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One Drop Chords
ONE DROP!!
To All RASTAMAN!!!
submitted by: Al Kent Aldiano
Chow!!

Jah live!!

From the "Survival" album, this was released in Jamaica as a single, becoming a big hit.
The song is a further call for unity: Bob is saying he wont' deal with any other
philosophy than the teachings of His Majesty.

Chorus:
                    G          Em
Feel it in the one drop
C                             D
And we'll still find time to rap
                       G       Em
We're making the one stop
C                D
The generation gap
                    G           Em
So feel this drum beat
 C               D          
As it beats within
             G       Em
Playing a rhythm 
C                        D
resisting against the system
        G        Em               C
Ooh-we I know Jah'd never let us down
C                       D
Pull your rights from wrong
 G       Em              C
I know Jah'd never let us down
D
Oh no! oh no! oh no!

Verse:

G                        Em
They made the world so hard
  C                      D
Everyday the people are dying
 G                  Em        C            D
From hunger and starvation,          lamentation 
G                Em
But read it in Revelation
C                     D
You'll find your redemption
G                                            Em
And then you give us the teaching of His Majesty
       C                      D
For we no want no devil philosophy

Chorus:
                     G         Em
Feel it on the one drop   
C                          D
And we still find time to rap
                      G           Em
We're making the one stop
C                   D
And we fill in the gap
                   G          Em
So feel this drum beat
C             D        G               Em
As it beats within, playing a rhythm
C                          D
Fighting against ism and skism 
=====E n J O Y!!==========

 
 
Bob Marley - One Drop Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
One Drop tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind One Drop Chords:

Robert "Bob" Nesta Marley OM (February 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981) was a Jamaican musician, singer-songwriter, and Rastafarian. He was the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for the ska, rocksteady and reggae bands: The Wailers (1964 – 1974) and Bob Marley & the Wailers (1974 – 1981). Marley died nearly thirty years ago, but remains the most widely known and revered performer of ska/reggae music, and is credited for helping spread Jamaican music to the worldwide audience.[1]

Marley's best known hits includes "I Shot the Sheriff", "No Woman, No Cry", "Exodus", "Could You Be Loved", "Stir It Up", "Jamming", "Redemption Song", "One Love" and, together with The Wailers, ""Three Little Birds".,[2] as well as the posthumous releases "Buffalo Soldier" and "Iron Lion Zion". The compilation album, Legend, released in 1984, three years after his death, is the best-selling reggae album ever (10 times platinum[3]), with sales of more than 12 million copies.[2]

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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