Tosh, Peter - 400 Years Lyrics

400 years (400 years, 400 years. Wo-o-o-o)
And it's the same -
The same (wo-o-o-o) philosophy
I've said it's four hundred years;
(400 years, 400 years. Wo-o-o-o, wo-o-o-o)
Look, how long (wo-o-o-o)
And the people they (wo-o-o-o) still can't see.
Why do they fight against the poor youth of today?
And without these youths, they would be gone -
All gone astray

Come on, let's make a move:
(make a move, make a move. Wo-o-o-o, wo-o-o-o)
I can (wo-o-o-o) see time (wo-o-o-o) - time has come,
And if-a fools don't see
(fools don't see, fools don't see. Wo-o-o-o)
I can't save the youth:
The youth (wo-o-o-o) is gonna be strong.
So, won't you come with me;
I'll take you to a land of liberty
Where we can live - live a good, good life
And be free.

Look how long: 400 years, (400 years, 400 years) -
Way too long! (wo-o-o-o)
That's the reason my people (wo-o-o-o) - my people can't see.
Said, it's four hundred long years - (400 years, 400 years. Wo-o-o-o)
Give me patience (wo-o-o-o) - same philosophy.
It's been 400 years, (400 years, 400 years)
Wait so long! Wo-o-o-o, wo-o-o-o.
How long? 400 long, long years.

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  1. Alejandro Vega


  2. GnopKing

    One of the best songs ever. Happy Earthstrong Prophet Peter

  3. Bobby Jhay

    1619 to 2019 black americans started to work from conception. 2019 onward they must each receive a bank book at birth, starting at $100, 000. 00. They can tax them for a debt they didn't create, why then can't they receive payment for work done by their fore parents

  4. Hebrew Sistah

    BEST VERSION!!!!!!!!!!! Yisrael 400 years of captivity is finally up! All praises to the most High for giving us patience, obedience, and the discipline to endure!

    D Cam

    It's up when Armageddon happens

  5. Cedric Ware


  6. Professor x

    2019 -1619 = 400 years Hebrew People, e.g. Genesis 15th Chapter, verses 12, 13, & 14. Knowledge Truly is Power. Stay woke people of The Diaspora.

  7. 400 Years Awakening

    The 400 Year Prophecy: 1619-2019

    Genesis 15: 13-14 (also cross-reference Congress Bill H.R.1242)

    "And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years; And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance."

    Negroes who were enslaved and scattered across the four corners of the Earth by way of slave ships are the true children of Israel that you read about in the Bible. Deuteronomy 28: 15-68 describes the curses that befell the real Hebrews for breaking Yah's covenant; Psalm 83 details how the nations conspired to hide our true identity; and Joel chapter 3 describes what will happen to the other nations who sold and scattered the children of The Most High. Shalom.

  8. Rasta Yo

    Music for your soul thanks for keeping me motivated many want understand

    Hebrew Sistah

    Indeed Brother, indeed!

  9. dre loan


  10. Ndumiso Thobela


  11. DARKMATTER Silent Surgeon

    Really..its more like 600 hundred years..knock dez DEVILS off THEIR squares.

    Anthony Rodriguez

    Divergent Silent Surgeon why 600??

  12. DARKMATTER Silent Surgeon

    I'm not ready to let that shit go...400 HUNDRED YEARS..

  13. dautia abdil

    Every day im thankfull dad we hav his mystic voice who gives us the power to live that life we have!!! Thank you peter!!!

  14. Brenno Calderan

    Scarface the world is yours

    Field Marshall of Swag - Conrad von Hotzendorf

    Same - very underrated game

    Chris Vela

    If it wasn't for my dad allowing my to play M* games i wouldn't have been here! And yes indeed the game is underrated!

  15. David Kafaji

    thank you brother for uploading the ORIGINAL VERSION.
    the damn media does not want to hear us the original version!
    If you listen to the CD Version on bob marleys album "catch a fire" island records (which was taken over by defjam) you will notice it has been changed so that the powerful words of peter tosh are not easily understood. THEY DONT WANT US TO HEAR THE MESSAGE OF PETER TOSH!! we are still living under censorship times.

  16. Felipe Tinoco

    this is legitm newWaveSka

  17. Omar Perez Rodriguez

    This is good music

  18. TyreseGames

    1619 + 400 years = 2019. Slavery is almost over, Yashaya is coming to save His people from Babylon (America).

    Teflon Eibeat

    Dont be amazed, the Anti Christ might be using the same digits to reveal himself. Be watchful

    bh l13

    He's not talking about slaverly

    bh l13

    He's says 400 years of the same philosophy, the same mind set. I mean look at Africa then compare it to the rest of the world and all the places in Africa that do have buildings and all that you guys didn't even build it

  19. Alfred Libunao

    No Peter. No Wailers.

  20. TheTiobiloute62

    400 ans..mais nous sommes toujours esclave du système.....  mais libre de pensée

  21. thee rebel

    peter tosh is such a real revolutionary in is music and as a real rastafarian these days majority of these sell out reggae artist mostly glorify vanity, violence and degration of womb-man so i respect and salute the few true ones who are spreading positive and uplifting reggae music to date just wish to see more musician like him to bring back our music of a positive vibration across the universe his soul forever lives in my heart blessed love.


    he was a warrior against system ..he s kill   frere de combat

    Sirius Don

    I agree with almost everything you wrote except there is no such thing as Rastafar"IAN." You trying to turn a movement/way of life into a religion. There is no "IAN" or "ISM" when that movement existed. This new thing y'all calling yourself a Rastafarian is totally improper. Go and speak to elders from Jamaica who are true Rasta first to overstand what I write.

    carlo Druiff

    Ye right brother, one of da true Rasta,nowadays you only see sell outs in da newcoming reggae singers.

  22. Hans Peters

    thanks and Praise, haven't heard it for much to long, one of my youth heroes, today to me His best track, One Love, One Heart

  23. tea pot

    Traveling to Jamaica

  24. jetblacksparkle

    Scratch version. Thick!!

  25. Ricardo Garcia

    Remember what happens when you scratch the album happens

  26. Nina513

    Such a classic....
    Peter was a boss...


    a warrior ,un guerrier