Freedom

Reid Genauer

1, 2, 3, 4

b        e  (x8)

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four score and many years gone by
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our country waged a war that could make the devil cry
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it was internal, no one would win
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each man chose sides by the color of his skin
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singin' north, south, anywhere you go
e
we are american and i thought you might like to know
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red, white, or blue;
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each man is just like you
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we have united the union
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but we never did end,
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that racial war

emancipation. amendment 14.
just like the reverend, i had a dream
from out of nowhere came a flash of light
filled my head lord and it split the night
arose a young man one hundred feet tall
said gather 'round me you can hear my mighty call

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freedom! freedom of the mind!
e
look at your brother, you can look at humankind
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look a man right in the eye
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judge him for what's inside
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look at him with envy or contempt,
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just remember
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you're not exempt

 - solo break over verse -

now i'm not saying all your words should be kind
some things are said though and they blow my mind
i saw a rich man, for better or for worse,
he gained respect by the size of his purse

freedom, freedom of the mind
look at your brother, you can look at humankind
look a man right in the eye
judge him for what's inside
look at him with envy or contempt, just remember
you're not exempt

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i, i, lookin' at the things you do
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i, i wouldn't wanna be like you
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i, i, lookin' at the things you do
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i, i wouldn't wanna be like you
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humans, we are humankind!
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humans, we are humankind!
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humans, we are humankind!
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humans, we are humankind!