Drama down in Egypt, pharaoh's fit to fight
Talkin' 'bout the trouble with the Israelites
How I'm supposed to build this monument of mine
If I can't keep the monoliths moving down the line

Tell Moses, tell him go
Say the children of Israel are suffering so
Tell Moses, tell him true
You gotta lead them where the pharaoh won't be following you

Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Keep on traveling on

Selma, Alabama, 1965
Gotta stick together if you're gonna to stay alive
Riot gear and tear gas, sheriff's on the edge
Waiting with an army over yonder 'cross the bridge

Tell Martin, tell him go
Say the governor's in Montgomery and you gotta let him know
Tell Martin, tell him now
He's been up on the mountain and he's got to show us how

Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Keep on traveling on

Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side

Ferguson, Missouri, people in the streets
Hands above their head standing up to the police
Waiting for a hero to step into the breach
'Ain't nobody coming so it's up to you and me

Tell Mary, tell John
Say the hourglass is empty and the judgment day has come
Tell preacher, farmer Brown
Say Joshua's blown his trumpet and the walls are comin' down
Tell sister, brother too
Tell them where they're gonna meet us and what we're gonna do
Tell Steven, tell Shawn
There's a message in the music, everybody sing along

Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Water is wide, milk and honey on the other side
Keep on traveling along


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