"We Can Be Together" as written by and Paul L. Kantner....
We can be together
Ah you and me
We should be together

We are all outlaws in the eyes of America
In order to survive we steal cheat lie forge fred hide and deal
We are obscene lawless hideous dangerous dirty violent and young
But we should be together
Come on all you people standing around
Our life's too fine to let it die
We can be together

All your private property is target for your enemy
And your enemy
Is we
Da da da da da da da da da
Da da da da da da da da da
We are forces of chaos and anarchy
Everything they say we are we are
And we are very
Proud of ourselves

Up against the wall
Up against the wall fred (motherfucker)
Tear down the walls
Tear down the walls

Come on now together
Get it on together
Everybody together
We should be together
We should be together my friends
We can be together
We will be

We must begin here and now
A new continent of earth and fire
Tear down the walls
Tear down the walls
Tear down the walls
Tear down the walls
Tear down the walls
Won't you try


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"We Can Be Together" as written by Paul L. Kantner

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    General Commentdisgrace that there isn't any comments on this song its practically an anthem for the 60's rebellious society. At least that't how I would put it best.
    floydian18on July 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is unquestionably Jefferson Airplane's finest moment, and they had many fine moments.
    Venha Futuroon April 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis was the first song in musical history to feature the word "fuck", no kidding. Bad language in those times was a no-no.
    I'd love to go to a protest and play this song. But of course I've got a 6 hour play list of The Beatles, Rage Against the Machine, Disturbed, Live, and other songs of revolution.
    Spog Zallagion August 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIs the song about racism?
    Milfred101on March 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWell the line "Up against the wall, motherfucker" is a Black Panther slogan or something, I believe. So that wouldn't be surprising.
    tjwellson April 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentKantner wrote it as a call to arms to mobilize the liberal to radical left and all it's various factions. I believe Abbie Hoffman inspired him to write it.
    brumuson November 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTo Spog Zallagi:

    This was the first time the word "fuck" was uttered on national television when they played it on the Dick Cavett show in '69. There is no way to know if it was the first time fuck was ever said in a song, and I can just about guarantee you it's not. Music has been around a LONG time.
    tjwellson January 24, 2009   Link
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    General Commentnot necessarily about racism, but the youth of the time's in general. like floydian said, 60's rebellious society, ya know?
    FreeJigsawEarthon January 17, 2010   Link

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