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“Mr. King”

~ Written by Donna the Buffalo’s Jeb Puryear ~

We’ve got your dream Mr. King
It’s in our hearts
We’ve got your dream Mr. King
And Ms. Rosa Parks
We’ve got your dream
Of peace, love and harmony
It’s a vision of the way things have gotta be

Everybody stand up
Stand up for what you know is right
And we’re gonna never
Never give up the fight
You can see how far we have come
There’s still a mighty battle to be won
We’ve been marching out from the past
That lovely day when we’re all free at last

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, The Good Neighborhood posted a blog with five songs that bear King’s inspiration and are either lesser known or their connections to him lesser told, featuring Donna the Buffalo, Patty Griffin, Grant Green, Nina Simone, and Bruce Springsteen & the Seeger Sessions Band.

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