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Thu, 24.09.2009

I STILL LONG FOR YOU performed by Miriam Makeba,

Wall to wall of foreign names, of places that I’ve been
Time and time and time again, I’ve long prayed for my dream
The journey of my true return, my brothers open arms
Their precious songs of freedom burn
Sing “I will fear no harm.”

In all I do, in all I do
Nothing matters, nothing new, oh
I still long for you, don’t you know
I still long for you, don’t you know

Time won’t heal this open wound, of fate that brought me hear
But I know my heart’s desire, my destiny is near
Justice, take your rightful place, reclaim these stolen years
Let the sound of freedom fall, on these l

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