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Beenie Man – Jerusalem lyrics

INTRO :

WOH DEH DEH , OH LORD
WOH THESE WORDS, THESE WORDS OF THY MOUTH
WOH DEH DEH, WOH THESE WORDS , YES NOW,


CHORUS :1

I LIFT MY HEAD UNTO THE ALMIGHTY GOD
HE SHOWED ME WHAT I HAD HE SAID
STAND FIRM AND BEAT THY DRUMS
AN PREPARE ALL THY CHILDREN OF ISREAL
THEN WAIT FOR THY COMING D-A-A-A-Y

CHORUS :2

SO I BEAT THE KETTE DRUM
AND MEK IT SOUND IN A JERUSELEM
AND ECHO ROUND A JORDON DAN, DAN DAN
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A BETHLEMEM
ECHO UP IN A ZION

VERSE : 1
SO MAN MI BEAT DI KETTE, KETTE
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM CAUSE MAN A NO STREGGAE, STREGGAE
FROM DI KETTE DRUM UNOO GET DI REGGAE, REGGAE
PEOPLE DEM A COME AN ALL A SAY, SAY ,SAY SAY
NEVER KNOW SAY SHOCKING VIBES DID DEH, DEH, DEH, DEH
AFRICANS A SING A LOT A YELLEH, YELLEH
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK WE
WOH, NIGH, NIGH AFRICANS A COME AN DEM A
WOH, NIGH, NIGH THAT'S WHY MI SING SAY


CHORUS

BEAT DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A JERUSELEM
AN ECHO BACK IN A JORDAN DAN DAN
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM MEK IT SOUND IN A BETHLEHEM
AN ECHO BACK IN A ZION-ON-ON


VERSE : 2
SO BINGI MAN A BEAT DI KETTE DRUM, KNOCK DI KETTE DRUM
LICK DI KETTE DRUM CONGO MAN DEH COME DOWN
KICK DI KETTE DRUM, KNOCK DI KETTE DRUM
LICK DI KETTE DRUM GUAD MAN A COME
MARCUS GARVEY WAS A PROPHET, BUT HIM STILL DIS DI KING
CALL DI KING ALL A COWARD, AND FLY A FLAG GAINST HIM
MARCUS GARVEY FACE DEATH, A COULD A JUDGEMENT TEK HIM
BUT SELASSI I DONE DID BLESS HIM
BUT 1966 WHEN DI KING COME VISIT
OLE HEAP A KETTE DRUM A BEAT A RASTA MAN A BEAT IT
WELVE TRIBE FROM ISRAEL, GAUD MAN DEM STAR IT
WATCH DI BOBO DREAD COME , COME JOIN IT
WELL HOUSE A DREAD A COME


CHORUS

BEAT DI KETTE DRUM, KNOCK DI KETTE DRUM
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM , BINGI MAN DEH COME DOWN
LICK DI KETTE DRUM, BUST DI KETTE DRUM
KNOCK DI KETTE DRUM, CONGO MAN DEH COME DOWN
FI BEAT DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A JERUSELEM
AN ECHO UP IN A JORDAN, DAN, DAN
KICK DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A BETHLEHEM
AN ECHO UP IN A ZION, ONE MORE TIME,
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A JERUSELEM
ECHO BACK ROUND A JORDAN DAN, DAN
LICK DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A BETHELEM
WOH LORD, LORD WOH NIGH

VERSE : 3
WOH, ALL SONS OF SELASSI I ME A TALK
IF UNOO LOVE DI REGGAE MUSIC, MEK DI KETTE DRUM TALK
INDIAN A BEAT DI KETTE DRUM WHEN A WAR
ETHIOPIAN A ANSWER BACK FROM FAR
NOW JAMAICANS A BEAT DI KETTE AN A DANCE
PEOPLE ALL A JUMP AN PRANCE
BUT HEAR MI SING


CHORUS

BEAT DI KETTE DRUM, KNOCK DI KETTE DRUM
GIMME DI KETTE DRUM TILL MORNING COME DOWN
LICK DI KETTE DRUM, KNOCK DI KETTE DRUM
GIMMI DI KETTE DRUM TILL A MORNING COME


CHORUS : 1

I LIFT MY HEAD UNTO THE ALMIGHTY ONE
HE SHOWED ME WHAT I HAD HE SAID STAND
FIRM AND BEAT THY DRUMS AN PREPARE
ALL THY CHILDREN OF ISREAL
THEN WAIT FOR THY COMING D-A-A-A-Y

CHORUS : 2

SO I BEAT THE KETTE DRUM AND MEK IT SOUND IN A JERUSELEM
AND ECHO ROUND A JORDON DAN, DAN DAN
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A BETHLEMEM
ECHO UP IN A ZION

REPEAT :

BEAT DI KETTE DRUM, BUST DI KETTE DRUM
LICK DI KETTE DRUM TILL A MORNING COME DOWN
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM, KNOCK DI KETTE DRUM
BEAT DI KETTE TILL A MORNING WOH LORD

BEAT DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A JERUSELEM
AN ECHO BACK ROUND A JORDAN, DAN, DAN
BEAT DI KETTE DRUM AN MEK IT SOUND IN A BETHEHEM



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/b/beenie_man/jerusalem.html

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