They Killed Him

Album: Repossessed (1986)
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  • There was a man named Mahatama Gandi
    He would not bow down he would not fight
    He knew the deal was down and dirty
    And nothing could make it right away
    But he knew his duty and the price he had to pay
    Just another holy man who tried to be a friend
    My God, they killed him.

    Another man from Atlanta, Georgia
    By name of Martin Luther King
    He shook the land like the rolling thunder
    And made the bells of freedom ring
    With a dream of beauty that they could not burn away
    Just another holy man who dared to make a stand
    My God, they killed him.

    The only Son of God Almighty
    The holy one called Jesus Christ
    He healed the lame and fed the hungry
    And for his love they took his life away
    On the road to glory where the story never ends
    Just the holy Son of Man we'll never understand
    My God, they killed him.

    There was a man named Mahatma Gandi
    A man named Martin Luther King
    The only Son of God Almighty
    The only one called Jesus Christ
    On the road to glory where the story never ends
    Just the holy Son of Man we'll never understand
    My God, they killed him.

    There was a man named Mahatma Gandi
    A man named Martin Luther King
    The only Son of God Almighty
    The only one called Jesus Christ
    On the road to glory where the story never ends
    Just the holy Son of Man we'll never understand
    My God, they killed him. Writer/s: Kris Kristofferson
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