Desmond Dekker - The Israelite chords

      
Israelite:Desmond Dekker.
#1 in UK and #9 in USA in 1968.

INTRO:
A#Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sah,
A#7so that every mouth can be fed.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
#1.
A#Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sah,
A#7so that every mouth can be fed.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
#2.
A#Wife and kids, dem pack up and-a leave me..
A#7Darling, she said, I was yours to receive.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
#3.
A#Shirt dem a tear up, trousers a go.
A#7I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
#4.
A#After a storm there must be a calm.
A#7catch me in your farm..you sound an alarm.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
(INTERLUDE:) #5.
A#Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sah,
A#7so that every mouth can be fed.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
#6.
A#Wife and kids, dem pack up and-a leave me..
A#7Darling, she said, I was yours to receive.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
#7.
A#Shirt dem a tear up, trousers a go.
A#7I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
#8.
A#After a storm there must be a calm.
A#7catch me in your farm..you sound an alarm.
D# F A# F# G#poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah.
OUTRO:
D# F A#poor, poor me, me-Israelite.(x3)
A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.
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