"Jah War" as written by and Malcolm/jennings Owen....
The air was thick with a smell of oppression
The militants joined with angry position
Redemption type with a strain of repression
Young blood boiling hot with aggression

Jah war, fighting, fighting
Jah war, too close frightening

The winds were blowing and stirring up reaction
A storm broke out, a militant action
Hotheads came in uniform
Thunder and lightning in a violent form

Jah war, fighting, fighting
Jah war, too close frightening

Jah war, fighting, fighting
Jah war, too close frightening

The air was thick with a smell of oppression
The militants joined with angry position
Redemption type with a strain of repression
Young blood boiling hot with aggression

Jah war, fighting, fighting
Jah war, too close frightening

Fighting, fighting a Jah war
Too close frightening, a Jah war
Fighting, fighting, a Jah war
Too close frightening, a Jah war

Clarence Baker
No trouble maker
Said the truncheon came down
Knocked him to the ground
See the blood on the streets that day
The blood and the madness
Said the blood on the streets that day

Fighting, fighting a Jah war
Fighting, fighting a Jah war
Fighting, fighting a Jah war
Fighting, fighting a Jah war...

Clarence Baker
Said the truncheon came down


Lyrics submitted by thismachine, edited by BlueDiamondx3

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    General CommentIt's about the events of 23rd April 1979 in Southall west of London, England where Blair Peach was killed, Clarence Baker was badly injured and my Dad was kicked hundreds of yards down the road while taking part in a peaceful demonstration against the neo-nazi National Front.
    thismachineon April 11, 2009   Link

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