Native Son

Album: Into The Fire (1987)
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  • I've seen many moons through these wrinkled eyes
    The years have made me old but they've made me wise
    Now the white man lives where our rivers run

    For now better days have passed
    We walk the streets of broken glass
    Our people vanished as snow before the summer sun

    Like dogs we were driven from this place
    such injustice, time will not erase
    All these changes cannot be undone

    When you feel the anger inside of you
    hold your head high - let your aim be true
    though your heart beats like a drum
    My native son

    Once there was a time my little one
    before the wagons - before the soldiers' guns
    when this land was ours as far as the eagle flies

    No white flag - no broken truce
    With few words one can speak the truth - I don't hear it
    Tme won't heal it now

    With each new day that comes to pass
    will the great spirit free us all at last?
    He said we were the chosen ones

    For all we had there's nothing left
    We won't forgive - we can't forget
    you know that your day will come
    My native son

    With each new day that comes to pass
    will the great spirit free us all at last?
    What has happened can never be undone

    When I was young - not yet a man
    the sun rose and set upon our land
    we were the chosen ones
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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