From the recording Howard's Song To The People

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<address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">Blacks were enslaved, Indians betrayed </span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">And Mexico was cut in half&nbsp;</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">The May came in and so did rule</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">But most were in seven-year servitude</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">All of them were screwed, e</span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">xcept the Governor</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">&nbsp;</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">He had the land, m</span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">illions of fields </span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">And had poor men fighting to death </span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">For promises of food</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">It didn&rsquo;t matter North or South</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">T</span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">he profits kept on pouring in t</span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">o feed his greed</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">He wanted it all s</span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">o the masses were corporized</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span></address>
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<address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">Wall Street devours </span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">It&rsquo;s all a plan t</span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">o take it all away from me</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">Once they have you t</span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">hey&rsquo;ll close the door </span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">So everything will be in their control</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1"></span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">And history repeats&nbsp;itself y</span><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">ear after year: </span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;" data-mce-mark="1">He who has the gold is the one that rules</span></address>
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<address><span style="font-size: small;">Don&rsquo;t ask me what their names are</span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;"></span><span style="font-size: small;">Just read the proper literature </span></address><address><span style="font-size: small;"></span><span style="font-size: small;">And dig in history, </span><span style="font-size: small;">"A People's History"</span></address>