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{SPEAKER name="Unidentified"}
[[inaudible]]

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Would you please go down the stairs [[inaudible]] in the building? That don't have a place to stay tonight, don't have a safe place of that kind, would you please go down the stairs?

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{speaker 2}
[[inaudible]]

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{SPEAKER name="Unidentified"}
You haven't? Do you have a safe place for the night?

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{speaker 3}
For a place to stay tonight, go downstairs.

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{SPEAKER name="Unidentified"}
Would you go downstairs, please?

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[[background speaking]]

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[[chorus singing]]
Oh freedom. Freedom. Oh freedom. Freedom. Oh freedom. Over me. Over me. And before I'd be a slave, I'd be buried in my grave and go home to my Lord and be free. And be free.

{SPEAKER name="Unidentified"}
No more dogs!

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[[chorus singing]]
No more dogs. No more dogs. No more dogs. Over me. Over me. And before I'd be a slave, I'd be buried in my grave and go home to my Lord and be free. And be free.

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[[song ends]]

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[[chorus singing]]
Come by here my lord, come by here. Come by here my lord, come by here. Come by here my lord, come by here. Oh Lord, come by here.

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We need freedom Lord, come by here. We need freedom Lord, come by here. We need freedom Lord, come by here. Oh Lord, come by here.

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We need justice Lord, come by here. We need justice Lord, come by here. We need justice Lord, come by here. Oh Lord, come by here.


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People are dying my Lord, come by here. People are dying my Lord, come by here. People are dying my Lord, come by here. Oh Lord, come by here.

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People are mourning Lord, come by here. People are mourning Lord, come by here. People are mourning Lord, come by here. Oh Lord, come by here.

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Churches are burning Lord, come by here. Churches are burning Lord, come by here. Churches are burning Lord, come by here. Oh Lord, come by here.


Transcription Notes:
Needs finished

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