54-46 That's My Number

Album: Roots Reggae: The Classic Jamaican Albums (1968)
  • I said yeah, listen what I say
    I said hear me now, listen what I say

    I said stick it up mister
    Hear what I say sir
    Get your hands in the air, sir
    And you will get no hurt mister
    Do what I say sir
    Just what I mean sir
    Get your hands in the air, sir
    And you will get no hurt mister

    Second thing they say I must join the office

    Third thing they say, son - give me your number
    He'd say "What's your number?"
    I don't answer
    He'd say "What's your number, man?"
    He'd say "What's your number now?"
    I said "5446, that's my number..."

    First verses again

    5446 was my number

    Stick it up, mister!
    Hear what I say, sir, yeah...
    Get your hands in the air, sir!
    And you will get no hurt, mister, no no no

    I said yeah
    What did I say?
    Don't you hear? I said yeah
    Listen to what I say

    Do you believe I would take something with me
    And give it to the police man?
    I wouldn't do that) And if I do that, I would
    say "sir, put the charge on me"
    I wouldn't do that
    No, I wouldn't do that
    I'm not a fool to hurt myself
    So I was innocent of what they done to me
    They was wrong
    Listen to me, they were wrong

    Give it to me one time
    Give it to me two time
    Give it to me three time
    Give it to me four time

    54 46 was my number
    Right now, someone else has that number Writer/s: FREDERICK HIBBERT
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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