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Baa Baa Black Sheep Have You Any Wool?
Baa Baa Black Sheep have you any wool?
No sir, master tool them all and left me cold locked up in this here coop
Baa Baa Black Sheep you are always lying
Hush it up, shut your mouth and stop the bleating and crying
I know master treats you well, look how plump you are
He feeds you, works you, what else do you want? A Shiny Star?
No Sire, I just want to be set free
I don't want my wool stolen from me
I want to be seen as a regular sheep, not a black one
But you would not understand
Baa Baa Black Sheep, you complain too much
So what if Master took your wool, you are lucky he did not take your guts
Please sir, I am tired and have no more wool to give
Can you help me break free, so I can go back to my home, to the life I once lived
Baa Baa Black sheep, you must becoming insane
Why would I do that, I make money from your wool, I would loose all my sales
Baa Baa Black sheep, like it or not, you are here to stay
Forget your past land, forget the drums, the dances, hear me and obey
There is nothing left for you in the East
You are in the West now, be grateful please
You know we could have left you all to die out at sea
But instead we spared your lives. Black sheep, don't you see?
Black Sheep? I see your master coming
Why are you cowering, why are you cringing?
He has come for more wool, I can't take the pain
Oh I wish I did not exist, I wish the earth would swallow me down like a drain
Go on Black sheep, don't make your master mad
Go give your wool, smile and even act glad
Lest you want to loose more than just your beautiful wool
Or locked up for a long time in a smelly coop.
I would rather have death than go on living this way
I hear freedom calling, freedom, freedom I Say!
Baa Baa Black sheep this time you have completely lost it
Now see that, Your master comes with a rope and a torch, remember you caused it
Bye now black sheep, you should have just given up your wool
Now you are swinging, swinging, swinging, yet your master still have taken your wool.
Why did that Black sheep want to die?
What did he believe master did wrong to make him cry?
Didn't his master feed him, clothes him and put him to work?
Maybe it is something I am just not getting, maybe that's how black sheep mind works.