Funky President (People It's Bad)

Album: Reality (1974)
Charted: 44
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  • Funky, nasty
    Hey! listen to the man!
    Payback! Cold blooded!

    [Chorus]
    People people
    We gotta get over before we go under
    People people
    We gotta get over before we go under

    Hey country, didn't say what you meant
    Just changed the brand new funky president
    Stock market going up, jobs going down
    There ain't no funky job to be found
    Tax keeps going up
    I changed from a glass, now I drink from a paper cup
    Gettin' bad

    People people
    We gotta get over before we go under
    Listen to me
    Lets get together and raise
    Lets get together and get some land
    Raise our food like the man
    Save our money like the mob
    Put up the fight, own the job

    Tell em' godfather
    Turn on your funk motor
    Get down and praise the lord
    Get sexy sexy
    Get funky and dance
    Love me baby love me nice
    Don't make it once but can you make it twice? I like it

    [Chorus]

    Turn on your funk motor, I know its tough
    Turn on your funk motor, until you've had enough
    Hey give yourself a chance to come through
    Tell yourself I can do what you can do

    Hey! listen to the man!
    Payback! Cold blooded!

    People people! hey!
    Don't you see what's going on?
    You got to get together!
    Get on your good foot! change it!
    Got to get together and get some land
    Raise our food just like the man!
    I got to say it again
    We got to get together and buy some land
    Raise our food just like the man
    Save our money, do like the mob
    Put up your fight, and own the job
    We got to get over before we go under

    Country do you know just what I meant?
    We just changed, got a brand new funky president

    I need to be the mayor
    So I could change a few things round here
    I need to be the governor Writer/s: JAMES BROWN
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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