Mau Mau (Amerikon) Lyrics - Jefferson Starship

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by Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, Joey Covington

Hide witch hide the good folks come to burn thee
Their keen enjoyment hid behind a gothic mask of duty

Put your old ladies back into bed
Put your old men into their graves
Cover their ears so they can't hear us sing
Cover their eyes so they can't see us play
Get out of the way
Let the people play
We're gonna get down on you
Come alive all over you
Dancin' down into your town

You know Tyrannosaurus Rex was destroyed before
By a furry little ball that crawled along
The primeval jungle floor
He stole the eggs of the dinosaur
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CLOSE YOUR EYES & CREATE THE SOUND
OPEN YOUR HANDS & REBUILD THE GROUND
We are egg snatchers -
flashin' sunshine children
Bunch of diamond thieves

You unleash the dogs
of a grade-B movie star governor's war
While you sit in the dark -
insane with the fear of dying
We'll ball in your parks
- insane with the flash of living

I'M ALIVE
I AM HUMAN
I WILL BE ALIVE AGAIN
So drop your fuckin' bombs
Burn your demon babies
I WILL BE AGAIN -
Rabid lover-feelin' the starch in your grin
Callin' for acid cocaine and grass
And receiving your homemade gin
PUSH THE BUTTON
PULL THE SWITCH
CUT THE BEAM
C'MON MAKE IT MARCH
Sign me up as a diplomat - my only office is the park

You need to be out before you come in
After you come you go
In the midst of Yang is a smaller part of Yin
And when it happens you know -
THE DAWN COMES

HEY DICK
Whatever you think of us is totally irrelevant
Both to us now and to you
We are the present
We are the future
You are the past
Pay your dues and get outta the way
'Cause we're not the way you used to be
When you were very young
We're something new
We don't quite know what it is
Or particularly care
We just do it - You gotta do it
Let the music do it, take you there
Do it, do it, do it - gotta do it
Something new, something new, something new
New, New

Open your eyes there's a new world a-comin'
Open your eyes there's a new world today
Open your hearts people are lovin'
Open it all we've come to stay
I said, Open it all we've come to stay
I said, Open it all we've come to stay
People, hey you people, everybody
Us young people come to stay
I said, people, on relief
We've all come to stay
Open your eyes there's a new world a-comin'
Open it all we've come to stay
Yeah, yeah, yeah, open it all
Open it, open it, baby,
NOW OPEN THAT DOOR






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Important Song to My friend | Reviewer: Conan | 12/28/12

Wow! These lyrics are as angry and powerful as when I first heard them 30+ years ago!

I am trying to write a memoir for my friend who introduced me to "Blows Against the Empire". I remember his description of listening to this record with his mother. She was slightly aghast at the sentiment, but to her credit, she was trying to understand her son's music at a time when many parents were dismissive of "our music".



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