"No Woman No Cry (Bob Marley" as written by Jimmy Cliff, Klaus Biedermann, Paul Pfab, Helmet Wolfgrueber, Arnold Jarvis, Melissa Bell and Papa Linley....
No woman, no cry
No woman, no cry
No woman, no cry
No woman, no cry

And I remember when we used to sit
In a government yard in Trenchtown
Oba, oba-serving the hypocrites
As we would mingle with the good people we meet
Good friends we have and good friends we've lost along the way
In this bright future we can't forget our past
So dry your tears I say

No woman, no cry
No woman, no cry
No woman, no cry
No woman, no cry

I remember when we used to sit
In a government yard in Trenchtown
And Georgie would make fire light
Log wood burnin' through the night
And we would cook corn meal porridge of
Which I'll share with you, mmm you and you

My feet is my only carriage now
So I've got to push on through
But while I'm gone

Ev'rything's gonna be alright
Ev'rything's gonna be alright
Ev'rything's gonna be alright
Ev'rything's gonna be alright well
Ev'rything's gonna be alright
Ev'rything's gonna be alright well
Ev'rything's gonna be alright
Ev'rything's gonna be alright

No woman, no cry
No woman, no cry
No woman, no cry






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"No Woman No Cry" as written by Klaus Biedermann Jimmy Cliff

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    General CommentI love this cover! IT is my personal favourite version of this song. not a big fan of the original but love this one!! Whoo GO XAVIER!!
    Just got his latest cd too!! very awesome i must say =D
    LoveThyEnemyon January 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti like bob marley's version a lot more
    kr0nikKon July 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI find this a refreshing cover because it is very unique compared to the original. To me a differnt sound entirely that manges to remain true enough to Bob's to show tribute but unique enough to exhibit Xavier's flow, soul, and own talent.
    lostthoughts588on January 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYes I would say this is a great cover, 2 different genres Bob and Xavier, but they both contain strong messages particulary about not being a hippocrite. lol
    kratos1987on September 12, 2008   Link
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    My Interpretationfor me.. i think personally Marley is referring to himself, in this context whereby he is saying to himself, no dont be a woman - by not crying, and move on. so 'dry your tears i say' is like saying move on.. dont be a woman.. hmm yeah
    Tomsyafon August 07, 2012   Link

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