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Answered 2010-03-10 16:31:55

The song was written by Bob Marley and performed by the band 'Bob Marley and the Wailers'. This album was released on 15th December 1975. The song is actually "I shot the sheriff" and is based on a claim by a man who accepted of killing a local sheriff but claims that he was falsely accused of killing the Deputy sheriff.

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