Trenchtown Rock -What and where is Trench Town?. This is a community located in Kingston Jamaica.
It got its name from a livestock farmer name James Trench. Before that it was called Trench Pen.
This small town was well known for its squatter settlement otherwise known in Jamaica as Ghetto Community.
Trench-town was and is still very popular due to the reggae group known as the wailers. Group members were
Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer
This is where the group was formed and most of there rehearsals was also done here.
Two of Bob's songs made reference to this community, there are, "Trenchtown Rock" and "No Woman No Cry". It was his love forhis community and reggae music which led to the recording and released of this song Trench Town Rock.
The Lyrics for this song are very chatchy and easy to sing along to.
Lyrics One good thing about music, when it hits you fell no pain [repeat] So hit me with music, hit me with music Hit me with music, hit me with music now I got to say trench town rock I say don't watch that Trenchtown rock, big fish or sprat Trench town rock, you reap what you sow Trench town rock, and everyone know now Trench town rock, don't turn your back Trench town rock, give the slum a try Trench town rock, never let the children cry Trench town rock, cause you got to tell JAH, JAH
You grooving Kingston 12, grooving, Kingston 12 Grooving woe, woe, it's Kingston 12 Grooving it's Kingston 12 No want you fe galang so, No want you fe galang so You want come cold I up But you can't come cold I up Cause I'm grooving, yes I'm grooving
I say one good thing, one good thing When it hits you feel no pain One good thing about music When it hits you feel no pain So hit me with music Hit me with music now Hit me with music, hit me with music Look at that, Trench Town rock I say don't watch that, Trench Town rock If you big fish or sprat, Trench Town rock You reap what you sow, Trench Town rock And everyone know now, Trench Town rock Don't turn your back, Trench Town rock Give the slum a try, Trench Town rock Never let the children cry, Trench Town rock Cause you got to tell JAH, JAH why Grooving, grooving, grooving, grooving