Kompas.com - 30/06/2022, 12:30 WIB

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - "You Can't Blame the Youth" merupakan lagu reggae yang dibawakan oleh musisi asal Jamaika, Peter Tosh.

Lagu tersebut dirilis pada 1 Januari 1977 dalam albumnya yang bertajuk Equal Rights (Legacy Edition).

"You Can't Blame the Youth" menjadi trek ke-14 dari 15 lagu dalam album tersebut.

Baca juga: Lirik dan Chord Lagu Catapult dari R.E.M

Berikut lirik dan chord lagu "You Can't Blame the Youth" dari Peter Tosh.

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You can't blame the youth
D             G              D
You can't fool the youth
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You can't blame the youth of today
D              A            D
You can't fool the youth
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You're teachin' youths to learn in school
D             G             D
That cow jump over moon
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You teachin' youths to learn in school
D                 A                                        D
That the dish run away with spoon
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So, you can't blame the youth when they don't learn
D              G                 D
You can't fool the youth
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You can't blame the youth of today
D             A           D
You can't fool the youth
                    D
You teach the youth about Christopher Colombus
D                   G                   D
And you said he was a very great man
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You teach the youth about Marco Polo
D               A                       D
And you said he was a very great man
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You teach the youth about the Pirate Hawkins
D                G                     D
And you said he was a very great man
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You teach the youth about the Pirate Morgan
D                A                 D
And you said he was a very great man
                             D
So, you can't blame the youth of today
D              G                    D
You can't fool the youth
                     D
You can't blame the youth
D               A             D
You can't fool the youth
                         D
All these great men were doin'
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Robbin', a rapin', kidnappin' and killin'
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So called great men were doin'
D               A                D
Robbin', rapin', kidnappin'
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So, you can't blame the youth
D             G            D
You can't fool the youth
                       D
You can't blame the youth, not at all
D              A                  D
You can't fool the youth
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When every Christmas come
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You buy the youth a pretty toy gun
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When every Christmas come
D          A                 D
You buy the youth a fancy toy gun
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So, you can't blame the youth
D              G              D
You can't fool the youth
                               D
You can't blame the youth
D          A                D
You can't fool the youth
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'Cause what was hidden from the wise and the prudent
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Is now revealed to the babes and the sucklings
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What was hidden from the wise and the prudent
D                  A                D
Now revealed to the babes and the sucklings
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Lord, call upon the youth
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For he know the youth is strong
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Jah, Jah, call upon the youth
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'Cause he know the youth is strong
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So, you can't blame the youth
D               G            D
You can't fool the youth
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You can't blame the youth, baby children
D              A           D
You can't fool the youth
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Don't blame them
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Not their fault 

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