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Redemption Song = Great LOST Theme Song

I remember somebody bringing up this song a long, long time ago – so it’s not my idea – it’s just something fun to think about.

Below are the lyrics to Redemption Song by Mr. Marley. I’ve made LOST related notations in bold:

Old pirates, yes, they rob I;
Sold I to the merchant ships (THE BLACK ROCK),
Minutes after they took I
From the bottomless pit (THE SWAN).
But my hand was made strong
By the ‘and of the Almighty (GOD LOVES YOU AS HE LOVED JACOB).
We forward in this generation
Triumphantly. (PROGRESS)
Won’t you help to sing
This songs of freedom
‘Cause all I ever have:
Redemption songs;
Redemption songs.

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery; (WE ARE THE CAUSES OF OUR OWN SUFFERING)
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Have no fear for atomic energy, (JUGHEAD)
‘Cause none of them can stop the time. (TIME TRAVEL)
How long shall they kill our prophets, (JOHN LOCKE? JACOB? MIB?)
While we stand aside and look? Ooh!
Some say it’s just a part of it:
We’ve got to fulfill the book. (DANIEL’S JOURNAL? THE RULES?)

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ScrollLocke

I'm female, 28, a musician who plays a white ukulele and a black guitar, and I'm a fraternal twin. I have a fondness for tropical islands and wondering what's across the sea. Unlike the MIB - I've left home, many times, and concur with the Beach Boys that the cutest girls in the world are indeed housed in the United States (of Elizabeth Mitchell).

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