Sing a Simple Song of Freedom

I have ideas.. How about this one. Organize a group of people who love to sing (maybe 10-12). Call them Freedom Singers. Then go to various high public traffic areas of Hong Kong and sing. Civil Rights songs put into Chinese lyrics or compose some new ones. Wow that could be powerful. I have adapted one song. Listen to the song and then sing along with the new lyrics I have used for Hong Kong.

Lyrics:
Come and sing a simple song of freedom
Sing it like you’ve never sung before.
Let it fill the air
Tell the people everywhere
We, the people here, we want a vote.

Hey there, Mister businessman can you hear me?
I don’t want your diamonds or your game
I just want to be, someone known to you as me
and I will bet my life you want the same

Come and sing a simple song of freedom
Sing it like you’ve never sung before
Let it fill the air
Tell the people everywhere
We, the people here, we want a vote.

Seven and half million are you listening?
Most of what you read is made of lies
But speaking one to one, ain’t it everybody’s sun
To wake to in the morning when we rise?

So come and sing a simple song of freedom
Sing it like you’ve never sung before
Let it fill the air
Tell the people everywhere
We, the people here, we want a vote.

Xi Jinping are you busy?
If not would you send me a letter?
And tell me if the man, who is working in Hong Kong..
has got the one person vote upon his mind

Come and sing a simple song of freedom
Sing it like you’ve never sung before
Let it fill the air
Tell the people everywhere
That we, the people here, we want a vote.

Now no doubt some folks enjoy doin’ battle
Like presidents, prime ministers and kings
So let’s all build them shelves where they can fight among themselves Amen
and leave the people be who love to sing

Come and sing a simple song of freedom
Sing it like you’ve never sung before
And let it fill the air
Tell the people everywhere
That we the people here, we want a vote.

And let it fill the air
Tell the people everywhere
That we the people here, we want a vote.

Got to have Freedom!
Let me hear you say Freedom!
Oh yeah, Freedom!

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