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By My Side" is a gorgeous reggae lover rocks song from Reggae Ambassadors Third World and soulful songstress Tessanne Chin. Written by, Third World foundation members, Richard "Bassie" Daley and Stephen "Cat" Coore, By My Side, was featured as part of the soundtrack to Robert Townsend's web series "Diary of a Single Mom" starring Leon, Monica Calhoun and Billy Dee Williams.

Reggae soul singer, Tessanne Chin was the winner of NBC's The Voice season 5, with a 12 million person viewership, and has Jamaicans and music fans worldwide cheering her on.

With 10 Grammy nominations, a host of hit singles, over 25 album releases and a loyal fanbase, Third World is one of Jamaica's longest running reggae acts, now celebrating 40 years in the business.


released October 1, 2013

written by S. Coore, R. Daley



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With 4 decades of smash hit songs, sold-out tours & inspirational messages, one may wonder, What gives Third World the staying power so rare in the music industry? TW is more than just one of the top Reggae bands of all time, it is an institution that stands for producing & performing music that, while holding firm to the cultural roots, still pushes forward the cutting edge of music worldwide. ... more

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Track Name: Third World & Tessanne Chin - By My Side
We don't need another bitter day
Just take a look around, there's not much more to say
Many a times I know you just can't take no more
Feeling as if the very end is knocking at your door

And if you feel tears building in your eyes
Don't worry cause you know I'm right there by your side
And if you stay, stay by my side
There's nothing in this world we could not brush aside

I'll be the anchor in the storm
I'll be the arms to keep you warm
Together we can ride the tide
So stay by my side

I'm not around a lot I know
Don't let it rest upon your mind
and even dull your glow
The spirit survives you don't have to fear
Though you can't look upon my face
You know I'm always there

And if you feel tears burning in your eyes
Don't worry cause you got me right there by your side
And by your side is where I'll be
Stay with me even when there's worries and disharmony

So if you feel tears building in your eyes
Don't worry you know I'm right there by your side
There may be times you feel so secure until someone
You trust says your not welcome any more
By my side, By my side, By my side