"Yes We Can, Can" as written by and Allen Toussaint....
Oh
Now is the time for all good men to get together with one another
Iron out our problems, iron out our quarrels and try to live as brothers
Try to find the peace within without stepping on one another
Do respect the women of the world, just remember that we all have mothers
(Make this land a better land than the world in which we live)
And help each man be a better man with the kindness that you give

And I know we can make it (I know that we can)
I know darn well that we can work it out
(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can, can
Why can't we if we wanna? Yes, we can, can)
I know we can make it work (I know that we can)
I know we can make it if we try
(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can
Great God, shomighty, yes, we can) I know we can, can

You got to take care of the children, the children of the world
They're our strongest hope for the future, the little bitty boys and girls
Make this land a better land than the world in which we live
And to help each man be a better man with the kindness that you give

And I know we can make it (I know that we can)
I know darn well that we can work it out
(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can, can
Why can't we if we wanna? Yes, we can, can)
I know we can make it work (I know that we can)
I know going make it if we try
(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can
Great God, shomighty) Yes, we can, I know we can, can

Oh...

Mmm
You got to take care of the children, the children of the world
They're our strongest hope for the future, the little bitty boys and girls
Make this land a better land than the world in which we live
Help each man be a better man with the kindness that you give

I know we can make it (I know that we can)
I know darn well that we can work it out
(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can, can
Why can't we if we wanna? Yes, we can, can)
I know we can make it work (I know that we can)
I know darn well that we can work it out
(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can
Great God, shomighty, yes, we can) I know we can, can

(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can, can
Why can't we if we wanna? Yes, we can, can) Oh
(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can, can
Why can't we if we wanna? Yes, we can, can) We got to try
(Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can, can
Why can't we if we wanna? Yes, we can, can
Yes, we can, I know we can, can, yes, we can, can
Why can't we if we wanna? Yes, we can, can) You got to go the extra mile
(Ah...) You've got to live it and breathe it and see it
Ooo
You've got to bring it on home

Make this land a better land for you and me and everybody
Let's just see if it plays on the street
You got to take care of the children
They our strongest hope for the future
Oh


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