One Drop



Oo-oo-ooh, yea-ah. Wo-yoy! Wo-yoy! Wo-yoy! Wo-yoy-yoy-yoy!Feel it in the one drop;And we'll still find time to rap;We're makin' the one stop,The generation gap;Now feel this drumbeatAs it beats within,Playin' a riddim,Resisting against the system, ooh-wee!
I know Jah's never let us down;Pull your rights from wrong(I know Jah would never let us down)Oh, no! Oh, no! Oh, no!They made their world so hard (so hard):Every day we got to keep on fighting (fighting);They made their world so hard (so hard):Every day the people are dyin' (dying), yeah!(It dread, dread) For hunger (dread, dread) and starvation(dread, dread, dread, dread),Lamentation (dread dread),But read it in Revelation (dread, dread, dread, dread):You'll find your redemptionAnd then you give us the teachings of His Majesty,For we no want no devil philosophy;A you fe give us the teachings of His Majesty,A we no want no devil philosophy:
Feel it in the one drop;And we still find time to rap;We're making the one stop,And we filling the gap:So feel this drumbeatAs it beats withinPlaying a riddim, uh!Fighting against ism and skism,
Singing: I know Jah's never let us down;Pull your rights from wrong:I know Jah's never let us down.Oh, no! Oh, no! Oh, no!They made their world so hardEvery day (we got to keep on fighting), every day;They made their world so hardEvery day (the people are dying), eh!(dread, dread, it dread, dread) Oh, whoa! Make dem a-go on so:(dread, dread, it dread on dread) Ah, whoa!(dread, dread) I'll walk (it dread, dread)Ah, whoa! Frighten dem, ah whoa!(dread, dread) Ah, whoa! Frighten dem, eh!Give us the teachings of His Majesty - with a stick-up!We no want no devil philosophy. Can you hear?Give us the teachings of His Majesty,For we no want no devil philosophy.
We feel it in the one drop; you're lucky!For we still got time to rap,And we're making the one stopLet me tell ya: this generation gap.So feel this drumbeat;I tell you what: it's beating withinFeel you heart playing a riddim - /fadeout/
[And you know it's resisting against ism and skism,Singing: I know Jah would never let us down.]