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Old pirates, yes, they rob I;
Sold I to the merchant ships,
Minutes after they took I
From the bottomless pit.
But my hand was made strong
By the hand of the Almighty.
We forward in this generation
Triumphantly.


Won't you help to sing
These songs of freedom
'Cause all I ever have:
Redemption songs
Redemption songs

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery;
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Have no fear for atomic energy,
'Cause none of them can stop the time
How long shall they kill our prophets,
While we stand outside and look
Some say it's just a part of it:
We've got to fulfill the book.

Won't you help to sing
These songs of freedom
'Cause all I ever have:
Redemption songs
Redemption songs
Redemption songs

(Guitar break)

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery;
None but ourselves can free our mind.
Wo! Have no fear for atomic energy,
'Cause none of them-a can-a stop-a-the time
How long shall they kill our prophets,
While we stand aside and look?
Yes, some say it's just a part of it:
We've got to fulfil the book.

Won't you help to sing
These songs of freedom? -
'Cause all I ever had:
Redemption songs -
All I ever had:
Redemption songs:
These songs of freedom,
Songs of freedom.



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  • U
    UnregisteredFeb 4, 2012 at 12:10 am
    A meaning of love within everyone. Redemption meaning the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil. As we can all be better people and all stick together..

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