diumenge, 25 de gener de 2015

THERE BUT FOR FORTUNE




Aquest tema original del malaguanyat cantant folk Phil Ochs es va fer molt famós en la veu de Joan Baez.. També la van versionar Marianne Faithfull i Peter, Paul & Mary entre d’altres. Una bona melodia amb una lletra encara millor.

THERE BUT FOR FORTUNE
Show me the prison, show me the jail
Show me the prisoner whose face is growin' pale
And I'll show you a young man with so many reasons why
There but for fortune, go you or go I
You and I.
Show me the alley, show me the train
Show me the hobo who sleeps out in the rain
And I'll show you a young man with many reasons why
there but for fortune, go you or go I
You and I.
Show me the famine, show me the frail
Eyes with no future, that show how we've failed
And I'll show you the children with so many reasons why
There but for fortune, go you or go I
You and I.
Show me the country where bombs had to fall
Show me the ruins of buildings once so tall
And I'll show you a young land with many reasons why
There but for fortune, go you or go I
You and I.
You and I.
There but for fortune, go you or go I
You and I.

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