Gotta Be A Change
Pato Banton + Ray Watts Beshara
Album: Stay Positive

Man! The situation in the ghetto
is getting from bad to worse
seems like my people
are under some kind of curse.
Time to rearrange, gotta be a change.

There's gotta be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
Gonna be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
We gotta rearrange!
(In the gettho got to rearrange)
There's got to be a change!
(In the gettho)

Well down inna the ghetto man something gone wrong
a lot of youth man start walk with gun.
Shoot you fe money woulda kill you fe fun
seem like nuff of them no hear 'bout Jah plan.
Down inna the ghetto where me born and grow
this is something I want me want you to know.
So listen to my good and me say listen keenly
ghetto people do you hear me?

There's gotta be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
Gonna be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
Gonna rearrange!
(In the gettho got to rearrange)
There's got to be a change!
(In the gettho)

We nar get no help from the heads of state
the churches just a come with them collection plate.
No time to wait we better get things straight
yes before it gets to late.
Ghetto people tell me why can't you see
the whole of we are just one family.
Time fe we get down upon we hands and knees
and pray to The Almighty.

There's gotta be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
Gonna be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
We gonna rearrange!
(In the gettho got to rearrange)
There's got to be a change!
(In the gettho)

Tell them again man!

There's gotta be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
Gonna be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
We gonna rearrange!
(In the gettho got to rearrange)
There's got to be a change!
(In the gettho)

Yes time a progress but things a get worse
seems like ghetto people are under a curse.
I wonder who next a go ride in the hearse
for peace and love I hunger and thirst.
Unemployment gone on the increase
drug related crime gone on the increase
gang warfare gone on the increase
so is the brutality we get from police.
Well everyday an innocent youth get decease
too late for the doctor so call in the priest.
Innocent bloodshed one day must cease
me a barl out for peace! Do you hear me?

There's gotta be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
Gonna be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
Gonna rearrange!
(In the gettho got to rearrange)
There's got to be a change!
(In the gettho)

There's gotta be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
Gonna be a change!
(In the gettho got a be a change)
We gotta rearrange!
(In the gettho got to rearrange)
There's got to be a change!
(In the gettho)

I can feel the wind of changes
??? you're not sleeping.
Hear what I say, yeah!
Ooh Lord have mercy!

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