The Oppressed Song
Bunny Wailer Lyrics


The man oppressed will seem to do the worst
But with all he possesses self preservation comes first
His damnation comes from not burning free
As destruction of the poor is their poverty, is their poverty

While oppression is the poor man's choice
Ah, but in this he does rejoice
His burdens though heavy, he somehow bears
As for his seed, there's only one who cares
There's only one who cares

Though his pilgrimage extends, his progresses ascends
But as the prudent one exalts, he is gonna find his faults
But as the wise man sees, he knows, he knows
There's no rest in the west, so to the east he goes, to the east he goes
Where he can find peace of mind, oh

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Written by: NEVILLE LIVINGSTON

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johnny zell

The man oppressed will seem to do the worst
But with all he possesses self preservation comes first
His damnation comes from not burning free
As destruction of the poor is their poverty, is their poverty
While oppression is the poor man's choice
Ah, but in this he does rejoice
His burdens though heavy, he somehow bears
As for his seed, there's only one who cares
There's only one who cares
Though his pilgrimage extends, his progresses ascends
But as the prudent one exalts, he is gonna find his faults
But as the wise man sees, he knows, he knows
There's no rest in the west, so to the east he goes, to the east he goes
Where he can find peace of mind, oh



All comments from YouTube:

johnny zell

The man oppressed will seem to do the worst
But with all he possesses self preservation comes first
His damnation comes from not burning free
As destruction of the poor is their poverty, is their poverty
While oppression is the poor man's choice
Ah, but in this he does rejoice
His burdens though heavy, he somehow bears
As for his seed, there's only one who cares
There's only one who cares
Though his pilgrimage extends, his progresses ascends
But as the prudent one exalts, he is gonna find his faults
But as the wise man sees, he knows, he knows
There's no rest in the west, so to the east he goes, to the east he goes
Where he can find peace of mind, oh

Fred Arthur

One of the best reggae albums

zookat

@ronaldbusuttil No doubt, the best ever reggae album in my opinion. If I had to take only one reggae album to a desert island, this would be it!

melanin warrior

Roots reggae music 100% pure

subg88

This has to be funkiest reggae yet produced

Ihuoma

This is a great song - so wonderful in everything...

Kyle Mac

I thought I was about hear some extreme metal looking at the album art.

Marite Marley

only one who cares for JAH children.

Mziyanda Besengile

Marite Marley

Dreadless Rasta

Love this tune. Respect to Bunny.

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