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A Change Is Gonna Come

Lyrics

I was born by the river in a little tent
Oh and just like the river I've been running ever since
It's been a long, a long time coming
But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will
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I was born by the river in a little tent
Oh and just like the river I've been running ever since
It's been a long, a long time coming
But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will
full lyrics

Features of This Track

r & b influences
rock & roll influences
gospel influences
acoustic sonority
a twelve-eight time signature
acoustic rhythm piano
major key tonality
string section beds
orchestral arranging
a dynamic male vocalist
triple note feel

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magnificent song. magnificent talent. competitor with Marvin as the best of his generation. shot to death by some anonymous girl in a sordid affair. another one of the irreplaceabl e losses that have deprived us of a body of work that would have enriched us, and be listened to, forever.
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reneecharlen e 7
One of my all time favorite time songs! Sam Cooke is in a class by himself.
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Hope and sorrow. Wow. Too many still await change. Beautiful song. Beautiful voice
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I love you Sam Cooke.
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clubumad
I hope the change is good not dealing with dummies again.
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Takes me back to when you were at grannys southern Baptist church. Thank you God
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The blues kill me, so much love
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OK !!!!!!!!!!
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mymexicanroo t s
I fuckennnn !! !!! Love this jam. Great pick girl ?
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Thanxs for this song it brings tears to my eyes
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I really luv this song
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thankyou
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jhonnychocol a t e
I feel very fortunate and privileged to be able to appreciate and enjoy songs such as this one.
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We're still waiting for Change! Peace to All, all over the world. 1/6/2015.
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It's was doing the civil rights movement in the 50s &60' it will make you cry and think about our lord Jesus and God bless all of us here on earth. .....!
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That's my Dad song. ...the 60' I was a little guy growing up in the late 50s listed to Wilson Pickett 'Sam Cooke and James Brown. 'And all The stars at Motown ' DELLS AND MORE THE GOOD OLD DAYS. ....!
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This one goes out to the Pres
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aqilalim21 Same , you're often imitated but never duplicated .
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A very heart felt song
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theadvisor50 4
So rich for such a young man. His vocals are timeless
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Timeless song! Struggle continues!
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Great song
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I love that song by chance going to come and is to come
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I still get teary eyed every time I listen to this song. That struggle our people was battling during that time
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I love this song and all he's other songs
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A change is coming one day deep song
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I love sam cooke song
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Life saving song. Anytime I'm feeling down, I listen to this song. And it brings me right back up.
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pasj19562
This song highlights the struggles of poor people and the civil rights movement ...very powerful
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I love Sam Cooke music?
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mrgrinch3814
This song makes me remember my Madea gettin rdy 4 church ever sunday mornin wit her fan wit M.L. King on d cover..rip Madea
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Change is Coming Sam Cooke loving his music
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Time is coming so change is good. Wake up!
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Thinking of maya Angelou ... We will miss you and love you & keep you in our heart!!!!!!! ! RIP.........
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Oh its coming God said hold on
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Many have tried to duplicate this!-But Cant! (The Spirit)!
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*.* Swear This Song Give Me The Chills Each Time I Hear It !!! Timeless Classic *.*
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I'm afraid to die cause I don't know what's beyond the sky
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Timeless sound
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par911ed
awesome music yes
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Yes this.song makes me cry cause i know a change gone come
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Long time coming, this man was deep.
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WOW**** MAN OH MAN****NICE
Movies: Mohammed Ali, Malcolm X
Pres. Obama Dr. M KING****
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mewmiki
This song speaks to me, I feel like I can relate.
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National anthem
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Ohh.....That voice it's been duplicated but not really. No one can sound like Mr Sam Cooke; he was great he had a unique voice, one of the pioneers of soul. A great voice silence too soon.
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Yes it is.
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Inspirationa l
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pancakesdeli s h
He was Michael Jackson's idol.
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Yes a change is coming! Praise god the change will be for good and not for the bad.
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