Israelite:Desmond Dekker(& The Aces.) #1 in UK and #9 in USA in '68. ***(Check out the video on YouTube. When we heard this song back in '68 we thought he was singing 'me ears are a-light.')*** #1.(Capo 2nd fret for orig. Plus there are slightly different versions of this song.) A Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sah, A7 so that every mouth can be fed. D E A F G poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah. #2. A Wife and kids, dem pack up and-a leave me. A7 Darling, she said, I was yours to receive. D E A C D poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah. #3. A Shirt dem a tear up, trousers a go. A7 I don't want to end up like Bonnie and Clyde. D E A C D poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah. #4. A After a storm there must be a calm. A7 catch me in your farm..you sound an alarm. D E A C D poor, poor me, me-Israelite. Aah. REPEAT WHOLE SONG: ADD: D E A poor, poor me, me-Israelite.(x3) F G A A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.