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I am somebody, yeah
You are somebody, yeah

A lawyer is somebody
Though he loses every
Case that he pleads
A doctor is still somebody
Thought he gives out
The wrong remedy

Now, I may not have shoes
To put on my feet
I may not have

Alright, now, I`ll tell you
I am somebody
Every man and
Woman is somebody

Though you`re up in society
Tell me where would you be
Without everyday people like me

You can make it
Watch me make it
Watch me make it
I`m gonna make it

I am somebody, yeah
You are somebody

Old Martin was somebody
Before he ever started
The March on Washington
Old Bobby was somebody
Before his campaign for
President begun

You may not have a place
To lay your head
The clothes on your back
They do nothing but shred
But you are somebody
Every man is somebody

There`s some good in every man
Give him respect and
Give him a chance
And surely, surely
He`ll understand

You can make it
Oh, watch me
Watch me make it
Now, watch me
Watch me make it
I`m gonna
I`m gonna make it

Cause I am somebody
Oh, oh, oh, yeah
You are somebody
I am somebody
You are somebody, alright

Hey, stand up



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