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He's coming, he's coming, he's coming
He's coming, he's coming, he's coming
He's coming, he's coming, he's coming
He's here
His name is Jesse
His name is Jesse
Hypocrites and uncle toms are talking trash (Let's talk about Jesse)
Liberty and justice are a thing of the past (Let's talk about Jesse)
They want a stronger nation at any cost (Let's talk about Jesse)
Even if it means that everything will soon be lost (Let's talk about Jesse)
He started on the bottom, now he's on the top
He proved that he could make it, so don't ever stop
Brothers stand together and let the whole world see
Our brother Jesse Jackson go down in history
So vote, vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
See Ronald Reagan speaking on TV, smiling like everything's fine and dandy
Sounded real good when he tried to give a pep talk to over 30 million poor people like me
How can we say we got to stick it out when his belly is full and his future is sunny?
I don't need his jive advice but I sure do need his jive time money
The dream is a nightmare in disguise (Let's talk about Jesse)
Red tape and lies fill your for spacious skies (Let's talk about Jesse)
But don't think that DC just did it first (Let's talk about Jesse)
There's a lot of DC's all over this universe (His name is Jesse)
He started on the bottom, now he's on the top
He proved that he could make it, so don't ever stop
Brothers stand together and let the whole world see
Our brother Jesse Jackson go down in history
So vote, vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
The land of the free and the home of the brave but it might as well be the home of the slave
They got me walking around, saying freedom's come but my body is free and my mind is dumb
The people ain't black but the house is white and just because I'm different they don't treat me right
They done cast me aside and held me down, dragged my name down to the ground
Oh beautiful for spacious skies with your amber waves of untold lies
Look at all the politicians trying to do a job but they can't help but look like the mob
Get a big kick back and put it away, watch the FBI watch the CIA
They want a bigger missile with a faster yet but yet they forget to hire you the vet
Hypocrites, just talkin' trash (Let's talk about Jesse)
Liberty and Justice are a thing of the past (Let's talk about Jesse)
They want a stronger nation at any cost (Let's talk about Jesse)
Even if it means that everything will soon be lost (His name is Jesse)
Breakdown
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
Vote, vote, everybody get up and vote
The 30th day that's in December is a day that everyone's gonna remember
Because on that day a righteous man, thought about taking a brand new stand
The name of the man is Jesse Jackson and his call is for peace without an action
'Cause now is the time to change the nation without just another negotiation
He went to the East for human rights to free a lieutenant shot down in flight
Just another statistic and the government knew it, they didn't even want the man to go do it
Before he left, he called the president's home and Reagan didn't even answer the phone
But I tell you one thing and that's a natural fact, you can bet he calls Jesse when Jesse got back

He started on the bottom, now he's on the top
He proved that he could make it, so don't ever stop
Brothers stand together and let the whole world see
Our brother Jesse Jackson go down in history
So vote
Hypocrites just talking trash (Let's talk about Jesse)
Liberty and Justice are a thing of the past (Let's talk about Jesse)



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