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"lyricDownPresserMan
Downpresser man
Where you gonna run to
(3x)
All along that day
(CHORUS)
You gonna run to the sea
But the sea will be boiling
When you run to the sea
The sea will be boiling(2x)
All along that day
You gonna run to the rocks
The rocks will be melting
When you run to the rocks
The rocks will be melitng(2x)
All that day
So I said
CHORUS
You drink your big champagne and laugh(3x)
All along that day
I wouldn't like to be a flea
Under your collar man
(3x)
All along that day
You can run but you can't hide(3x)
Telling you all along that day
You gonna run to the Lord
Beggin' to hide you
(2x)
You gonna run to Jah
Beggin' to hide you
All, all along that day
And I said Downpresser Man
Where you gonna run to
Where you gonna run to Downpresser man
Where you gonna run to
I said all along
All along, along that day Downpresser man(4x)
Wait, Downpresser man
Where you gonna run to
Downpresser man
I don't know where you gonna run to
All along that day
Downpresser man
You can't run, you can't bribe Jah-Jah
Can't call him in a bar
Fe can drink some
Devil soup
Can't bribe him to run a car now
Can't test him faith
Downpresser man(5x)
Where you gonna run to
Downpresser man
You can't bribe no one
Them no want no money
Them run'f money
That money get funny
Downpresser Man...
S here"



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  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 2:45 pm
    Sinnerman... Nina simone but with a twist on the local politics of his time with a language that would resonate with the folk he was addressing himself to.
  • u
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    UnregisteredApr 4, 2012 at 9:23 pm
    The man who makes you feel down, who does not permits the total expression of your own liberties and things related with who you are. A reaaally bad man...
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    ravensherpaFeb 29, 2012 at 12:22 am
    Those who opress others will ultimately pay for their sins. There will be no saving them when it all comes down.

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