Isaacs, Gregory - Poor And Clean Lyrics




A rich man's heaven is a poor man's hell

So many years I've been slaving in your factory
Never had a chance to talk with the boss
And for so long I've been living in this old community
Where no one knew my pain yet I've paid the cost
No one knew my pain lord yet I've paid the cost

But I would rather to live poor and clean
Than to live rich in corruption
I said that I've I've got to live clean
Cause Jah has got to pass down judgement

Said I wanna be clean
Can't you see what I mean?

Wanna be strong
All day long

I would rather to live poor and clean
Than to live rich in corruption

I wanna be clean
Can't you see what I mean?

A rich man's heaven is a poor man's hell





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  1. johan hermanns

    ohh wee

  2. BRIAN RISOI

    a rich mans heaven is a poor mans hell

    so many years I've been slaving in your factory
    never had a chance to talk to the boss
    and for so long I've been living in this
    old community ,where no one knows my fate
    yet I pay the cost
    No one knows my fate yet I pay the cost


    but I would rather live poor and clean
    than rich in corruption

    I said I've got to live clean
    cause JAH has got to pass down judgement

    I said I wanna be clean
    can't you see what I mean?

    wanna be strong
    all day long

    I would rather to live poor and clean
    than to live rich in corruption

    I wanna be clean
    can't you see what I mean?

    a rich mans heaven is a poor mans hell

  3. Jr Moura

    Big and Up!

  4. Igor Trofimov

    Beautiful, very cool song. Hello, from Russia, capital of corruption(

  5. Da Berrii

    Called POOR AND CLEAN

    A rich mans heaven is a poor mans hell

    So many years I've been slaving in your factory
    Never had a chance to talk to the boss
    And for so long I've been living in this
    Old community ,where no one knows my fate
    Yet I pay the cost
    No one knows my fate yet I pay the cost

    But I would rather live poor and clean
    Than rich in corruption

    I said I've got to live clean
    Cause JAH has got to pass down judgement

    I said I wanna be clean
    Can't you see what I mean?

    Wanna be strong
    All day long

    I would rather to live poor and clean
    Than to live rich in corruption

    I wanna be clean
    Can't you see what I mean?

    A rich mans heaven is a poor mans hell.. 💚

  6. Siyabonga Sithebe

    Rather live poor and clean than to live in rich in corruption can u see what I mean... GREGORY ISAAC..... Habile Victorious Sithebe!!! -

  7. Morgel666

    Said I wanna be clean
    Clean to see what I mean?

  8. Dia.

    I agree Gregory.

  9. gorden tsuro

    This music genre should be played regularly on all  radio stations in my troubled country ZIMBABWE in particular this track. Anywhere thank you the Cool ruler MYSRIIP.

    Glendon Codling

    Only the poor man feel it by Peter Tosh.i think should be play every second of the day.only him feel it.

  10. Ali Meguellati

    Peace Gregory, U hear me ??? C U when I get there !

  11. Locksley Carless

    His voice is the one I miss the most. He is the cool ruler. Rip Gregory.

  12. Fred Koskey

    2019 still here...
    Nairobi, Kenya to the world!!!

    Smooth Operator

    Fred Koskey Philadelphia Pa 👊🏾

  13. El Ka

    The Best. Rip Gregory

  14. smart anointed

    Yes i,massive killa tune with the very best musicians,Mr,cool Gregory Issac and sly pon d drum,s why Robbie is pon d bass,i love dis spiritual sang alot I still remember blazing it in the 80,s dis one can,t fade.Respect fi all Jah people,one love.

  15. Garfield Burns

    Listening to his singing just relaxes me throughout the day, makes me smile hearing the lonely lover crooning plaintively for a Rasta lover or being caught up in life's complexities, knowing full well that the brother could get any woman he desires.lol

  16. Garfield Burns

    A beautiful Rasta brother with a silky smooth voice that my wife and I went to see in Norwalk,CT,USA. Wish he had a stayed with his black wife, but very man has a right to determine his own destiny. Groove on brother cool ruler crooning to angels now. Massive respect

    Smooth Operator

    Garfield Burns you didnt have to live with that wife!

  17. Rodolfo Viana

    melo do siqueira.

  18. Sandra Richardson

    Got my opportunity but truly I blew it through my stay of mind.

  19. Richie Harris

    Wow De radics n Gregory

  20. goggi108

    The best this song i identify australia

  21. Brad Junior

    Love for ever...!💪

  22. Harald Fairhair

    What a great song! RESPECT

  23. 007Thebwoy

    Steppers..;-D

  24. Sonia Jhonson

    oh my baby boy meet when i was
    18 loved him

  25. Axel Natural

    Big Classic!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  26. Kay Van Cooten

    He's a poet and the best storyteller for sure.
    ♡ U G.I!
    just too cool!

  27. pschyco History

    Sorry for my sins isaac...!!! Bless

  28. Bling Mwangi

    Wish to survive rather....🤔

  29. Apewe Mate

    Kenya ,,Lipua jaba!!

    robin kipkoech

    I miss some good ganja Asap!! Kenyans though

    robin kipkoech

    I miss some good ganja Asap!! Kenyans though

    big sam

    @robin kipkoech kujia!

  30. S P

    Love this song.. heard it last Friday night and have been listening to it all week.. it moves me. Its on repeat tonight

    Smooth Operator

    S P 💥🔥👊🏾

  31. Hakim TV

    Weed smoking heads up

  32. Maina Henry

    kumbe hii ndio lolo

  33. Mathews Chaaba

    Now & forever my best artist cool ruler

  34. TKO san diego

    Rip cool ruler

  35. Zaida Salaman

    RIP GODFATHER of Reggae

  36. Dj Rickey Ricardo

    that dub is so hard ! reggae music is POWER!

  37. Dj Rickey Ricardo

    yo i heard briggy riding this dub pon a jah love cassette this bassline here is so Wicked Rip COOL Ruler

  38. Melody Sere-Tempo

    yep RIP Mister

  39. Amos Kela

    Great son

  40. IMummySheba

    One of my favourites . Just love the cool ruler

  41. Arthur kingz

    damn positive vibes only legooo 254

    Derrick Preston

    Team 254

  42. benHoda'ah Shedar'

    "..... cause JAH 'ah gon cast down in Judgement"....... musical Seer, a Psalmist after the order of King David.....Gregory Isaacs !!!!

  43. Micha Mloch

    Roots and Culture-big sound and wonderful lyrics-Rasta!

  44. Marcelo Vieira

    Jah Live!!!

  45. samwel mithaka

    But i would rather to live poor and clean dan live in corruption...positive vibes from the wise man..

  46. Holginho

    Big Big Tune, Raspect Juweeltjes for your compilation.

    tiddo wester

    Mooie woorden✌✌

  47. Herman Myrie

    Bad bad bad my friend
    sweet

  48. Alan Townson

    RIP THE COOL RULER GREGORY ISAACS THE BEST REGGAE LEGEND OF ALL TIMES !!!!!!!!!!
    (Alan Townson )

  49. Alan Townson

    RIP THE COOL RULER GREGORY ISAACS THE BEST REGGAE LEGEND OF ALL TIMES !!!!!!!!!!
    (Alan Townson )

  50. S d

    rather live pure and clean do you know Wat I mean??can't you see what I mean ......boom

    samwel mithaka

    poor and clean thats why the song is titled "POOR AND CLEAN"..point of correction @Sharon..

    Kevin Webb

    Sharon Devi

  51. Cosy Gibbons

    A rich man's heaven is a poor man's hell

    Christina Anita

    Meaning

    MoHorror

    listen and think about it
    @Christina Anita

  52. Liily BoOnty

    GREGORY ISAACS UNE VOIX UN POETE (PAUVRE MES PROPRE. POOR AND CLEAN)

  53. Michelet Adonis

    Good music

  54. Reratilwe Bubu

    that's so pure and cool,big up yourself man

  55. Micha Mloch

    astreiner song-aktueller denn je.übrigens die schweine von heckler u koch und konsorten haben so viele waffen wie nie zuvor auf den markt geschmissen mit hilfe von leuten wie gabriel,nur nebenbei hab ich grad gelesen(nicht auf bild.de).sie wollen uns f.... und wir sollen auch noch dafür zahlen,bei diesem sound vergess ich kurz das ganze elend-danke-RIP

  56. Richard soma

    what the man say

  57. Beverley Ireene

    RIPP The Cool Ruler Sir Gregory Issacs Blessed ..One Love

    Amos Kela

    Beverley Ireene Rip cool ruler

  58. Christopher Matthias

    The Emperor the Cool Ruler Gregory Isaacs the master at work RIP.

  59. Adam KHAN

    Killed it with this tune, after all those years, still a master piece.

  60. Paulobob Bob

    so o filé

  61. Bertrand Lirics

    JUDGMENT

  62. Pick A Dub

    OTOP...

  63. Maryhumble Gal

    R.i.p.....cool ruler

  64. Oliver Norwell Hardy

    great song - but your info is incorrect: sly & robbie were not members of the roots radics

    Ruddy Isaacs

    INFO IS RIGHT SOWELL AND BINGY BUNNY FR ROOTS RADICS IS PLAYING WITH SLY AND ROBBIE ME DID DEH DEDH IWAS THERE ONE SUNDAY AT CHANNEL ONE STUDILAUO DENNIS BROWN ALSO LAID DONT WANT TO BE NO GENERAL RYHTM THAT DAY

    selecta74

    Several of the tracks from Lonely Lover and More Gregory, although credited to Roots Radics, were actually played by Sly & Robbie.

  65. Saveetozzz

    Ital tune brother

  66. Louise and Hounds

    The Cool Ruler...RIPP my brudda from anudda mudda...♥

    Ousseynou Sarr

    Bradafromanadamada :)

  67. GuyFromSouth1976

    I found the 12 inch on Revue Records ! ! ! ( After four years of expectation )

    Jocicleide Silva

    GuyFromSouth1976.

  68. MegaChantal123

    Classic Gregory. The words are regrettably still very relevant today. So mash down Babylon oppressors and do not let the wicked and corrupt people win. One love to the non oppressors.

  69. Steve more

    love dis tune

  70. Allan Onyango

    May peace reign in all nations. As it was in the beginning so shall it be in the End.#CoolRuler

  71. M3zk

    well said my brother...peace

    Kenneth TURNER

    All ways live on brother Jah bless

  72. Jasmine millz

    GeeDem Dada GeeDem

  73. john brown

    Gregory Isaacs was the first artist to feature on Sly & Robbie's Taxi label with 'Tune In'..
    This tune 'Poor & Clean' is a master piece.......!
    jahnkonoo

    LovingOldSchool

    No sitting and watching by Dennis Brown

  74. Luis Guerra

    R.I.P BRETHREN! IRIE I

  75. Auntkekebaby

    Top track for the masses.

  76. alleblue

    more fire...G.I

  77. MSTFreak

    Number 1 grade reggae. I am making a list...

  78. Tony Weston

    I would rather live poor and clean than to live rich in corruption.

  79. Paul Garner

    ire dread at control,s gwan gregory

  80. Robert Buckingham

    class tune

  81. ossiepowers

    one of my all time favourites

  82. seerauberjohnny

    A fitting song for a terrible time where the disgusting gulf between have and have not widens every day.

  83. missjuneplum1

    Meaningful lyrics!!!

  84. Ras Generali

    I would rather live poor and clean than to live rich in corruption.

  85. HIGHER THAN YOU

    Land of Look Behind!

  86. Auntkekebaby

    Right, right Gregory!

  87. JAHri COOLtheKAT LIONfish

    Thank you Gregory Isaacs for leaving us a treasure full of GOLD FOR WHO EARS THAT CAN [email protected](Cool Ruler)

    Jocicleide Silva

    JAHri COOLtheKAT LIONfish.

  88. Sara

    fuck , this is a sick tune <3

    Smooth Operator

    Sara 🤢🤮🤧😷

  89. Niluje75

    @tinymorte some beautiful words for such a great artist, yes, respect

  90. novaship

    is their anyway to find the lyrics? thanks..

    Da Berrii

    A rich mans heaven is a poor mans hell

    So many years I've been slaving in your factory
    Never had a chance to talk to the boss
    And for so long I've been living in this
    Old community ,where no one knows my fate
    Yet I pay the cost
    No one knows my fate yet I pay the cost

    But I would rather live poor and clean
    Than rich in corruption

    I said I've got to live clean
    Cause JAH has got to pass down judgement

    I said I wanna be clean
    Can't you see what I mean?

    Wanna be strong
    All day long

    I would rather to live poor and clean
    Than to live rich in corruption

    I wanna be clean
    Can't you see what I mean?

    A rich mans heaven is a poor mans hell

  91. marsala92

    Tres bon.

  92. tinymorte

    A Rich Man Heaven is a poor mans Hell . Nothing more to say Brother . Your music touches all of us . Because its tru and not bullshit . Forget Reggae DJ's screaming at you , your soft whispers drown them out Brethren . A Quiet storm is what you are .

  93. melofelo12

    watch 'Land of Look Behind'.

  94. Flava

    roots radics stylee!

    Tony Ogbata

    Sorry but I actually do think that the backing here was Sly & Robbie...

  95. Royk Groningen

    This remember me of 10 years ago, when i meet my girlfriend SO much gregory isaacs on my cd player hahaha the cd player is dead already!!

    R.i.P cool ruler

    Greetz roy