Jimmy Cliff The Harder They Come Lyrics

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Well they tell me of a pie up in the sky
Waiting for me when I die
But between the day you're born and when you die
They never seem to hear even your cry

So as sure as the sun will shine
I'm gonna get my share now of what's mine
And then the harder they come
The harder they'll fall, one and all
Ooh the harder they come
The harder they'll fall, one and all

Well the oppressors are trying to keep me down
Trying to drive me underground
And they think that they have got the battle won
I say forgive them Lord
They know not what they've done


Ooh yeah oh yeah woah yeah ooooh

And I keep on fighting for the things I want
Though I know that when you're dead you can't
But I'd rather be a free man in my grave
Than living as a puppet or a slave


Yeah, the harder they come,
The harder they'll fall one and all
Live Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Intro/Jimmy Jimmy
  • 2 Africa
  • 3 Yeah-Ho
  • 4 Rub-A-Dub Partner
  • 5 Peace
  • 6 Rock Steady
  • 7 Save Our Planet Earth
  • 8 Many Rivers to Cross
  • 9 Limbo
  • 10 3rd World People
  • 11 The Harder They Come
  • 12 Samba Reggae
  • 13 The Rebel in Me
  • 14 Wonderful World, Beautiful People
  • 15 Justice
  • 16 A Higher and Deeper Love

  • Written by: Jimmy Cliff
    Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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