Can anyone explain what the term "Duppy Conqueror" means?



Answers:
~~~ The "Duppy Conqueror" Bob Marley]

Yes, me friend,
We deh a street again.
Yes, me friend, me good friend,
Dem say we free again.

The bars could not hold me;
Force could not control me now.
They try to keep me down, yeah!
But Jah put I around. Yeah!

Yes, I've been accused many a times
And wrongly abused, now.
Oh, but through the powers of the Most-I,
They've got to turn me loose.

O-o-oh! O-o-ooh! Oh! Don't try to cold me up on this bridge, now.
I've got to reach Mount Zion -
The highest region.
So if you a bull-bucka,
Let me tell you this -
I'm a duppy conqueror - conqueror. Oh, yeah!

Yes, me friend, me good friend,
We deh a street again. O-oh!
Yes, me friend, me good friend,
Dem say we free again. Oh! Oh!

So don't try to cold me up on this bridge, now.
I've got to reach Mount Zion -
The highest region.
So if you a bull-bucka,
Let me tell you this:
I'm a duppy conqueror - conqueror. Oh, yeah!

Yes, me friend,
Dem say we free again. Oh! Oh, yeah!
Yes, me friend,
Dem set we free again. Oh!
Yes, me friend, me good friend, ... /fadeout/


Hi YSD, gandalf forgot to tell you that Bob Marley is the greatest and most awesome "Duppy Conqueror" who ever lived. Also the best looking one too. I wanna be like Him when I grow up. lol! gandalf had a good answer & so did ausblue. BUTT!! mines the best. Just kidding I'm just high on myself cuz I cut and pasted this and I'm feeling like a Conqueror! Like my Hero. Bob Marley's music lives on. ~~~
What i can understand it means ghost or apparition of a conqueror
Duppy is a caribbean word of West African origin meaning ghost or spirit..it means some1 who conquers ghosts or spirits.

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