Going Back West [Remix 1999]

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Boney M. is a vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in West Germany, the four original members of the group's official line-up were Liz Mitchell (lead singer) and Marcia Barrett from Jamaica, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell from Aruba. The group was formed in 1975 and achieved popularity during the disco era of the late 1970s. The group has sold more than 150 million albums and singles worldwide with most sales in the UK and Germany. more »


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I was born and raised in the Ghetto
Talk with me and you know.
I wasn't satisfied with living on this side

I started looking around for a possibility
Listen to my story of what became of me.
I met a business man who said he'd got some friends back eas
So why don't you come along
Well
We can help you at least.
So make you into a big star by playing your guitar.
But the joke was on me
They left me flat
You see.
Goin' back West yes I know I'll make it alright.
Goin' back West where my music's playing aU. night.
Goin' back West I think I do alright.
Goin' back West yes I know I'll make it alright
Strugglin' for recognition
Identity and respect

I got a lot of promises they told me not to fret. 
Said we will stand by you if the goin' gets rough

But when I started thinking they didn't even bluff.
But a year has come and gone
They left me standing here
Thinking how it could have been

'Cause still I ain't nowhere.
They surely took me for a ride
trampled on my pride
But I hold my head up high
got no more tears to cry.
Going back West yes I know I'll make it alright 
Going back West yes I know I'll make it alright.

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Written by: JIMMY CLIFF

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