I saw an old man cry and I'm sad
- the war took everything he ever had.
I'm sad 'cos he's alone.
I'm sad 'cos he's indifferent,
and I don't think he has relation with the power of your nation,

And I don't think that's right,
I don't think that's right,
I don't think that's right.
That's not right at all.

I saw an old man cry and I'm sad
- the war took everything he ever had.
Well, I'm sad 'cos he's alone,
and I'm sad 'cos that's irrelevant,
and I'm sure he had a son whose life had just begun.

And I don't think that's right,
I don't think that's right,
I don't think that's right.
That's not right at all,
I don't think that's right.

I saw an old man cry and I'm sad
- the war took everything he ever had.
Well, I'm sad 'cos he's alone,
and I'm sad 'cos that's irrelevant,
and I'm sure he had a son whose life had just begun.

And I don't think that's right,
I don't think that's right,
I don't think that's right.
That's not right at all,
that's not right at all.


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    General CommentThis is a song about the aftermath of yet another sad chapter in South Africa's history - the Angola border war South Africa was involved in.
    About the song itself - the drumstick playing on the empty soda bottle is a very nice touch and fits in perfectly.
    Boer Down Underon October 28, 2008   Link

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