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Everyday People

Lyrics

Sometimes I'm right and I can be wrong
My own beliefs are in my song
The butcher, the banker, the drummer and then
Makes no difference what group I'm in
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Sometimes I'm right and I can be wrong
My own beliefs are in my song
The butcher, the banker, the drummer and then
Makes no difference what group I'm in
full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
groove based composition
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
a busy horn section
acoustic rhythm piano
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
major key tonality
an emotional male lead vocal performance
subtle use of fender rhodes
political lyrics
vocal harmonies

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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rp_74_miner
11 July 2016: Released November 1968, ... message continues to apply,...WHO knows until when, ...
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Hooray for equal rights!
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I know that's right! That would make the world so much better, rock on!
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I'm sly and my family is stone! Be proud of you! Give that love. Let's live and vibe in peace and so on
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cathyrobinso n 7 3 8
This song is sooo true!!!
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pbsd76
:))
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b.g.kelly
get out and vote, too!
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Don't hate the black, don't hate the white, if you get bit, just hate the bite...
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Sly Soul BBQ!
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You go
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lisad196133
wish we all were evvery day people this would be a sweeeeeet world.
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Very good song
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Different strokes 4 different folks...
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We are all everyday people
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Catchy beat
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Brings back words
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Still love it today!- Had inspired alot of people!- Not only artist but EVERYDAY PEOPLE!- Like Me!!!!
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This man was AWESOME!!-wa s very young back then, but I remember his music blasting
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I'M SO BLESSED, BEEN WITH AND LIVING WITH SLY FOR THE LAST 5 YEARS...
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Way too short at 2:15!
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thankyouforl e t t i n m e b e m y s e l f !!!! Thank You Jesus for making me free!.
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bobbyd1970
A classic. Catchy! Infectious!
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rusma0712
true true true!
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johnmargie6
Scooby dooby dooby GET IT!
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space cowboy was it.
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Love this song...one of my sly favorites!!
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Grew up listening to Sly. He was such an artsy character even for the 60s/70s. Nice to hear this song, it definitely brings back memories.
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The band was one of the greatest ever, but...LISTEN TO THE LYRICS!!!
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ttbug07
It would be Awesome if reality was the lyrics of this song!
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jahbrielle
The lyrics are awesome. Love these times, music with a message. Wish I was alive then :)
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Appreciate the lyrics.....
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107565037
They have this song in the biopic film "Milk", and it's a brilliant message. We do have to live together, no matter what.
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this song is sooooo cute i love just chillin back listenin to this
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Oldie but goodie. Goodtimes back in the day.

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