Bob Marley – No woman no cry – piano letter notes
What Makes Bob Marley’s No Woman No Cry Lyrics One of The Most Celebrated Reggae Lyrics of All Time?
No woman no cry is a great, evergreen sensation by the reggae legend Bob Marley and the Wailers. The song initially appeared the singer’s studio album called Natty Dread in the year 1974. The original version of the song was rhythmically different than the live song performance version of the year 1975. The same gained so much popularity that it was later released as a single and became the most celebrated version of the song. It peaked to number 22 on the UK singles chart, on number 23 on the Dutch top 30 and on number 30 on the New Zealand singles chart in the year 1975 itself.
The song was also covered by the famous band, the Refugees in the year 1995.
Piano chords of the song: E, A, D, G, B, E the key of C major.
What is the song about?
In No Woman No Cry lyrics,the song features his despise towards the political leaders and the government that he grew up watching in the trench town from a Jamaican perspective. He also refers to a woman and tells her to leave her past behind and that it is no use crying over it.
Finally, he says that despite being a pauper, he always enjoyed the simple pleasures in life and everyone should too.
G A B G C
B D C A A
G A A C E F E
D C C G A C