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Israelites  Desmond Dekker

CAPO ON FIRST FRET
[A]Get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir
[A]So that every mouth can be fed
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[A]Get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir
[A]So that every mouth can be fed
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[A]My wife an' my kids them a pack up an' a leave me
[A]Darlin' she said, "I was yours to be seen"
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[A]Shirt dem a tear-up trousers a go
[A]I don't want to end up like Bonny and Clyde
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[A]After a storm there must be a calm
[A]You catch me in your farm, you sound your alarm
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[A]I said, "I get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir
[A]So that every mouth can be fed"
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[A]My wife an' my kids them a pack up an' a leave me
[A]Darlin' she said, "I was yours to be seen"
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[A]Look, shirt dem a tear-up trousers a go
[A]I don't want to end up like Bonny and Clyde
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[A]After a storm there must be a calm
[A]You catch me in your farm, you sound your alarm
[D]Poor [E]me [A]Israelites[F] [G]
[D]A-poor, a-poor, [E]a-poor, a-poor me [A]Israelites
[A7]Ima wondering working for hard
[D]A-poor, a-poor, [E]a-poor, a-poor me [A]Israelites
[A7]I look a-down and out, sir
[D]A-poor, a-poor, [E]a-poor, a-poor me [A]Israelites

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