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Music of the Eras: Smokey Robinson "Abraham, Martin & John"

Abraham, Martin, & John

Video

"Miracles - Abraham Martin and John.wmv." YouTube. YouTube, 25 Apr. 2012. Web. 02 Feb. 2014. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KY4QofuT840>.

Lyrics

"Abraham, Martin, and John"

Has anybody here seen my old friend Abraham?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
He freed a lot of people, 
But it seems the good they die young.
You know, I just looked around and he's gone.

Anybody here seen my old friend John?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
He freed a lot of people, 
But it seems the good they die young.
I just looked around and he's gone.

Anybody here seen my old friend Martin?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
He freed a lot of people, 
But it seems the good they die young.
I just looked 'round and he's gone.

Didn't you love the things that they stood for?
Didn't they try to find some good for you and me?
And we'll be free
Some day soon, and it's a-gonna be one day... 

Anybody here seen my old friend Bobby?
Can you tell me where he's gone?
I thought I saw him walkin' up over the hill, 
With Abraham, Martin and John.

 

"Abraham, Martin And John Lyrics." Smokey Robinson And The Miracles. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Feb. 2014. <http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/s/smokey_robinson_and_the_miracles/abraham_martin_and_john.html>.

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