Otis Redding: Change Gonna Come | Song-Factsheet

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Song «Change Gonna Come» von Otis Redding.

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Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1965 09 15 (Album), 1965 07 09 (Rec.)
Label: Volt S 412
Songwriter Sam Cooke
Produktion: Yves Beauvais
Genre: Afroamericana - Soul - Southernsoul, Afroamericana - Soul - Memphissoul

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Otis Redding
Sam Cooke
Yves Beauvais

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[Intro] I was born by a river, oh man, in this little old tent Oh, just like this river I've been running ever since [Chorus] It's been a long, long, long time coming But I know, but I know a change is gotta come now Ooh, yes it is On my, oh my, oh my, oh my [Verse 1] It's been too hard living, oh my And I'm afraid to die I don't know what's up there Beyond the clouds [Chorus] It's been a long long, long time coming But I know, but I know a change is gotta come Oh, yes it is On my [Verse 2] There was a time I would go to my brother, oh my I asked my brother, "Will you help me please?" Oh my, oh my He turned me down and then I ask my dear mother, oh I said, "Mother" I said, "Mother, I'm down on my knees" It's been a time that I thought Lord this couldn't last for very long, oh now, oh But somehow I thought I was still able to try to carry on [Chorus] It's been a long long, long time coming But I know a change is gonna come Oh, yes it is [Verse 3] Huh, just like I said, I went to my little bitty brother, oh my little brother I asked my brother, "Brother help me please?" Oh, now He turned me down and then I go to my little mother, my dear mother Oh now, I said, "Mother" I said, "Mother, I'm down on my knees" But there was a time that I thought Lord this couldn't last for very long, oh my, oh But somehow I thought I was still able to try to carry on [Chorus] It's been a long, long, long time coming But I know, but I know a change is gotta come, ooh It's been so long, it's been so long, a little too long But a change has gotta come [Outro] I'm so tired, so tired of standing by myself And standing by my self and standing up alone But a change has gotta come You know and i know, you know that I know I know that you know, honey that change is gonne come, oh my I got to feel good, I got to have a good time A change