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007 (Shanty Town)  |   Beautiful and Dangerous  | Get Up Edina  |  Honor Your Mother and Your Father  |  Israelites  |  Licking Stick

007 (SHANTY TOWN)

0-0-7
0-0-7
At Ocean 11
And now rude boys have go wail
ĎCause them out of jail
Rude boys cannot fail
'Cause them must get bail

Dem a loot, dem a shoot, dem a wail
A Shanty Town
Dem a loot, dem a shoot, dem a wail
A Shanty Town
Dem rude boy get a probation
A Shanty Town
And rude boy a bomb up the town
A Shanty Town

Police get taller
A Shanty Town
Soldier get longer
A Shanty Town
Rude boy a weep and a wail
A Shanty Town...

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007 (Shanty Town)  |   Beautiful and Dangerous  | Get Up Edina  |  Honor Your Mother and Your Father  |  Israelites  |  Licking Stick

BEAUTIFUL AND DANGEROUS

Why, oh why, oh why, oh why
Tell me why
Why, oh why, oh why, oh why
Tell me why

Tears are falling down my face
All because of you
River deep and a mountain high
All because of you

Why, oh why, oh why, oh why
I feel like Iím gonna die
Is it because you leave me here
Just to sit and cry

Beautiful and dangerous
There is nothing to discuss, no
You canít capture me, no-no, no-no, no
All you do is freeze

Why, oh why, oh why, oh why
I feel like Iím gonna die
Is it because you leave me here
Just to sit and cry

Why, oh why, oh why, oh why
I feel like Iím gonna die
Is it because you leave me here
Just to sit and cry

Why, oh why, oh why, oh why
Tell me why
Why, oh why, oh why, oh why
Tell me why
Why, oh why, oh why, oh why
Please tell me why...

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007 (Shanty Town)  |   Beautiful and Dangerous  | Get Up Edina  |  Honor Your Mother and Your Father  |  Israelites  |  Licking Stick

GET UP EDINA

Get up Edina
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Get up Edina, girl
Oh, a let me tell you now
Get up Edina,
Get up Edina, girl
I said to get up Edina
I said to get up Edina, girl

Well, I send you a school, you wonít learn
I send you a church, you wonít hear
Iím gonna send you back to your mamaís house
Iím gonna send you back to your papa
Iím gonna send you back where you come from
I said to go home, go home, Edina
I said to get up Edina, girl
Because you wait up Edina, girl

I said to get up Edina
Because you wait up, Edina, girl
I said to come out Edina
Because you wait up, Edina, girl

Get up Edina
Get up Edina girl
I said to come out Edina
Because you wait up, Edina, girl

Well I send you a school, you wonít learn
Iím gonna send you a church, you wonít hear
Iím gonna send you back to your mamaís house
Iím gonna send you back to your papaís house
Uncle, come take her away
I-I donít want to see her no more

I said to get out Edina
Get out Edina
I am a sending you back to your mamaís house
I am a sending you back to your papaís house
Because you wait up Edina girl...

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007 (Shanty Town)  |   Beautiful and Dangerous  | Get Up Edina  |  Honor Your Mother and Your Father  |  Israelites  |  Licking Stick

HONOR YOUR MOTHER AND YOUR FATHER

Honor your mother and your father
That your days may be long, on the land
Children obey your parents and the law
This is the law, of the prophets

Honor your mother and your father
That your days may be long, on the land
Children obey your parents and the law
This is the law, of the prophets

Love your parents as how you love yourself
Do onto others as they would do to you

Honor your mother and your father
That your days may be long, on the land
Children obey your parents and the law
This is the law, of the prophets

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007 (Shanty Town)  |   Beautiful and Dangerous  | Get Up Edina  |  Honor Your Mother and Your Father  |  Israelites  |  Licking Stick

ISRAELITES

Get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir
So that every mouth can be fed
Poor, me Israelites

Get up in the morning slaving for bread, sir
So that every mouth can be fed
Poor, me Israelites

My wife and my kids they pack up and a leave me
"Darling" she said, "I was yours to receive"
Poor, me Israelites

Shirt dem a tear up, trousers a go
I donít want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde
Poor, me Israelites

After a storm, there must be a calm
If you catch me in your 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

Poor, me Israelites, I'm a wandering, a working so hard
Poor, me Israelites...

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007 (Shanty Town)  |   Beautiful and Dangerous  | Get Up Edina  |  Honor Your Mother and Your Father  |  Israelites  |  Licking Stick

LICKING STICK

Papa, papa, papa do not lick me with that
Mama, mama, mama it licked too hot
I've got the flipping hiccups mama
I've got the flipping hiccups papa

Mama, mama, mama are you feeling sick?
Papa, papa licked me with the licking stick
I've got the flipping hiccups mama
I've got the flipping hiccups papa, oh

Papa, papa, papa do not lick me with that
Mama, mama, mama it licked too hot
I've got the flipping hiccups mama
I've got the flipping hiccups papa

Mama, mama, mama I am feeling sick
Papa, papa licked me with the licking stick
I've got the flipping hiccups mama
I've got the flipping hiccups papa, oh

Mama, please tell daddy
Do not hit me with that
Mama, I'm feeling pain
I'm really, really feeling

Mama, help me tell my daddy
To help me, I can't stand it, I canít
No, I can't stand it
No, No I canít...

007 (Shanty Town)  |   Beautiful and Dangerous  | Get Up Edina  |  Honor Your Mother and Your Father  |  Israelites  |  Licking Stick

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