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Graham Nash



So your brother's bound and gagged

And they've chained him to a chair

Won't you please come to Chicago

Just to sing



In a land that's known as freedom

How can such a thing be fair

Won't you please come to Chicago

For the help that we can bring



We can change the world

Re-arrange the world

It's dying ... to get better



Politicians sit yourselves down

There's nothing for you here

Won't you please come to Chicago

For a ride



Don't ask Jack to help you

'Cause he'll turn the other ear

Won't you please come to Chicago

Or else join the other side



We can change the world

Re-arrange the world

It's dying ... if you believe in justice

It's dying ... and if you believe in freedom

It's dying ... let a man live his own life

It's dying ... rules and regulations, who needs them

Throw them out the door

Somehow people must be free

I hope the day comes soon

Won't you please come to Chicago

Show your face



From the bottum of the ocean

To the mountains on the moon

Won't you please come to Chicago

No one else can take your place


Yes, we can change the world

Re-arrange the world

It's dying ... if you believe in justice

It's dying ... and if you believe in freedom

It's dying ... let a man live his own life

It's dying ... rules and regulations, who needs them

Throw them out the door



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    UnregisteredJul 5, 2012 at 3:08 pm
    This song is about the end of the democrat party as we once knew it. The democrat party has since (1968) become corrupted/defunct while losing its soul to the radical socialist extremists that now expressedly exploit the "divide and conquer" mentalities: race vs. Race, sexual identities vs. Who cares (? ), ethnicity vs. Ethnicity, religion vs. Aethiesm vs. Other beliefs. Women vs. Men, liberty, freedom and individual sovereignty vs. Big government infringements, rich vs. Poor. And their solution...? More resentment, distrust and deceit.
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2012 at 4:57 pm
    This song indicates people finding a new perspective, protesting about the democratic convention, and being free to do what they want. So they thought chicago was the place to go to be free and open up a new door to change what happened in the 1960’s.

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