"Easy Skanking" as written by and Bob Marley....
Easy skanking, skanking it easy
Easy skanking, skanking it slow
Easy skanking, skanking it easy
Easy skanking, skanking it slow

Excuse me while I light my spliff (spliff)
Good God I gotta' take a lift (lift)
From reality I just can't drift (drift)
That's why I am staying with this riff (riff)

Take it easy, easy skanking
Got to take it easy, easy skanking
Take it easy, easy skanking
Got to take it easy, easy skanking

See we're taking it easy
We're taking it slow
We're taking it easy
Got to take it slow,

So take it easy, easy skanking,
Take it easy, easy skanking
Take it easy skanking
Take it easy shanking

Excuse me while I light my spliff
Oh God I gotta take a lift
From reality I just can't drift
That's why I'm staying with this riff

Take it easy, taking it easy
Got to take it easy, taking it slow
Take it easy, taking it easy
Skanking take it easy, taking it slow

Tell you what, herb for my wine
Honey for my strong drink
Herb for my wine, honey for my strong drink

I'll take it easy, taking it easy
Skankers take it easy, skanking it slow
Take, it easy, taking it easy
Take it easy, skanking it slow
Take it easy, skanking it easy
Oh oh, skanking it slow
A little bit easier, taking it easy
Skanky take it easy, skanking it slow
Take it easy, take it easy, take it easy, take it easy


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"Easy Skanking" as written by Bob Marley

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    General CommentEnglish is my secondary language, and I wondered if someone could help me interpret explain this line:

    "From reality I just can't drift"

    If I understand him right, he means that he can't visit the "real" reality if he doesn't light/smoke his spliff? Like if he only sees the real version of life when he's high?
    Or does he mean the opposite?
    g0ryon October 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentDUDE, THIS SONG IS SO CHILL! He wrote it when he was stoned, pretty self-explanitory. Great song anyways!
    AC/DCFreakon May 26, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"easy skanking" meaning dancing (skanking is a type of dance done by lovers of ska music, AKA-"rudies" and slowly in reggae tunes)

    sounds to me like he's dancing and "lighting his spliff" nothing better, if you ask me.
    teresaa311on April 12, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so relaxing
    free worldon April 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentawesome song..
    yavastaron October 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commenttakin it easy....ladadadada, takin it slow...soooo good
    TBRK98on February 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know what cd this is from..or if its from a cd at all?
    miclax671on February 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know what cd this is from..or if its from a cd at all?
    miclax671on February 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentKaya album. It's much more than a spliff. Take it easy don't worry. Live your life unpressured and in your own time. Lighting a spliff can relax you and enlighten good spirtual feelin's -
    nobsteron March 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentya, skanking is when you lift your knees real high and jump around.....i love when bob did that
    BobMarleyfan90on June 15, 2006   Link

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