Change isn’t just a few coins in your pocket: Emma’s Revolution

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http://youtu.be/I7q36lWLqZ4

The best theme is peace.  This is another ‘new to me’ band called Emma’s Revolution, featuring social justice themes woven into beautiful melodies and harmonies.  Enjoy.

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Bonjour, salaam, shalom, Konichiwa-wa!

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I just love Michael Franti. His songs are so upbeat, positive, germain, and politically hopeful.

Hello Bonjour

I don’t need a passport to walk on this earth
Anywhere I go ‘cause I was made of this earth
I’m born of this earth, I breathe of this earth
And even with the pain I believe in this earth
So I wake up every mornin’ and I’m steppin’ on the floor
I wake up every mornin’ and I’m walkin’ out the door
Got faith in the sky, faith in the one
Faith in the people rockin’ underneath the sun
Cause every bit a land is a-holy land and
Every drop a -water is a holy water and-a
Every single child is a son or a daughter
Of the one earth mama and the one earth papa
So don’t tell a man that he can’t come here
Cause he got brown eyes and a wavy kinda hair and
Don’t tell a woman that she can’t go there because she prays a little
Different to a God up there
You say you’re a Christian cause God made you
And you say you’re a Muslim cause God made you
You say you’re a Hindu and the next man a Jew
Then we all kill each other cause God told us to? No

So hello, hello
Bonjour, bonjour
Hola, hola
Konichiwa, konichiwa

Follow me follow me follow me
Let me take let me take you to the dancehall now to come a rock this rhythm
Follow me follow me follow me
Let me take let me take you to the dancehall now to come a skankin’
Follow me follow me follow me follow me
Let me take let me take you to the dancehall now to come a rock this rhythm
Follow me follow me follow me
Let me take let me take you to the dancehall in a spearhead stylee
Now hear this!!!

So you dance to the rhythm
Bounce to the rhythm
Shake to the rhythm and you roll to the rhythm
Sweat to the rhythm, get wet to the rhythm
Make love to the rhythm, clean up to the rhythm
When you movin’…you come alive
And when ya groovin’… in rhythm we survive
So don’t panic don’t panic
No drum machine this is all organic
Just sly and Robbie on the drums and the bass
Stickie on percussion and we mashin’ up the place
Givin’ you a beat you can rock and roll to
Givin’ you a sound you can shake your soul to
Hip hoppas
Punk rockas
Roots rockas even Woodstockas
Don’t need a passport
Just send a postcard
Send me a message let me know how you are
Whether you are walkin’ or drivin’ in your car
Throw your hands high and tell me who you are

So hello, hello
Bonjour, bonjour

Hola, hola
Konichiwa, konichiwa

Bubble from Nigeria to Botswana
Bubble Botswana to Ethiopia
Bubble Ethiopia to Zimbabwe now
Bubble Zimbabwe to Mexicana
Bubble Mexico to Braziliana
Bubble Brazilia to Americana
Bubble from America to Japan
Bubble from Japan to China
Bubble from a China to Pakistana
Bubble from a Pakistan to Australia
Bubble from Australia to Palestina
Bubble from a Palestine to Israel
Bubble Israel, Booyaka, Jamaica
Bubble to Italia, Espana, Britannia, bubble, bubble dance to the sound