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America by Chicago

I was feeling mellow this morning and listened to a little Chicago which is one of my favorite bands of all time. America from Chicago came on and I couldn’t resist looking up the lyrics and now I want to post them here.

“America”

America, America is free
America
America is you and me

The dream is fading before our eyes
Take some time to revive it
“We the people” must start right now
Don’t expect our leaders to show us how
They don’t have a clue what to do
If they knew how to stop the slide
We’d have seen some signs by now
To turn back the tide

We can’t keep havin’ you make our rules
When you treat us common folk like fools
It’s time we stand up for our rights
Put Congress in our political sights
Make them pass laws that help us all
The founding fathers echo will be heard in the hall
By the people, for the people, everyone equal
‘Cause this is