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Git Back Blues (Big Bill Broonzy) Just listen to this song I'm singing, brother You know it's true If you're black and got to work for a living, boy This is what they'll say Now, if you're white, you're right But if you're brown, hang around And if you're black, oh brother Git back, git back, git back, git back I was in a place one night They was all having fun They was all drinking beer and wine But me, I couldn't buy none Me and a man's working side by side This is what it meant He was getting a dollar an hour When I was making fifty cents I helped build this country I fought for it too Now I guess that you can see What a black man have to do From A Treasury of Folk Songs, Kolb SOF
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