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I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself
Do you hear me?

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

Don't give me degeneration
Give me true communication
Don't give me sorrow
I want equal opportunity
To live tomorrow

Give me schools
And give me better books
So I can read about myself
And gain my truly looks

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself
Do you hear me now, now?

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

Some of us try
As hard as we can
We don't want no sympathy
We just wanna be a man

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself
Do you hear me?

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

We got talents we can use
On our side of town
Let's get our heads together
And get it up from the ground

When some of us make money
People hear about our people
Gotta grab out a honey
Forget about honey
Do you now, let me hear, hey

Come on, I got to have it
Come on, I need it
I got to have it, come on
I got to have it, oh, ha

Lordy, Lordy, Lordy
Lordy, Lordy, Lordy

Play with your bad self
Come on, baby
Come here
Gotta get it

Got to get myself together
So many things I got to do
So many things I got to do
I don't need no help from you

Tell everybody, everybody else
All of these things, baby
I got to do it myself
Come on, hey

I got to have it
I, said I, said I
Said I, said I, I

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

With you I'll sweat and blood
To put out any fire and block off every plug

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself
Do you hear me?

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

I'm not gonna tell
You what to do
I'm not gonna raise a fuss
But before you make another move
Let's start by taking care of us

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself
Do you hear me?

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

Kids get that education
And don't you take no more
'Cause if we gonna get
This thing together
Then you got to carry the ball

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
Open up the door

Open up the door
Open up the door
Open up the door
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

Can you dig the groove?
Can you make the move?
Can you dig the say?
Can you make the pay?

Dig the groove?
Can you dig it?
Tell me, can you dig it?
Tell me, can you?

Come on now, come on now
Come on, come on, come on
Come on

Come on, all right
Come on fly
Hey, hey, hey

Lord have mercy
I got to have it
Got to have it
I got to have it

Don't need no cupid
Don't be no stupid
Come on

We, we don't have time to hate
We need all the time we got
To try to communicate

Come on
Lordy, Lordy, Lordy, Lordy
Baby, baby, baby, baby

How can I get myself together
When you keep on packing your bag ?
How can I get myself together
When you keep on packing your bag?

How can I get myself together
When you keep on packing your bag?
How can I get myself together
When you keep on packing your bag?

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself
Oh, no, no, no, no

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

I'm not gonna tell you what to do
I'm not gonna raise a fuss
But before you make another move
Let's start by taking care of us

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door
I'll get it myself

Kids get that education
And don't you take no more
'Cause if we gonna get
This thing together
Then you got to carry the ball

I don't want nobody
To give me nothing
Open up the door, open
Open up the door

Open up the door, hit it
Open up, here I come
Open up and let a man come in
Open up, let a man come in
Open up, let a man come in

Here I come, here I come
I'm comin' in any type of weather
Comin' 'cause I got myself together
Open up, open up, open up, up



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