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Mother, mother
There's too many of you crying
Brother, brother, brother
There's far too many of you dying
You know we've got to find a way
To bring some lovin' here today - Yah

Father, father
We don't need to escalate
You see, war is not the answer
For only love can conquer hate
You know we've got to find a way
To bring some lovin' here today


Picket lines and picket signs
Don't punish me with brutality
Talk to me
So you can see
Oh, what's going on
What's going
Ya, what's going on
Ah, what's going on

(Background music and conversation)
In the mean time
Right on, baby
Right on
Right on

Mother, Mother, everybody thinks we're wrong
Oh, but who are they to judge us
Simply because our hair is long
Oh, you know we've got to find a way
To bring some understanding here today
Oh

Picket lines and picket signs
Don't punish me with brutality
Talk to me,
So you can see
Oh, what's going on
What's going on
I’ll tell you Ya, what's going on - Uh
Ah, what's going on
Right on baby
Right on baby



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    UnregisteredApr 30, 2012 at 3:23 am
    I like the version of kris allen it was so so great and the live performance in american idol on the finale it was great and the studio recording as well
  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 29, 2012 at 8:01 am
    We need communication and love in order to chane the world. There is too much hate in the world, that divides us, we need unity and the peace that we all deserve.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 14, 2012 at 12:23 am
    Una manera muy general de com partir cómo
    vivimos este milenio y de cómo debieras de
    comportarte para lograr un planeta mejor.
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    UnregisteredJan 11, 2012 at 9:24 pm
    Talk to me about how you feel, being that its love, hatred, misunderstanding or confusion... We together can work it out!!!

    Tish from philly

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