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We have 8 albums and 157 song lyrics in our database. Appears on Golden Bullets... i've been trying to get footage of the clash playing the Israelites for years!! Although few could understand all the lyrics, the single was the first UK reggae number one and among the first to reach the US top ten (peaking at number 9). Tommy Gun You ain't happy unless you got one Tommy Gun Ain't gonna shoot the place up just for fun Maybe he wanna die For the money Maybe he wants to kill For his country Whatever he wants, he's gonna get it! Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006) was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. They were given all the foods of vanity And all the instant promises of immortality But they bit the dust screamin' insanity! View The Clash song lyrics by popularity along with songs featured in, albums, videos and song meanings. "Israelites" is a song written by Desmond Dekker and Leslie Kong that became a hit for Dekker's group, Desmond Dekker & The Aces, reaching the top of the charts in numerous countries in 1969. Although few could understand all the lyrics, the single was the first UK reggae number one and among the first to reach the US top ten.
Top: Joe Strummer, Mick Jones; Bottom: Paul Simonon, Topper Headon. This is a comprehensive list of songs recorded by the English punk rock band the Clash that have been officially released. Aah. Well they were given the grapes that go ripe in the sun That loosen the screws at the back of the tongue But they told no one where they had begun Four horsemen! The most well-known lineup of the Clash post breakup. Yeh, you must treat your lover girl right If you wanna make lover's rock You must know a place you can kiss to make lovers rock 'Cause everybody knows it's a crying shame But nobody knows the poor babie's name When she forgot that thing that she had to swallow You Western man, you're free with your seed When you make lovers rock But woops! The Israelites Lyrics. Tommy Gun You better strip it down for a customs run Tommy Gun Waiting at the airport 'till the kingdom come And we can watch you make it On the 9 o'clock news Standing there in … Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir. Four horsemen! The word can also be used to describe one of God's chosen people.
Dekker uses the meaning in this later context, as he sings about his struggles while repeatedly invoking the term. The list includes songs that have been performed by the band. All the great songs and lyrics from the "Revolution Rock: A Clash Jukebox [UK]" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. Together with his backing group, The Aces (consisting of Wilson James and Easton Barrington Howard), he had one of the first international Jamaican hits with "Israelites".
Poor me Israelites Shirt them a-tear up, trousers is gone I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde Poor me Israelites After a storm there must be a calm They catch me in the farm You sound your alarm Poor me Israelites I said I get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir So that every mouth can be fed Poor me Israelites
I remember skipping school around 78...and they played a live set during the day on an ITV kids show presented by Den Hagerty (from The Darts). Poor, poor me, Israelites. "Israelites" is a song written by Desmond Dekker and Leslie Kong that became a hit for Dekker's group, Desmond Dekker & The Aces, reaching the top of the charts in numerous countries in 1969.