Get Up Stand Up

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"Get Up Stand Up" is a reggae song by Bob Marley. It was released in 1973. It is about rebellion. It lasts 3 minutes and 16 seconds. It was written by Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. It was produced by Chris Blackwell and The Wailers. It is from the album Burnin'.

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In "Get Up Stand Up", Bob Marley opens people's eyes ("Now you see the light"). It's about how appearances can fool the people ("half the story has never been told"). In the song, Bob Marley believes that the society controls the people. The song is a message of rebellion. He promotes the Rastafari culture.