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Said
I'm wanted dread, & alive By
the evil forces Said
I'm wanted dread, & alive Nowhere
to hide They
are trying to find me (Verse)

Babylon
charge I for ganja Which
I know couldn't do How
could one man Gang Jah Must
be an ape from the zoo And

I'm wanted dread, & alive By
the evil forces yea, I
been wanted dread, & alive No
place to hide They
are trying to find me I've

been accused for a shootin' Jah
know I never do To
put me in prison they are willing yea So
I've got to pull my way through And

I'm wanted dread, & alive By
the evil forces yea, Said
I'm wanted dread, & alive With
no no, place to hide They
are trying to find me Yesterday

was court day yea, And
I-Man forget to go Today
my name is in my papers And
next a warrant they will show So

I'm wanted dread, & alive By
the evil forces Said
I'm wanted (yea), dread & alive No
place to hide They
are trying to find me Now

I've got just two guns To
protect myself from men 'Cause
I've never done nothin' wrong And
I hate the dragon's den And

I'm wanted dread, & alive By
the evil forces I'm
always wanted dread, & alive No
place to hide I
know they are trying to find me And

I'm wanted dread, & alive By
the evil forces Said
I'm wanted dread, & alive No
place to hide I

been wanted dread, & alive By
the evil forces



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    UnregisteredApr 21, 2012 at 8:54 am
    The oppressive government was so aggressive in a way that they wanted to kill or put mr tosh in jail, they considered mr tosh as a threat since he was insipiring/alerting and teaching about how evil and oppressive they are through music. Although mr tosh was not a politician but he was very influential among jamaican, he taugh black people them consciousness and pride of which the oppressive government(evil force) did not want at all.

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