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Song

# Debut Chart
50 Dec '70 Hot 100

Lyrics

There's a feeling shared today By the people whose freedom Has been taken away


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And as in the past When times were wrong The common folks Come together in song How will we win With what will we fight We hope with this song Our world we will unite Oh, there's one thing that I'm sure It's so proud and it's so pure And it comes from deep within It's got no hair, it's got no skin As we travel far and near We bring the world for you to hear And the message that we bring Is alive in the word we sing And no matter how it make you feel We got something they can't steal (CHORUS) No, they can't, no, they can't No, they can't take away our music No, they can't, no, they can't No, they can't take away our music In the ghetto, it gets cold But we've got something To warm our souls Like the blanket of our fate Keeps us covered when we shake Though they take our brother's live And deny his given right Yes, the message will be heard As the four winds spread the word And our spirit, they can't break Cause we got power to communicate, yeah No, they can't, no, they can't No, they can't take away our music No, they can't, no, they can't Say they can't take away our music Lord, no, they can't, no, they can't Hey, they can't take our music Music, music, sing it for me Sing it for me, sing it with me (They can take away our lives) Come on, come on (But they can't take our music) Music is yours and music is mine Is mine, is mine, is mine (They can take away our lives) There was a lady one day I bet you don't know her name (But they can't take our music) Do you remember Billie Holliday Billie Holliday sang the blues (They can take away our lives) She may be dead but she's alive today (But they can't take our music) Do you remember Charlie Parker Sing the blues, sing the blues Sing the blues (They can take away our lives) Jimi Hendrix, Sammy Cooke Elmore James play the blues for you, they played It's all for you, yeah (But they can't take our music) Music is yours, it's mine It's yours, sing it now (They can take away our lives) It made me laugh and it made me cry (But they can't take our music) Crying, crying, little baby Janis Cried for you, yeah (They can take away our lives) Remember Jimi Hendrix too, Lord (But they can't take our music) Sam Cooke now put his message in My book, my book, it's your book It's everybody's book (They can take away our lives) Music is fine, music is all right (But they can't take our music) All right with me, yeah Come on, come on Sing it for me, sing it for me (They can take away our lives) Sing it for me, sing it just Everybody, come on (But they can't take our music) Get up on your feet now and Stomp your feet, clap your hands (They can take away our lives) Sing it to your man, sing it to your woman Sing it to your baby, sing it to the sky (But they can't take our music) Sing it to the air, sing it to the ground Sing it to the Earth, my, my, my, my Come on (they can take away our lives) They can't take it away They can't take it away (But they can't take our music)

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