Public Enemy Long and Whining Road Lyrics

How You Sell Soul to a Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul??? Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 How You Sell Soul to a Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul?
  • 2 Black Is Back
  • 3 Harder Than You Think
  • 4 Between Hard and a Rock Place
  • 5 Sex, Drugs & Violence
  • 6 Amerikan Gangster
  • 7 Can You Hear Me Now
  • 8 Head Wide Shut
  • 9 Flavor Man
  • 10 The Enemy Battle Hymn of the Public
  • 11 Escapism
  • 12 Frankenstar
  • 13 Col‐Leepin
  • 14 Radiation of a RADIOTVMOVIE Nation
  • 15 See Something, Say Something
  • 16 Long and Whining Road
  • 17 Bridge of Pain
  • 18 Eve of Destruction
  • 19 How You Sell Soul (Time Is God Refrain)
    DVD 2
  • 1 Where There’s Smoke…
  • 2 PE20 TOUR58: Power Energy, Planet Earth, Public Enemy
  • 3 Live @ BB King’s Footage
  • 4 The Story of the Public Enemy Comic Book
  • 5 Do You Wanna Go Our Way??? The Post 1999 PE Video Collection
  • 6 Photo Gallery
  • 7 SlamJamz Video Jukeboxx

  • Its been a long and whining road
    Even though time keeps a changin
    Ima bring it all back home
    I been told i spit lyrics wit politics
    Why wouldnt i?
    Says negro on my birth certificate

    Born in 1960 in a nation
    Throughout / ive been a spokesperson
    For a generation
    Within the same ol fear of a black planet
    20 years of blood sweat and no tears for fanatics

    So damn it
    If times is hard
    Time is god
    Understand it
    Never took time for granted
    Its all right ma
    As child of the sixties
    All along the watchtower
    I cant bet they gonna miss me

    Im only bleeding
    Every grain in me
    Fans if not for you
    There be no pe
    From the nashville skyline
    Girls in south country
    In this world gone wrong
    So heres another love song

    [verse 2]

    We came a long way baby
    You know whats amazin
    The surprise we told these new guys
    Flav has always been crazy
    Hit london 87 like it was an invasion
    Toured the world for 3 years
    Hell with vacation
    Vocation of vocalization
    Especially with the impact of it takes a nation
    Of millions to hold us back
    You bet theres blood on them bomb squad tracks
    Black steel , baseheads, party for your right to fight
    Prophets of rage , bring the noise
    Dont believe the hype
    Cant do nuttin for you man
    911 is a joke
    20 years we got here by actin like common folk
    Touring the world like a rolling stone
    Then the nineties came
    Welcomed yall to the terrordome
    Some threw it away , instead of something to say
    Cause the streets still ended up havin no names
    Since rebel without a pause beats were never the same
    And by 1998 we still had game.

    [verse 3]

    Only a pawn in the game
    Chastised for namin names
    What was said and who said it
    Anti nothing so forget it
    Tears of rage left a friend
    Blowin in the wind
    But time is god
    Been back for 10 years and black again
    Some of them same cats
    Help usher in gangster rap
    Damn our interviews were better than a lotta them acts.
    Praised the gangsta
    Just because it sold
    While consciousness
    Went from platinum to gold
    Seen a nation reduce fight the power to gin and juice
    Some people gave it up and turned it loose.

    [verse 4]

    Beethoven, bach brahms
    I want some james brown
    Even bruce, brian, bono, beck, yeah chuck berry
    Prince stevie sly smokey johnny cash in my chevy
    Heard some call me an uncle tom
    Now thats petty
    I'm a songwriter fool
    I condense sense from right and wrong
    Livin in the key of protest songs
    From basement tapes
    Beyond them dollars and cents
    Changin of the guards spent
    Where the--went
    Most of their time out of mind
    Hatin my mess age rhymes
    Cant truss it, shut em down call it whatcha wanna
    But they made a day fit for a king
    By the time we got to arizona

    Tommorrows a long time
    We got god on our side
    Over bass and drum beats hear the good rhymes ride
    A poison goin on
    Shelter from the storm
    Hard rain gonna fall
    Still the people rock on.

    Lyrics © OBO APRA/AMCOS

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