Get Up, Stand Up
The Wailers
Album: Burnin'

Get up, stand up! Stand up for your right!
Get up, stand up! Stand up for your right!
Get up, stand up! Stand up for your right!
Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight!

Preacher man, don't tell me
heaven is under the earth.
I know you don't know
what life is really worth.
Is not all that glitter is gold
half the story had never been told.
So now you see the light
stand up for your right!

Come on!

Get up, stand up! Stand up for your right!
Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight!
Get up, stand up! Stand up for your right!
Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight!

Most people think
great God will come from the sky.
Take away everything
and make everybody feel high.
But if you know what life is worth
you will look for yours on earth.
And now you see the light
you stand up for your right!

Jah!

Get up, stand up! Stand up for your right!
Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight!
Life is your right!
Get up, stand up!
So we can't give up the fight!
Stand up for your right!
Lord, Lord!
Get up, stand up!
Keep on struggling on!
Don't give up the fight!
Yeah!

We sick and tired of your ism-schism game
die and go to heaven in a Jesus name. Lord!
We know when we understand
almighty God is a living man.
You can fool some people sometimes
but you can't fool all the people all the time.
So now we see the light
we gonna stand up for our right!

So you better:

Get up, stand up!
In the morning! Don't give it up!
Stand up for your right!
Stand up right now! In the night!
Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight!
Don't give it up, don't give it up!
Get up, stand up! Stand up for your right!
Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight!

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