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Yo (one time)
I was born by the river (uh) (uh)
in a tentement
oh, my poor mother,
she could hardly pay the rent

It's been a long (ha)
a long time comin
but I know a change is gonna come
oh yes it will

(two time) (yea)
It's been too hard livin (huh)
and I'm afraird to die
(why?)
I dont know
whats out there
yea, yea,
beyond the sky

It's been a long (huh)
a long time comin
but I know a change is gonna come
oh (oh) yes it will

(say it whyclef, check it out, say it, uh uh)
oh my

see I go, to my brotha
(c'mon!) (and say what, say what)
and I say brotha
help me please (c'mon L Boogie!)
and he winds up
he winds up
knockin me, knockin me (uh huh)
back down on my knees!
ohh

(three time!)
It's been times when I didn't think
that I would last for long (huh)
but now we think we're bound to carry on

It's been a long (uh huh huh huh yea)
a long time comin
but I know a change is gonna come
oh yes it will

this has been the Fugees
L Boogie
Prize Well
Wyclef
The Refugees are OUT!
(yes it will, yes it will, yes it will)



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