by Cher

Album: Half-Breed (1973)
Charted: 1
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  • My father married a pure Cherokee
    My mother's people were ashamed of me
    The Indians said I was white by law
    The white man always called me
    "Indian Squaw"

    Half-breed, that's all I ever heard
    Half-breed, how I learned to hate the word
    Half-breed, she's no good they warned
    Both sides were against me
    Since the day I was born

    We never settled, went from town to town
    When you're not welcome you don't hang around
    The other children always laughed at me
    "Give her a feather, she's a Cherokee"


    We weren't accepted and I felt ashamed
    Nineteen I left them, tell me who's to blame
    My life since then has been from man to man
    But I can't run away from what I am

    [Chorus] Writer/s: Al Capps, Mary Dean
    Publisher: NORTH MUSIC GROUP
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • AnonymousWhy isn't Marvin Rainwater given any credit for doing this song in 1959?
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