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[Stephen Marley] (Verse)
I’ve been gone awhile away from you
And I hope you overstand
That I’ve got to do what I must do
To be a better man
Cuz if I was to just to act a fool
Do nothing with myself
Then all my blessings would be cursed
My world would crumble in
It’s a joy when I sit down and
Think of the good times that we have
And what we do to make it through
When the good turns to bad
Well I hope you’ll find it in your heart
And know these words are true
And please don’t fuss
Because I must go do what I must do

[Stephen Marley] (Chorus)
Hey baby don’t you worry
Even though the road is rocky
I’ll be coming home to you again
Cuz if you thought that I was lost
I had to bare my cross
Now I’m free from all these Chains

[Stephen Marley] (Verse)
A time, a space, a different place
How perfect we might be
I would be the wind that blows
You’d be that Willow tree
And I could never bare the thought of you not by my side
So I would be the warmth of day
You’d be the cool of night
And everyday I pray to Jah that one day you will see
And overstand the fact I must fulfill my destiny
I hope you’ll find it in your heart and know these words are true
And please don’t cry
You know that I must do what I must do


[Stephen Marley] (Bridge)
Well and it’s not easy
Jah knows how I try, I try
So don’t you get irie
Jah knows how I try, I try

[Mos Def] (Verse)
God knows...
Life is one big road
With a lot of signs and turns & twists and curves
Even though the road is rocky
My main thing's to rock and keep on rockin'
From city to city
Backyard to yard
And we be seein' the sights, standin' under the lights
And the spot is hot, it's cold and lonely at night
And I'm feenin' and I'm dreamin' and I'm holding you tight
But hold on, every single road I roll on
Comes to an end and I'm back home again
So baby please don't cry, there's no valley low and there's no mountain high
And our love don't die with the passage of time
It just grows more,
And just keep strong
And even though i'm gone, I am never too far
You're the light thru the dark, shining right thru my heart
So my journey must start...


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  • U
    UnregisteredMay 21, 2012 at 1:03 pm
    My soul mate died of an overdose. He couldn't conquer his disease in this world.. He used to beg god. He took him home so he could do what he has to do to heal. He told me he knew he was going to die right before. We love each other so much i know we have to meet again. He would say these things to me now.
  • U
    UnregisteredNov 27, 2013 at 3:51 pm
    This is all opinion based. Cuz everyone kind of hears their own message regardless of the song writers purpose. Throughout the song Stephan says not to worry because he'll be back again. Likewise mos def says the same and he kinda says a similar message in the traveling man song by him. But I feel like it's really hard to have a relationship with a girl or a close friend when u are famous. Or at least always on the move you know ? And when they finally get that opportunity to show that special someone you care, All that person can do is just wait and not worry and have faith that u will again be reuinted and happy. Life is full of patience. And if u don't have patience and put forth effort in what u want, not only will time pass you. But you're friends as well. I really like mos defs singing he has such a passionate voice and u can tell he's really sincere in this song. And that's why I can somewhat relate. My point is you gotta believe and have faith in whatever it is u want. Nothing is handed to u in life and this world is filled with nothing but balance. If u imbalance your life, you're basically taking yourself off the track your supposed to be directed towards. Follow your heart, your dreams and never lose faith in someone, never lose that ambition to get what u want. Take care guys.
  • U
    UnregisteredAug 29, 2012 at 5:50 pm
    This song was written for his daughter. He is referring to being on the road a lot and not being able to see or spend time with her, but it can be interrupted in so many different ways too.
  • U
    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 8:42 pm
    Its a rocky road steep mountain to climb. I an i walk as warriors an bare our cross. This come with sacrifice and sometime seperation but i an i see the vision within to reach liberation. Tell them we love not to worry cause even tho the road is rocky we shall return home again. And jah set us free from all these chains.
  • U
    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 10:26 am
    "we all have to choose a road, because we need to find or follow our mission... That doesn't mean that love is gonna end... Our personal growth will just make it more powerful... "

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