O-ooh, yea-ah, Wo-yoy! Wo-yoy! Wo-yoy! Wo-yoy-yoy-yoy!
Feel it in the one drop
And we'll still find time to rap
We're makin' the one stop,
The generation gap
Now feel this drumbeat
As it beats within,
Playin' a riddim,
Resisting against the system, ooh-wee!

I know Jah's never let us down
Pull your rights from wrong
(I know Jah would never let us down)
Oh, no! Oh, no! Oh, no!
They made their world so hard (so hard)
Every day we got to keep on fighting (fighting)
They made their world so hard (so hard)
Every day the people are dyin' (dying), yeah!
(Dread, dread) For hunger (dread, dread) and starvation (dread, dread)
Lamentation (dread dread)
But read it in Revelation (dread, dread, dread, dread)
You'll find your redemption
And then you give us the teachings of his majesty
For we no want no devil philosophy
A you forgive us the teachings of his majesty
A we no want no devil philosophy

Feel it in the one drop
And we still find time to rap
We're making the one stop
And we filling the gap
So feel this drumbeat
As it beats within
Playing a riddim, uh!
Fighting against ism and skism

Singing! I know Jah's never let us down
Pull your rights from wrong
I know Jah's never let us down
Oh, no! Oh, no! Oh, no!
They made their world so hard
Every day (we got to keep on fighting), every day
They made their world so hard
Every day (the people are dying), eh!
(Dread, dread, it dread, dread) Oh, whoa! Make dem a-go on so
(It dread on dread) Ah, whoa!
(Dread, dread) I'll walk (it dread, dread)
Ah, whoa! Frighten dem! Ah, whoa! Frighten dem, eh!
Give us the teachings of his majesty with a stick-up!
We no want no devil philosophy, can you hear?
Give us the teachings of his majesty
For we no want no devil philosophy

We feel it in the one drop you're lucky!
For we still got time to rap,
And we're making the one stop
Let me tell ya this generation gap
So feel this drumbeat
I tell you what it's beating within
Feel you heart playing a rythmn


Lyrics submitted by kevin

"One Drop" as written by Bob Marley

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    General CommentOne drop takes me to the parable of Lazarus and the rich man. He pleaded for just one drop of the living water so that he may be quenched and his spirit have life again. The gap between lazarus (Gentile who had faitj in Christ) and the rich man(old testament israel) is time here on earth. The gap is almost filled and all of Abraham's descendants will be blessed through faith in Christ. One drop. We all have at least one drop of Abraham's blood. We will recieve life through walking with Christ here on earth. The lost tribes are remembering and feeling it in the one drop
    addavis1111on November 11, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commenta beautiful song
    idunno89on March 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentBeautiful song indeed, this song is based on Carlton Barretts unique "One Drop" riddim
    This is from my fav Bob Marley and The Wailers album "Survival" Bobs most militant and spiritual album

    R.I.P. Robert Nesta Marley and Carlton Barrett
    Steppingrazoron December 11, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"So feel this drum beat" and the drum comes in with a rhythm. RESPECT to the ELDERS
    Siweon March 26, 2014   Link

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