martes, 5 de febrero de 2008

WHY CAN'T WE BE FRIENDS? / WAR



"Why Can't We Be Friends" es una famosa canción de la banda funk War, que pertenece al album mismo nombre que fue lanzado en 1975.
La cancion tiene una estructura simple, con la frase "Why Can't We Be Friends" cuatro veces cantada después de cada versículo de dos líneas. Esa frase se canta más de cuarenta veces en el transcurso de la canción, que es el marco de cuatro minutos de duración.
Como dato curioso sobre este tema,"Why Can't We Be Friends" fue tocada cuando la NASA logro la vinculación de la Unión Soviética y EE.UU en 1975.

Ha sido utilizada en varias peliculas (Dazed and Confused, Mas Barato Por Docena 2, Arma letal 4), tambien pertence a diversos capitulos de algunas series (Los Simpsons, King of the Hill entre otros) y tambien varias banda le han hecho versiones a esta cancion como: Smach Mouth, The Pietasters y Sublime.

WHY CAN'T WE BE FRIENDS?
Autor: War
Album: Why Can't We Be Friends

Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
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Why can't we be friends?

I seen you 'round for a long long time
I really 'membered you when you drink my wine

Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
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Why can't we be friends?

I seen you walkin' down in Chinatown
I called you but you could not look around

Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?

I bring my money to the welfare line
I see you standing in it every time

Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?

The color of your skin don't matter to me
As long as we can live in harmony

Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?

I'd kinda like to be the President
so I can show you how your money's spent

Why can't we be friends?
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Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?

Sometimes I don't speak too bright
but yet I know what I'm talking about

Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?
Why can't we be friends?

I know you're working for the CIA
they wouldn't have you in the Mafia

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