"Armagideon Time" as written by Stephen Kapur, Leslie Ankrah, Clement Seymour Dodd, Michael Enoo, Jackie Mittoo and Wilbert Keith Williams....
Stay around don't play around
This old town and all
Seems like I got to travel on

A lot of people won't get no supper tonight
A lot of people won't get no justice tonight
The battle is gettin' hotter
In this iration
Armagideon time

A lot of people runnin' and a hiding tonight
A lot of people won't get no justice tonight
Remember to kick it over
No one will guide you
Armagideon time

Lyrics submitted by aebassist, edited by dontpushus

"Armagideon Time" as written by Leslie Ankrah Stephen Kapur


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    General Commentwho was it that wrote this? i thought it was that mikey dread guy but i think i'm wrong
    xSiddersxon September 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm guessing this is about oppression
    Armegideonon December 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentis it true that Strummer yelling "don't push us when we're hot!" (at 3 mins) was due to the producer (or someone) telling them to wrap it up b/c the song was too long?
    tiffany-twistedon March 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYeah, I heard that too. I think it was Kosmo Vinyl who told them to wrap it up.
    cardcheaton May 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti'm pretty sure he says remember to think it over. i thought he said kick it over but i read these other lyrics that said think it over and that makes a tad more sense. regardless a bad ass song
    brettonknighton August 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYeah, it's Kosmo Vinyl. Think the story is in the 'On Broadway' booklet. Kosmo had a notion at the time that songs shouldn't be more than 3 minutes long or something, so can be heard over the studio intercomm telling that band "Alright, times up, let's have you outta there" which is what Strummer responds to.
    SuitBoyon April 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is the Clash's cover of a song originally by Reggae artist Junior Murvin.
    Hooligan69on January 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe original does not affirm atheistic nihilism.
    It says "...remember to praise Jahoviah / and He will guide you / in this iration / it's armagideon..."
    Dub-master Mikey Dread recorded it with them. I think he is the one who put the dread feeling in the song. I love the cowboy melody at the beginning.

    So praise Jahoviah - it's armagideon !
    NomadMonadon April 02, 2012   Link
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    General Commentthe beginning lyrics are wrong. "Laid around, done stayed around this old town too long and it seems like I've got to travel on" and it's from the Bob Dylan song "Gotta Travel On."
    dontpushuson January 17, 2014   Link

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