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah, yeah
And I will advertise it

Keep on telling you legalize it

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing
Written by: Peter Tosh

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Mitchell Nobles

araha del ganja fedelia antoka rastaman arie del rasta

Juan Lantigua

if love ganja go for it

John Leo Macayran Murillo

uram nga oka

Willian Junior

legalize

Jordy Fox Vargas Gonzales

LEGALIZE IT IN PERU

Most interesting comments from YouTube:

Soli Deogloria

Many places have legalized ganja in the United States, but the promised healing of the nation never came, nor will it.

Why ?

Weed will never heal sin.

Question : Why something rather than nothing ?
Answer : Because of an uncaused, non contingent, first cause of all contingency...

God

What is the chief end of man ?
Man's chief end is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.

Seek Christ Jesus the Redeemer


For secondary and tertiary understanding...

Research...
1.The cosmological argument
2.The contingency argument
3.The teleological argument
4.The ontological argument
5.The moral argument

Life is but a vapor, for you know not the day nor hour that you shall draw your last breath before you jump into eternity.

Choose you this day who you shall serve.



willieluncheonette

Ninth song by Peter Tosh on the anniversary of his passing in 1987.
Bunny, always the spiritual one, left the Wailers in 1973 after Chris Blackwell, the owner of their label Island Records, stated the Wailers would play " freak clubs" on the upcoming American portion of their tour. Peter left a few months later in November
Peter's first solo album, Legalize It, with its iconic cover of the man becoming one with a field of ganja, made him a world wide sensation. I'm sure the album surprised many with its very laid back vibe---usually Peter was militant and filled with righteous indignation towards oppressors everywhere.
Here is what Wiki has to say-- " Legalize It is an album and song by Peter Tosh. Legalize It was Tosh's debut album as a solo artist after leaving The Wailers. It was recorded at Treasure Isle and Randy's, Kingston, Jamaica in 1975 and released in Jamaica in the same year. ]
Legalize It is one of the three solo albums released in 1976 by Wailers members, along with Bunny Wailer's album Blackheart Man and Bob Marley's Rastaman Vibration.
The song was written in response to his ongoing victimization by the Jamaican police and as a political piece pushing for the legalization of cannabis, particularly for medical use. In 1977, Tosh backed this up by saying 'We are the victims of Rasclot circumstances. Victimization, colonialism, gonna lead to bloodbath'. Tosh also said 'Herb will become like cigarettes', in an NME interview in 1977."
Let's hear three songs from Legalize It. First up is the famous title song.

. Peter Tosh – guitar, keyboards, vocals
Al Anderson – guitar
Aston Barrett, Robbie Shakespeare – bass
Carlton "Santa" Davis, Carlton Barrett – drums
Tyrone "Organ D" Downie – keyboards
Donald Kinsey – guitar
Robbie "Ras" Lee – harmonica
Rita Marley – background vocals
Judy Mowatt - background vocals
Bunny Wailer – background vocals



Rahul Naveth

Legalize it, don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah, yeah, and I will advertise it
Some call it tampee, tampee
Some call it the weed
Some call it marijuana, marijuana
Some of them call it ganja, ganja
Every man got to legalize it, and don't criticize it
Legalize it yeah, yeah, and I will advertise it
Singers smoke it
And players of instrument too
Legalize it, yeah, yeah
That's the best thing you can do
Doctors smoke it, nurses smoke it
Judges smoke it, even the lawyer too
So you've got to legalize it, and don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah, yeah, and I will advertise it
It's good for the flu, a good for asthma
Good for tuberculosis, even umara composis
Got to legalize it, don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah, yeah, I will advertise it
Birds eat it, ants love it
Fowls eat it, goats love to play with it
So you've got to legalize it, don't criticize it
Legalize it, yeah, yeah, and I will advertise it
Keep on telling you, legalize it



All comments from YouTube:

Jeremiah JJ

Peter Tosh has a voice to all people who smoke marijuana every day. It heals your body so much, you got to LEGALIZE IT!

Bro Dee

Agree it's the medicine of the earth

Tony Dele

I'm not going to like the comment let it be at 420 likes lol

Wepukhulu Frank

About 5 years ago i read this msg 🤗 just came back to say hi 👊

Jason Pearcy

@VIRAL SHORTS not for everyone unfortunately so everyone please please keep up the fight..

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