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Why Black Man Dey Suffer

Fela Kuti
Lingua: Inglese


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[1971]
Parole e musica di Fela Anikulapo Kuti (1938-1997)
Con l'orchestra Afrika 70 e Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker, celeberrimo batterista e percussionista inglese, membro fondatore dei Cream
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Why Black Man Dey Suffer
This rhythm is called Kanginni Koko
Used in some particular kind of shrines
In my home town, Abeokuta City

It goes like this
Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje
Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje
Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje
Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)
(Kanginni koko, kanginni je nje)

Why black man dey suffer today
Why black man dey suffer today
Why black man no get money today
Why black man no get money today
Why black man no go for moon today
Why black man no go for moon today
This is the reason why (tell me now)
This is the reason why (tell me again)
This is the reason why
We dey sit down for our landi jeje
We dey sit down for our landi jeje
We dey mind our business jeje
Some people come from far away land
Dem fight us and take our land
Dem take our people and spoil our towns
Na since den trouble starti oh (huh, huh)
Na since den trouble starti oh (one more time)
Na since den trouble starti oh (hmm)
Our riches dem take away to their land
In return dem give us their colony
Dem take our culture away from us
Dem give us dem culture we no understand
Black people, we no know ourselves
We no know our ancestral heritage
We dey fight each other everyday
We're never together, we're never together at all
We're never together, we're never together at all

Dat is why black man dey suffer today
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Tell me again
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dey take our culture away
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dey take our riches away
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dey take our land from us
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dey take our people away
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
We have to think of time to come
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
We have to think of our children to come
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
We have to be together and unite
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dat is why black man dey suffer today
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dat is why black man no go for moon today
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dat is why black man no get money today
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dat is why black man dey suffer
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dat is why black man dey suffer today
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dat is why black man dey suffer today
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)
Dat is why black man dey suffer today
(Dat is why black man dey suffer today)

inviata da Bernart Bartleby - 6/6/2018 - 09:05



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