If husbands and cousins and wives isn't free

from by Ro Halfhide



A song I wrote in Amsterdam, while feeling down. It works I think.


A A7
If husbands and cousins and wives isn't free
Then no one who looks in your eyes isn't free
A F#m
If you compensate that you're life isn't free
Then how come you can't feel you thought you're happy?

If farmers and nurses and the like isn't free
Then nothing is always what it's like to be free
If houses and curses and lies isn't free
Then how's it you know that your life could be me?

If somebody says that your life isn't free
Now that you know that your eyes can be free
I knew once you sat on the roof as happy
Then how can't you love you and pass this to me

If husbands and killers and wives isn't free
Then how can't you know that your life isn't free?
If husbands and bosses and Christ could be free
How could you sit here and feel sorry to be?

A % A7 % D % E % || A % F# % D E A %
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from Rise Up & Start Singing, released June 17, 2011
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Ro Halfhide Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Dutch/Surinamese Ro Halfhide is a singer-songwriter and producer from Amsterdam who sings in the tradition of singers like Paul Simon, Ben Harper and crooners like Gene Kelley. He played in 2008 at the Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival. On stage he’ll be playing with a double bass player or solo. ... more

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