He Was My Brother

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Paul Simon

Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an award-winning musician whose talents in composing, performing, and vocal harmony placed him at the forefront of the singer-songwriters on an international scale. Simon's fame, influence and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Gar… more »

He was my brother 
Five years older than I
He was my brother 
Twenty-three Years old the day he died

 Freedom writer
They cursed my brother to his face
Go home outsider 
This town's gonna be your buryin' place 

He was singin' on his knees 
An angry mob trailed along
They shot my brother dead
 Because he hated what was wrong 

He was my brother  Tears can't bring him back to me
He was my brother 
And he died so his brothers could be free
He died so his brothers could be free

Written by: PAUL SIMON

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He Was My Brother