Well, I see hands and attesting faces
reachin’ up but not quite touching the Promised Land
Well, I taste tears and a whole lot of previous years wasted,
saying ‘Lord please give us a helping hand’
Lord, there’s got to be some changes
Gonna be a whole lot of re-arranges
You better hope love is the answer
Yeah, it better come before the summer

Well, everybody can hear the sound of freedom’s beating heart
Sirens flashing with earth and rockets stoning
You better love me like it’s gonna be the last time and tell the child to bury Daddy’s old clothes
Yeah, they’re talking about getting together, yeah, together
for love, love, love
You better hope love is the answer, baby I think you better hope it comes before the summer

Everybody, every Sister, every Mama to feel the light, it’s shining bright, baby
Everybody, we got to live together, oh
Right on baby
Feel those Earth Blues coming at you

Don’t let your imagination take you by surprise
A Queen and me I, one day, visualise
My head in the cloud, my feet on the pavement
Don’t get too stoned, please remember you’re a man
Lord, there’s got to be some changes
Living together’s gonna be a lot of re-arranges
You better be ready, Lord, my Lord
Just hope love comes before the summer

Everybody, got to feel the light
You gotta feel the light, baby
Everybody, we gotta live together
Keep it together, right on together, oh (yeah)

All standing together for the Earth Blues coming at you baby
Feel those Earth Blues coming at you
Yeah, yeah let me hear it


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    Good ole Jimi. Funky little song.

    F33bson September 12, 2006   Link

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