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Murder She Wrote Lyrics

from Tease Me

"Murder She Wrote" is track #10 on the album Tease Me. It was written by Dion Humphrey, Melvin A. O. Howell, Lloyd Oliver Willis, John Christopher Taylor, Everton Bonner, Sly Dunbar.
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"Murder She Wrote" is track #10 on the album Tease Me. It was written by Dion Humphrey, Melvin A. O. Howell, Lloyd Oliver Willis, John Christopher Taylor, Everton Bonner, Sly Dunbar.
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Now dis one dedicated to the girls
Dem wid di angel face and the devil heart
Yuh no say Ragamuffin Chaka Demus an youth called Pliers
Come to deal with your case, step up my youth, hear dis

I know this little girl, her name is Maxine
Her beauty is like a bunch of rose
If I ever tell you 'bout Maxine
You would a say, I don't know what I know
(But)

Murder she wrote
(Fi real, fi real)
Murder she wrote
Murder she wrote
Murder she wrote

Watch ya now, it name
A pretty face and bad character
Dem the kinda livin' can't hold Chaka
(Follow me)
A pretty face and bad character
Dem the kinda livin' can't hold Chaka

Seh gal yuh pretty, yuh face it pretty
But yuh character dirty
Gal yuh just act too flirty, flirty
Yuh run to Tom, Dick an' also Harry
An' when yuh find yuh mistake
Yuh talk 'bout yuh sorry, sorry, sorry
(Come now)

Have her di corner where she jooks an where she jam
(Cruise?)
She know about Lou, Crack an every money man
Me talk about coolie chiney, White Man and Indian
Di wickedest kind a girl whey Mr. Pliers buk upon

Now when yuh heard about this girl, her name is Maxine
Her beauty is like a bunch of rose
(But)
If I ever tell you 'bout Maxine
You would a say, I don't know what I know
(But)

Murder she wrote
(Murderation man)
Murder she wrote
Murder she wrote
(Na, na, na)
Murder she wrote

Watch yuh now stand still, yuh no pay me light bill
If yuh tes di ragamuffin, gal ya gwan get kill
Gal keep 'way, caw yuh a crebbie crebbie
An di limits of me talk of if a DJ, gal come out

Becaw yuh nuh shockout
Now when yuh hear di ragamuffin, yuh haffi jump and shout
Now touch me gate, yuh nuh pay mi water rate
Becaw great is great, yuh cyaan underrate
(Follow me)

Yuh pretty face an bad character
Dem the kinda livin' can hold Chaka
(Follow me)
Yuh pretty face an bad character
Dem the kinda livin' can hold Chaka

Seh girl yuh pretty, yuh face is pretty
But yuh character dirty
Gal yuh just a have to flirty, flirty
Yuh run to Tom Dick an' also Harry
An when yuh find yuh mistake
Yuh talk 'bout yuh sorry, sorry, sorry

Now every middle of the year dis girl go have abortion
Fi di coolie white man, Indian no seek inna
(Nail fun?)
An jus di other day me see her six months pregnant
Now she up an switch her girl with other baby inna pram

So yuh heard about this girl, her name is Maxine
Her beauty's like a bunch of rose
An' if I ever tell you 'bout Maxine
You would a say, I don't know what I know
(But)

Murder she wrote
Murder she wrote
Murder she wrote
(Na, na, na)
Murder she wrote

Excuse me
Gal me never know yuh a so yuh stay
Ragamuffin Chaka Demus com fi flash it same way
Waoh, woah
(Follow me)

Yuh pretty face an bad character
Dem the kinda livin' can Hold Chaka
(Follow me)
Yuh pretty face an bad character
Dem the kinda livin' can Hold Chaka

Seh girl yuh pretty, yuh face is pretty
But yuh character dirty
Gal yuh just a have to flirty, flirty
Yuh run to Tom, Dick an' also Harry
An when yuh plan yuh mischief
Yuh talk 'bout yuh sorry, sorry, sorry

Di gal a pose an' a brag how she look sexy
All she worship is pure vanity
Di gal a pose anna brag how she look ready
When she wash her clothes it dirty

Gal yuh no ready if yuh cyaan cook fi mi
Gal yuh no ready if yuh cyaan wash fi mi
Gal yuh nuh ready if yuh know yuh flirty flirty
(Follow me)

Yuh pretty face and bad character
Dem the kinda livin' can't hold Chaka
(Follow me now)
Yuh pretty face an bad character
(Murder she wrote)
Dem the kinda livin' can't hold Chaka
(Murder she wrote)

So stand still
(Murder she wrote, na, na, na)
Yuh no pay me light bill an' if yuh tes di ragamuffin
(Murder she wrote)
Gal ya gwan get kill, gal keep 'way
Caw yuh ahaffi back way an 'di of him a DJ
(Limit see me talk)

Gal come out becaw yuh nuh shockout
Now when yuh hear di ragamuffin
Yuh haffi jump and shout, now touch me
(Gate?)
Yuh nuh pay mi water rate
Becaw great is great is yuh gong fi di rate
(Come down)

Now yuh heard about this little girl her name is Maxine
Her face is like a bunch of rose
Man a if I ever tell you 'bout Maxine
You would a say, I don't know what I know

Songwriters
DION HUMPHREY, MELVIN A. O. HOWELL, LLOYD OLIVER WILLIS, JOHN CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR, EVERTON BONNER, SLY DUNBAR

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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