"Lean On Me (Ah-Li-Ayo)" as written by and Simon Toulson-clarke....
Are we happy are we scared?
Are we shouting never heard?
Are we running, running brave?
Are we fighting, making waves?

The first man he gets up and he says
"Well, can I have a say?"

Singing
Men on fire pray for rain
Who are madmen, who is sane?

So ten men they get up and they say
"Well, can we have a say?"

Have we lost the spoken word?

From the very very young to the very very old
Everybody now say aye
From the centre of the earth to the corners of the globe
Everyone of you say aye
Nobody better let me down
Mother earth on the other side

Sing on
Are we happy, are we scared?
Are we shouting, never heard?

The first man he gets up and he says
"Well, can I have a say?"
Cut of drama, power of sound
Are we progress, don't lose ground?

Ten men they get up and they say
"Well, can we have a say?"

Are we fighting, making waves?

From the very very young to the very very old
Everybody now say aye
From the centre of the earth to the corners of the globe
Everyone of you say aye
Nobody better let me down
We will see on the other side, lean on me

Ah-li-ayo!


Lyrics submitted by Idan

"Lean on Me (Reprise)" as written by John Charles Lodge

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC.

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    General Commentthanks for getting this song's lyrics posted for me, YtseJam, after my failed attempts

    this song could be an anthem, if it isn't already
    mysteryon December 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about war and how stupid it is, and how we should be tolerant. Just as an aside, dip me in Crisco and call me Francisco if it doesn't sound like an XTC tune.
    CuteSparkinaon May 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentRed Box are a British pop group first active from the early 1980s to the early 1990s, founded by Simon Toulson-Clarke and Julian Close. They scored two UK Top Ten hits with the singles "Lean on Me (ah-li-ayo)" in 1985 and "For America" in 1986 ...

    Continued here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…
    neil100003on May 20, 2014   Link

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