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Redemption Song

by: Bob Marley
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Dominique Davis

on 15 February 2013

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Transcript of Redemption Song

Redemption Song By Bob Marley Sonic Analysis Tonal Analysis Artistic Connection
(continues) Artistic Connection Thematic Connection Marley uses repetition on, "Won't you help to sing this songs of freedom 'cause all I ever have:Redemption songs;Redemption songs," to show that you must pull through in difficult times.
He uses rhyme to show the flow of freedom and help the audience grasp the topic with a better undrtanding.
Marley uses diction to represent the total concept of freedom within society.
There is an allusion to the slave trade. By the "bottomless pit" he's referring to how hard and cruel the slaves were treated and how bad their conditions to live were. Marley refers to the slave trade when he talks about the pain, suffering, and freedom. Africans were forced into slavery simply because they were seen as "animals" Old pirates, yes, they rob I;
Sold I to the merchant ships,
Minutes after they took I
From the bottomless pit.
But my hand was made strong
By the 'and of the Almighty.
We forward in this generation
Triumphantly.
Won't you help to sing
This songs of freedom
'Cause all I ever have:
Redemption songs;
Redemption songs. The song has a somewhat of a dark tone to it. Marley refers to the pain and suffering that the slaves did, but he also focus's on the freedom and time to heal. America was affected greatly by slaves, but it has changed for the better Old pirates, yes, they rob I;
Sold I to the merchant ships,
Minutes after they took I
From the bottomless pit.
But my hand was made strong
By the 'and of the Almighty.
We forward in this generation
Triumphantly.
Won't you help to sing
This songs of freedom
'Cause all I ever have:
Redemption songs;
Redemption songs. (x2)
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery;
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Have no fear for atomic energy,
'Cause none of them can stop the time.
How long shall they kill our prophets,
While we stand aside and look? Ooh!
Some say it's just a part of it:
We've got to fullfil the book.

Won't you help to sing
This songs of freedom-
'Cause all I ever have:
Redemption songs.

All I ever had:
Redemption songs:
These songs of freedom,
Songs of freedom. Redemption Song there is a feeling of regret and anger towards how the slaves were treated.
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery,
None but our self can free our minds.
Have no fear for atomic energy,
'Cause none of them can stop the time.
How long shall they kill our prophets,
While we stand aside and look?
Some say it's just a part of it,
We've got to fulfill de book.
Won't you help to sing
These songs of freedom?
'Cause all I ever have,
Redemption songs,
Redemption songs,
Redemption songs,
he pulls through with the strength of God and the hope for a new future. A future where all of these things can be done away with
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery,
None but our self can free our mind.
Have no fear for atomic energy,
'Cause none of them can stop the time.
How long shall dey kill our prophets,
While we stand aside and look?
Some say it's just a part of it,
We've got to fulfill de book.

Won't you help to sing,
These songs of freedom?
'Cause all I ever had,
Redemption songs.
All I ever had,
Redemption songs
These songs of freedom
Songs of freedom
Given the strength and will to live, he sings songs of freedom. In a sense, he's painting a future where pain and suffering don't need to be necessary. In times of great anguish, we must learn to pull through and find ourselves and hope when hope is most often abandoned Families were constantly going through heartbreak, when members were being turned to slaves the song relates to pain, suffering, and also getting over it all.
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