• Artist: Sounds of Blackness
  • Title: Children Of The Dream
  • Genre: Kids/Quirky
  • Mood: Inspirational
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Morality Tale, Political Criticism, Optimism, Freedom, Other
  • Lyric hook: Oh yes we're children of the dream, of the dream, everybody lets wake up and dream, the dream of marching, ooh the king, let's wake up and dream
  • Lyrics: CHILDREN OF THE DREAM Ooo ba dah dat-n-dahBa da doo ska-dat-n- dayShoo be do bee-n-dahBa diddy ski dee dot-n-daw ooo HAVE YOU HEARD THE STORYOF A MAN WHO HAD A DREAMHIS NAME WAS MARTIN & HE HAD THE MIND OF A GREAT KING NOW WON’T CHA’ LET ME BREAK IT DOWN THE KING HAD A DREAM NOT A CROWN THAT CHILDREN EVERYWHERE WOULD WALK AROUND WITH A SMILE NO NOT A FROWN HE FOUGHT FOR ALL PEOPLE, DIDN”T MATTER WHAT THE AGE. HIS LEADERSHIP WITH OTHERS ALLOWS US TO STAND HERE & SING ON THIS STAGE. BECAUSE WE‘RE CHILDREN OF THE DREAM EVERYBODY LETS WAKE UP & DREAM OH YES WE’RE CHILDREN OF THE DREAM EVERYBODY LETS WAKE UP & DREAMOooo-ooo ooo-oo, shoo-ooo-m bee-dop bah-dow NOW THERE WERE PEOPLE EVERYWHERE WHO BELIEVED IN THE DREAM OF THIS MAN SEGREGATION & DESPAIR. HE GAVE US A LEG TO STAND ENDURED SO MUCH HEARTACHE DESPITE THE ODDS HE HAD TO FACE. HE TOLD THE PEOPLE DON”T LOOK BACK GOTTA KEEP ON GOIN ’RUN THIS RACE. THE CHALLENGE WAS THERE HE WAS POISED FOR THE FIGHT, WE MUST KEEP ON MARCHING FOR OUR CIVIL RIGHTS. GET READY, GET SET, ON YOUR MARK NOW LETS GO. GOTTA TELL THE WHOLE WORLD AND LET’M KNOW THERE WERE: BOYCOTTS & SIT-INS, STABBINGS & SHOOTINGS, BOMBINGS & HOSES, ALWAYS ELUDING - PADDY WAGONS DEATH THREATS LIED ON AND CHEATED OVER & OVER THESE THINGS WERE REPEATED THERE WERE:DOG BITES & LYNCHING”S - WHOLE LOT‘A WALKIN’ CIVIL RIGHTS SPEECHES….. BRILLIANT TALKIN‘(HE SAID) LOVE & NON-VIOLENCE HIS FAITH N THE LORD. HE KNEW THAT GOD”S CHILDREN WOULD ALL BE RESTORED. PROUD CHILDREN OF THE DREAMC’MON LETS WAKE UP & DREAM. THE DREAM OF MARTIN LUTHER KING EVERYBODY, EVERYBODY, EVERYBODY LETS WAKE UP & DREAM
  • Keywords: inspirational, Eclectic, Learning
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