Let’s not these words fall on deaf ears. The song for Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes was written at a time when our country was seeing record unemployment, housing blight and enormous drug addiction issues. Gas was being rationed and people were uncertain. Yet, these words encourage us that we can do better because we have the ability to “wake up” and stop complaining and do something.
The lyrics speak volumes:
“The world won’t get no better if we just let it be/ The world won’t get no better we gotta change it yeah, just you and me.”
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