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IS LOVE ENOUGH?

we want freedom of speech
but we all talkin´at the same time
we say we want peace
but nobody wants to change their own mind
so it goes on and on and on and on and on
for a thousand years
and it goes on and on and on and on and on
what language are yours tears?

everybody wants to live the life of kings and queens
but nobody wants to stay and plow the fields
everybody wants to tell their neighbors how to live
but nobody wants to listen to how they feel

but what I get to say right now,
is love enough, yeah
or can you love some more?

it goes on and on and on and on and on for a thousands years
what language are your tears?
what mother nature gives
mankind refuse to let live
taking the universe in their own hands
oh yes lord
short circuiting the positive
judging the negative
causing the most unusual circumstances
everyday we rise again
but our love will fight again
hoping that all hearts will receive our love token blessed words
we speak again lovely words to do me friend
for us to live in this here garden of eden
is love enough?

what language do you laugh in
what language do you cry in
what language do you dance in, make romance in
what language do you make love in
or pray to the above in
what language are your fears?
what language are your tears?
LOVE INVINCIBLE

(lyrics by Michael Franti & Spearhead)

When I fall down, I need a helping hand.
And when I lose my head, it's cause it's always buried in the sand.
When I get stuck on myself, feelin' sorry for myself
Will you help me grab a hold and please don't patronize my soul.
When I start to lose control, when I get irrational, when I start to get too high,
you see me come floating by, I say

Touch me in the morning sun, when I feel impossible.
Touch me in the morning sun, show me what is possible.
Touch me in the morning sun when I feel impossible, show me what is possible.
Teach me love invisible,
Teach me love invincible,
Teach me love invisible,
Teach me love invincible.

When you’re down, you need a helping hand.
And when you lose your head, I'll help you wash away the sand.
And when you get stuck on yourself, feelin' sorry for yourself
I will help you grab a hold and I won't patronize your soul.
When you start to lose control, when you get irrational, when you start to get too high,
I see you come floating by, I say

Touch me in the morning sun, when I feel impossible.
Touch me in the morning sun, show me what is possible.
Touch me in the morning sun when I feel impossible,
show me what is possible.
Teach me love invisible,
Teach me love invincible

When we're down, we need a helping hand.
And when we lose our heads, it's cause they're always buried in the sand.
But when we get stuck on our selves, feelin' sorry for our selves.
Will you help us grab a hold and please don't patronize our souls.
When we start to lose control, when we get irrational, when we start to get too high,
You see us come floating by, I say,

Touch us with the morning sun, when we feel impossible.
Touch us with the morning sun, show us what is possible.
Touch us in the morning sun when we feel impossible, show us what is possible.
Teach us love invincible, teach us love invisible

Teach us love invincible, hold us love invisible, share us love invincible,
be us love invincible, help us love invisible, touch us love invisible,
breathe us love invincible, sing it love invisible.
Michael Franti - Bomb The World


Please tell me the reason
Behind the colors that you fly
Love just one nation
And the whole world we divide
You say you're "sorry"
Say, "there is no other choice"
But god bless the people them
Who cannot raise their voice

(chorus)

We can chase down all our enemies
Bring them to their knees
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace
Whoa we may even find a solution
To hunger and disease
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace



Violence brings one thing
More more of the same
Military madness
The smell of flesh and burning pain
So i sing out to the masses
Stand up if you're still sane!
To all of us gone crazy
I sing this one refrain

(chorus)

And i sing power to the peaceful
Love to the people y'all
Power to the peaceful
Love to the people y'all

Bomb the world (armageddon version)

I don't understand the whole reason why
You tellin' us all that we need to unify
Rally round the flag
And beat the drums of war
Sing the same old songs
Ya know we heard 'em all before
You tellin' me it's unpatriotic
But i call it what i see it
When i see it's idiotic
The tears of one mother
Are the same as any other
Drop food on the kids
While you're murderin' their fathers
But don't bother to show it on cnn
Brothers and sisters don't believe them
It's not a war against evil
It's really just revenge
Engaged on the poorest by the same rich men
Fight terrorists wherever they be found
But why you not bombing tim mcveigh's hometown
You can say what you want propaganda television
But all bombing is terrorism

(chorus)

We can chase down all our enemies
Bring them to their knees
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace
Whoa we may even find a solution
To hunger and disease
We can bomb the world to pieces
But we can't bomb it into peace

911
Fire in the skies
Many people died
And no one even really knows why
They tellin' lies of division and fear
We yelled and cried
No one listened for years
But like, "who put us here?"
And who's responsible?
Well, there's no debatin'
Cause if they ask me i say
It's big corporations
World trade organization
Tri-lateral action
International sanctions, satan
Seems like it'll be an endless price tag
Of wars tremendous
And most disturbingly
The death toll is so horrendous
So i send this to those
Who say they defend us
Send us into harm's way
We should all make a rememberence that
This is bigger than terrorism
Blood is blood is blood and um
Love is true vision
Who will listen?
How many songs it takes for you to see
You can bomb the world to pieces
You can't bomb it into peace


(chorus)
Power to the peaceful
And i say, love to the people y'all
Power to the peaceful
And i say, love to the people y'all

(chorus)
Note: Michael Franti wrote, 'Bomb the World', soon after, 09.11.2001, and it has become a, Peace Anthem, to people all over the World, who believe, 'strength through peace', is better then strength through a heavy handed Orwellian police state, with forced, compliance/peace, to make people do what a Government wants them to do by, fear, torture, or acts of war, such as bombing them into submission.

If in these troubled times, you find a person or persons who also understands that it is indeed, 'strength through peace', that creates a mindset, a paradigm, an atmosphere in which hopefully people, groups, Nations come together in the direction of Peace, so as to have the opportunity to improve us all, yes, if you know a person or persons like that, for the betterment of civilization, for a better World, support them

Understand, 'strength through peace', is not about, not fighting if necessary, but about being wise on how best to bring together those that are a part of this thing called Life, so that hopefully we can develop ways in which through interactive dialog, schools, and foundational principals such as all people being endowed by their creator with unalienable rights of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness, so that we all may truly move forward on this very small Planet, to a future within the, 'Light of Wisdom', allowing for a free and prosperous World of people to live Life, in the greatest amount possible, of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness!

You can BOMB the World to pieces, but you can't BOMB it into PEACE!


Brilliant, Gordon, thanks!!

PTTP
HELLO BONJOUR

I don't need a passport
To walk on this earth,
Anywhere I go cause I was made of this earth
Im born of this earth,
I breath of this earth,
And even with the pain I believe in this earth, So
I wake Up every mornin and Im steppin on the floor,
I wake up every mornin and Im stepping out the door
I got faith in the sky,
Faith in the one,
Faith in the people rockin underneath the sun
Cause every bit of land is a holy land and
Every drop of water is a holy water and
Every single child is a son or a daughter of the one Earth mama and the one Earth papa, So
Don't tell a man that he can't come here cause he got brown eyes and a wavy kind of hair, And
Don't tell a woman that she can't go there because she prays a little different to a God up there
You say you're a Christian
Cause God made you
You say you're a Muslim
Cause god made you
You say you're a Hindu and the next man a Jew
Then we all kill each other
Cause God told us to NAH!

-Hello, hello!
-Bonjour, bonjour!
-Hola, hola!
-Konnichiwa, konnichiwa wa!

Follow me
Let me take to the dancehall
Now to come a rock this rhythm
Follow me
Let me take to the dancehall
Now to come a skankin'
Follow me
Let me take to the dancehall
Now to come a rock this rhythm
Follow me
Let me take to the dancehall
In a Spearhead style
Now hear this!

So dance to the rhythm
Bounce to the rhythm
Shake to the rhythm
And you roll to the rhythm
Sweat to the rhythm
Get wet to the rhythm
Make love to the rhythm
Clean up to the rhythm
When you movin'
You come alive
And when ya grooving
In rhythm we survive, so
Don't panic, don't panic
No drum machine
This is all organic
Just Sly and Robbie on the drums and the bass
Stickie on percussion and we mashin' up the place
Givin' you a beat you can rock and rool to
Givin' you a sound you can shake your soul to so
Hip hoppas punk rockas
Roots rockas even wood stockas
I don't need a passport
Just send a postcard
Send me a message, let me know how you are
Whether you're walkin' or drivin' in your car
Throw your hands high and
Tell me who you are
Say

-Hello, hello!
-Bonjour, bonjour!
-Hola, hola!
-Konnichiwa, konnichiwa wa!

Bubble from Nigeria to Botswana
Bubble Botswana to Ethipia
Bubble Ethipia to Zimbabwe
Now bubble Zimbabwe to Mexicana
Bubble Mexico to Braziliana
Bubble Brazilia to Americana
Bubble from America to Japan
Bubble from Japan to China
Bubble form a China to a Pakistana
Bubble from a Pakistan to Australia
Bubble from Australia to Palestina
Bubble from a Palestine to Israel
Bubble bubble booyaka
Jamaica
Bubble to Italia, España, Britania
Bubble bubble dance to the sound

-Hello, hello!
-Bonjour, bonjour!
-Hola, hola!
-Konnichiwa, konnichiwa wa!

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