From the recording the north star


redemption song - edwin hawkins / bob marley

old pirates, yes, they rob i, / sold I to the merchant ships, / minutes after they took I / from the bottomless pit. / but my hand was made strong / by the hand of the almighty. / we forward in this generation / triumphantly. // won't you help to sing / these songs of freedom? / ‘cause all I ever have, / redemption songs, / redemption songs. // emancipate yourself from mental slavery, / none but ourselves can free our minds. / have no fear for atomic energy, / ‘cause none of them can stop the time. / how long shall they kill our prophets, / while we stand aside and look? / some say it's just a part of it, / we’ve got to fulfill the book