"Sing Our Own Song" as written by Jim Brown, Terry Wilson, Michael Virtue, Brian Travers, Norman Hassan, Earl Falconer, Robin Campbell and Ali Campbell....
The great flood of tears that we've cried
For our brothers and sisters who've died
Over four hundred years
Has washed away our fears
And strengthened our pride
Now we turn back the tide

We will no longer hear your command
We will seize the control from your hand
We will fan the flame
Of our anger and pain
And you'll feel the shame
For what you do in gods name

We will fight for the right to be free
We will build our own society
And we will sing, we will sing
We will sing our own song

When the ancient drum rhythms ring
The voice of our forefathers sings
Forward Africa run
Our day of freedom has come
For me and for you
Amandla Awethu

We will fight for the right to be free
We will build our own society
And we will sing, we will sing
We will sing our own song

We will fight for the right to be free
We will build our own society
And we will sing, we will sing
We will sing our own song


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"Sing Our Own Song" as written by Ali Campbell Jim Brown

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    General CommentThe struggle for peace & equality in south-africa, offcourse. Amandla Awethu means power to the people (south african).

    Great song!
    Woolfon May 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing, inspirational song for all indigenous or minority cultures fighting for equality and respect
    hinemoaon February 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWay ahead of their time.
    whoshaton October 11, 2010   Link
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    Song ComparisonJudy Mowatt did a version of this song that is amazing.
    MamboManon August 24, 2012   Link

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