Buffalo Soldier Lyrics

Bob Marley


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Bob Marley, Noel Williams
album: Track 2 in album Forever Gold
release date: 2005
popularity : 103 users have visited this page.
genres: Reggae
length: 2:45

Cover Art

Bob Marley Forever Gold cover art
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Buffalo Soldier, dreadlock Rasta
There was a Buffalo Soldier
In the heart of America
Stolen from Africa, brought to America
Fighting on arrival, fighting for survival

I mean it, when I analyze these things
To me, it makes a lot of sense
How the dreadlock Rasta was the Buffalo Soldier
And he was taken from Africa, brought to America
Fighting on arrival, fighting for survival

Said he was a Buffalo Soldier, dreadlock Rasta
Buffalo Soldier, in the heart of America

If you know your history
Then you would know where you coming from
Then you wouldn't have to ask me
Who the heck do I think I am

I'm just a Buffalo Soldier
In the heart of America
Stolen from Africa, brought to America
Said he was fighting on arrival
Fighting for survival
Said he was a Buffalo Soldier
Win the war for America

Said he was a, woe yoy yoy, woe woe yoy yoy
Woe yoy yoy yo, yo yo woy yo, woe yoy yoy

Woe yoe yoe, woe woe yoe yoe
Woe yoe yoe yo, yo yo woe yo woe yo yoe

Buffalo Soldier, troddin' through the land woo ooh
Said he wanna ran, then you wanna hand
Troddin' through the land, yea, yea

Said he was a Buffalo Soldier
Win the war for America
Buffalo Soldier, dreadlock Rasta
Fighting on arrival, fighting for survival
Driven from the mainland
To the heart of the Caribbean

Singing, woe yoy yoy, woe woe yoy yoy
Woe yoy yoy yo, yo yo woy yo woy yo yoy

Woy yoy yoy, woy woy yoy yoy
Woy yoy yoy yo, yo yo woe yo woe yo yoy

Troddin' through San Juan
In the arms of America
Troddin' through Jamaica, a Buffalo Soldier
Fighting on arrival, fighting for survival
Buffalo Soldier, dreadlock Rasta

Woe yoy yoy, woy woy yoy yoy
Woe yoy yoy yoy, yoy yoy woy yoy woy yoy yoy


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Iron Lion Zion
  • 2 Buffalo Soldier
  • 3 No Woman No Cry
  • 4 Could You Be Loved
  • 5 Get Up Stand Up
  • 6 I Shot the Sheriff
  • 7 Is This Love
  • 8 Waiting in Vain
  • 9 Jamming
  • 10 Keep on Moving
  • 11 Natural Mistic
  • 12 One Love (People Get Ready)
  • 13 Redemption Song
  • 14 Rock Steady
  • 15 Roots Rock Reggae
  • 16 Statisfy My Soul
  • 17 Stir It Up
  • 18 Three Little Birds
  • 19 What Goes Around Comes Aruond
  • 20 Exodua
  • 21 Lively Up Yourself