Bob Marley & The Wailers - 400 Years

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400 years
Genesis 15:13; Exodus 12:40; Ex. 12:41; Acts 7:6

(400 years, 400 years, wo-o-o-o) And it's the same -
The same (wo-o-o-o) philosophy
I've said its four hundred years
(400 years, 400 years, wo-o-o-o, wo-o-o-o)
Look, how long (wo-o-o-o)
And the people they (wo-o-o-o) still can't see
Why do they fight against the poor youth of today?
And without these youths, they would be gone -
All gone astray

Come on, let's make a move
(Make a move, make a move. wo-o-o-o, wo-o-o-o)
I can (wo-o-o-o) see time (wo-o-o-o) - time has come
And if-a fools don't see
(Fools don't see, fools don't see. wo-o-o-o)
I can't save the youth
The youth (wo-o-o-o) is gonna be strong
So, won't you come with me
I'll take you to a land, of liberty
Where we can live - live a good, good life
And be free

Look how long: 400 years (400 years, 400 years) -
Way too long! (wo-o-o-o)
That's the reason my people (wo-o-o-o) - my people can't see
Said, its four hundred long years - (400 years, 400 years, wo-o-o-o)
Give me patience (wo-o-o-o) - same philosophy

It's been 400 years (400 years, 400 years)
Wait so long! wo-o-o-o, wo-o-o-o
How long? 400 long, long years


Song written and vocals by Peter Tosh.

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