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TUTTI I TESTI

Peace & Groove

Francesco Piu, 2016

Hold On

YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
JUST KEEP GOIN’ ON AND NEVER FEEL ALONE
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
JUST KEEP GOIN’ ON AND NEVER FEEL ALONE
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
If you want freedom , freedom my friend
Your own freedom , freedom my friend
the road to walk is long, keep your feet and legs strong
Freedom, freedom my friend
you gotta bring your dreams , your dreams my friend
your own dreams your dreams my friend
down every road road you ride, so they can take flight
your dreams, your dreams my friend
don't miss your train , your train my friend
it won't stop , your train my friend
keep away the tears, and bury your fears
Your train , your train my friend
you know sometimes we fall , sometimes my friend
and it's hard to rise , sometimes my friend
your sweat left in the path, is strength to another step
sometimes , sometimes my friend
When the voice of wind , the wind my friend
caress you as a child , the wind my friend
you'll taste the freedom smell, as if caught by a spell
the wind, the wind my friend
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
JUST KEEP GOIN’ ON AND NEVER FEEL ALONE
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
JUST KEEP GOIN’ ON AND NEVER FEEL ALONE
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND
YOU GOTTA HOLD ON, HOLD ON MY FRIEND

You Feed My Soul

I was losing my mind
Without your sweetness around
Only sorrow and doubts
Since your cruel “goodbye”


Every hour felt wrong
Since your lips say so long
I just want you on my way
And I'm comin' back to say


THAT YOU FEED MY SOUL
YOU FEED MY SOUL
YOU FEED MY SOUL
BABE YOU FEED MY SOUL


I was walking outside
My eyes darker than night
You must open that door
Cause I can’t wait no more


CAUSE YOU FEED MY SOUL
YOU FEED MY SOUL
YOU FEED MY SOUL
BABE YOU FEED MY SOUL


YOU FEED MY SOUL
YOU FEED MY SOUL
YOU FEED MY SOUL
BABE, YOU FEED MY SOUL


Now I see that I was wrong
Oh, I've missed you for so long
These Tears tell you no lies
Cause you turn me into a child
Babe you feed my soul


You’re my hunger, my thirst
Cause you' re always the first


YOU FEED MY SOUL
YOU FEED MY SOUL
YOU FEED MY SOUL
BABE YOU FEED MY SOUL

My Eyes Won't See No More

I saw the darkness coming
Hiding the soldiers blood
And I asked to myself
was I dead, too


If I was inside
The shell of an another man
While in the air
The night full
of a bitter smell


I saw stones raining
And people
pickin’ up their past
Quickly day in and night
To say their prayer, their last


I saw dead men
in the evening
beggin’ for a kiss they’ll never have
I saw a bride running
With no ring n' no dress


MY EYES WON’T SEE NO MORE
NO EVIL NO WAR
NO EVIL NO WAR


I saw children jumpin'
under the white light of a mine
Their mothers sift the sadness
To split from the flesh the spines


I saw shiny bombs flying
As fat clouds
came up from hell
And I scream-up
at God in the sky
n' Keep on watching in vain


MY EYES WON’T SEE NO MORE
NO EVIL NO WAR
NO EVIL NO WAR


I saw dismembered men
Hawks with blooded wings
I saw men
killing the peace
In the name of
their Gods speech


MY EYES WON’T SEE NO MORE
NO EVIL NO WAR
NO EVIL NO WAR

In the Cage of Your Love

Love me or leave me babe
Tell me what you wanna do
Treat me bad or treat me right
Show me what I am to you


See you smilin', see you cryin’
Taste honey and bitterness with me
Open the door , give me the key
It's not enough what I see


Kiss me , hit me babe
You know what I need
I’m here, I'm ready
I'm tired of licking my wounds


Take them, they're my eyes
Take them, they're my hands
You still have my heart
what can you still take ?


LOOK AT ME, RIGHT NOW BABE
IN THE CAGE OF
YOUR LOVE


Hey babe what you gonna do
I’ve got no time to wait for you
ain't got no blood to pour
my heart doesn't beat anymore


Hold me here or let me run
tell me the truth at last
I no longer wanna live with lies
I paid too much before knowing the price


SO LOOK AT ME, RIGHT NOW BABE
IN THE CAGE OF

YOUR LOVE

Mother

I feel the Heart still needs me
my eyes on the old swing
they tell me
there's still a time to be a child


I feel the air around me
sends a chill through
my own heart still beats strong
my feet can't make a step


Let's sleep a little longer
Let me feel your breath
I can't go
I must stay
I have to finish
a dream left undone


Mother don't leave me now
Mother don't leave me now
Mother don't leave me now
I ain't ready


Mother don't leave me now
Mother don't leave me now
Mother don't leave me now
I ain't ready


Mother don't leave me now
Mother don't leave me now
Mother don't leave me now


Mother don't leave me now
Mother don't leave me now
Mother don't leave me now
You still need me

Black Woman

I don't want no jet-black woman,
O she's too mean, Lawd, Lawd, she's too mean,
I don't want no jet-black woman,
O she's too mean, Lawd, Lawd, she's too mean.


I don't want no sugar in my coffee,
It makes me, Lawd, Lawd, it makes me mean.
I don't want no sugar in my coffee,
It makes me, Lawd, Lawd, it makes me mean.


I got a bulldog he weighs five hundred,
In my backyard, Lawd, Lawd, in my backyard.
I got a bulldog he weighs five hundred,
In my backyard, Lawd, Lawd, in my backyard.


When he barks, he roar like thunder.
Up in the clouds, Lawd, up in the clouds.
When he barks, he roar like thunder.
Up in the clouds, Lawd, up in the clouds.


When you meet my long-haired woman,
Just bow your head, Lawd, just bow your head.
When you meet my long-haired woman,
Just bow your head, Lawd, just bow your head.


I don't want no bald-headed woman,
O she's too mean, Lawd, Lawd, she's too mean.
I don't want no bald-headed woman,
O she's too mean, Lawd, Lawd, she's too mean.

All the Love

Rumble cat on rainy days 
put your trust in what i say 
Rumble cat my friend, so let’s pretend 

Hunting in the dusk 
Stray cats just like us 
Challenging the strong ones an crawling in the dust 
Rumble cat my friend, so let’s pretend 

Torned blue jean 
and sunken cheek 
in the hour where noone meet 
neither you or me Rumble cat my friend

Rough God Goes Riding

Oh the mud splattered victims
Have to pay out all along the ancient highway
Torn between half truth and victimisation
Fighting back with counter attacks


It's when that rough god goes riding
When the rough god goes gliding
And then rough god goes riding
Riding on in


I was flabbergasted by the headlines
People in glasshouses throwing stones
Gaping wounds that will never heal
Now they're moaning like a dog in a manger


It's when that rough god goes riding
And then the rough god goes gliding
There'll be nobody hiding
When that rough god comes riding on in


And it's a matter of survival
When you're born with your back against the wall
Won't somebody hand me a bible
Won't you give me that number to call


When that rough god goed riding
And then that rough god goes gliding
They'll be nobody hiding
When that rough god goes riding on in
Riding on in


When that rough god goed riding
When that rough god goes gliding
There'll be nobody hiding
When that rough god goes riding on in
Riding on in


There'll be no more heroes
They'll be reduced to zero
When that rough god goes riding
Riding on in
Riding on in
Riding on in
Riding on in

Crumbled Stones

You sell hopes
Disposable hopes
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


You promise freedom
But you unroll barbed wire
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


You set forest fires
To show us your light
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


CRUMBLED STONES
CRUMBLED STONES
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


Feed the people
with baked lies
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


You Preach poverty
sleepin' in greenback bed
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


Say you're by our side
but walk on our head
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


CRUMBLED STONES
CRUMBLED STONES
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


You start new wars
and we're your medals
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


Your knotted tie
tightens around our neck
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


You have no glory
In your kingdom
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


CRUMBLED STONES
CRUMBLED STONES
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give


CRUMBLED STONES
CRUMBLED STONES
Crumbled stones are the diamonds you give

Give Peace a Chance

You hold your breath and count to ten, just do like in the past 
cos there's a means to an end and there's nothin here at hand 

Down in the park, we playin' cards 
and if night comes too soon 
just wait for me and give me another clue to find you 

Only birch stand all around, and you play with a stick 
your scent is different now and I fear what this mean 

Down in the park, we playin' cards 
and if night comes too soon 
another hint of you, another clue

Una produzione Appeloosa Records (2016)

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