Israelites

{title: Israelites}
{artist: Desmond Dekker}
{X_UGNG_category:Rocksteady}
 

 
[A]Get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir
[A]So that every mouth can be fed
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [A]Get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir
 [A]So that every mouth can be fed
 [D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [A]My wife an' my kids them a pack up an' a leave me
 [A]Darlin' she said, "I was yours to be seen"
 [D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [A]Shirt dem a tear-up trousers a go
 [A]I don't want to end up like Bonny and Clyde
 [D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [A]After a storm there must be a calm
 [A]You catch me in your farm, you sound your alarm
 [D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [A]I said, "I get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir
 [A]So that every mouth can be fed"
 [D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [A]My wife an' my kids them a pack up an' a leave me
 [A]Darlin' she said, "I was yours to be seen"
 [D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [A]Look, shirt dem a tear-up trousers a go
 [A]I don't want to end up like Bonny and Clyde
 [D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [A]After a storm there must be a calm
 [A]You catch me in your farm, you sound your alarm
 [D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F][G]
 
 [D]A-poor, a-poor, [E]a-poor, a-poor me [A]Israelites
 [A7]Ima wondering working for hard
 [D]A-poor, a-poor, [E]a-poor, a-poor me [A]Israelites
 [A7]I look a-down and out, sir
 [D]A-poor, a-poor, [E]a-poor, a-poor me [A]Israelites