Buffalo Soldier (song)
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
"Buffalo Soldier" is a reggae song co-written by Bob Marley and Noel G. "King Sporty" Williams from Marley's final recording sessions in 1980. It did not appear on record until the 1983 posthumous release of Confrontation, when it became a big hit and one of Marley's best-known songs.
The title and lyrics refer to the black U.S. cavalry regiments, known as "Buffalo Soldiers", that fought in the Indian Wars after 1866.ion between Bob Marley and the theme song to the Banana Splits. Oi, yoi, yoi! OI, ya yoi, yoi!