Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

Fundamental Reggae - Poem by Michael Shepherd

'fun-da-mental-ism' miss God's fun, man -
who want a God wittout a smile? ...
'fun-da-mental' send this chile mental...
me thinkin', God too He run a mile...

Comments about Fundamental Reggae by Michael Shepherd

  • (3/16/2005 6:01:00 PM)

    Recorded 1962 but only released in the 2003 album, it seems, PH? No lyrics yet. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/16/2005 6:31:00 AM)

    I remember it from the early 70s. It preceded The Harder They Come album. That's all I can help you with. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/15/2005 1:44:00 PM)

    It's not on any of his solo albums, PH. Film lyric? Duet album? Single? I'm trying the fansite. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/15/2005 1:13:00 PM)

    Nope, PH, jes' ma own ma very own...Jimmy Cliff isn't honoured on this site...
    Can you remember the lyrics?

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  • (3/15/2005 10:22:00 AM)

    Jimmy Cliff had a song called 'Fundamental Reggae.' Are these lyrics from that song? (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, April 30, 2010

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