Bob Marley : Punky Reggae Party


Simple tune but powerful message by the Reggae King 🙂 if you’re at your work reading this, just turn the audio up a little. Done? Now click Play on the video. So come rock your bone & have a punky reggae morning !! 🙂 hihihi. 😛

Punky punky punk
said your gonna punky punky punk

said im goin to a party
and i hope you are hearty
so please dont be naughty
for its a punky reggae party

new wave, new phrase
new wave, craze

its takes joyful sound
to make the world go round
come with your heart and soul
come and rock your bone

its a punky reggae party
and its tonight
its a punky reggae party
and its alright

what did you say?

rejected by society
treated with impunity
protected by my dignity
i search for reality

new wave, new craze
new wave, new wave, new phrase

im sayin
the Wailers will be there
the Damned, the Jam, the Clash
Maytals will be there
Dr. Feelgood too

no boring old farts, no boring old farts, no boring old farts
will be there!
no boring old farts, no boring old farts, no boring old farts
will be there!

well its a punky reggae party
and its tonite
its a punky reggae party
and its alrite

a tip from a gypsy
she said “man you gettin tipsy”
hiding from reality
in your world of hypocrisy
in your world of hypocrisy
in your world of hypocrisy
in your world of hypocrisy
in your world of hypocrisy

let me tell you
a brother, a brother, a brother, a brother
a brother, a brother
We’re looking for no trouble
But if you trouble trouble
We’ll give it to you double
it takes a joyful sound
to make the world go round
it takes a joyful sound
so come and rock your bone

cause its a punky reggae party
and its tonite
well its a punky reggae party
and its alrite

a tip from a gypsy
she said “man you gettin tipsy”
hiding from reality
in your world of hypocrisy
in your world of hypocrisy
hidin from reality
in your world of hypocrisy
in your world of hypocrisy

a bubble, a bubble
were looking for no trouble

new wave, new phrase
new wave, new wave, new craze

Punky Reggae Party” is a reggae song by Bob Marley & The Wailers, recorded and released in 1977. Not appearing on any studio album, it was released as the b-side to the Jamming single in some countries and was later released as a live single on Babylon By Bus. Subsequently, it appeared on a number of compilations and ‘Best of’ albums as well as the Deluxe Edition of Exodus. Recorded in Basing Street, Notting Hill at the time of the the clash between the punks and the Rastafarians. Two 7’s Clash, 77..

The song was written by Bob Marley as a positive response to the release of a cover version of Junior Murvin’s “Police and Thieves” by English punk band The Clash, on their first LP. Referring to the party of the title of the song, the lyrics mention several punk and reggae groups: “The Wailers will be there, The DamnedThe JamThe Clash – Maytals will be there, Dr. Feelgood too.”

The song was referred to in the Sublime song “Garden Grove” and the Robyn Hitchcock song “Antwoman.”

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