Woman Is the Nigger of the World

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John Ono Lennon MBE, born John Winston Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music. Tog… more »

Woman is the nigger of the world 
Yes she is, think about it
 Woman is the nigger of the world  Think about it, do something about it

We make her paint her face and dance 
If she won't be aslave, we say that she don't love us
If she's real, we say she's trying to be a man
 While putting her down we pretend that she is above us
 Woman is the nigger of the world, yes she is
If you don't believe me take a look to the one you're with
 Woman is the slave to the slaves 
Ah yeah, better scream about it
We make her bear and raise our children 
And then we leave her flat for being a fat old mother hen
We tell her home is the only place she should be
Then we complain that she's too unworldly to be our friend  Woman is the nigger of the world, yes she is
If you don't believe me take a look to the one you're with
Oh woman is the slave to the slaves 
Yeah, alright 

We insult her everyday on TV 
And wonder why she has no guts or confidence 
When she's young we kill her will to be free
 While telling her not to be so smart we put her down for being so dumb
 Woman is the nigger of the world, yes she is
If you don't believe me take a look to the one you're with
 Woman is the slave to the slaves 
Yes she is, if you believe me, you better scream about it

We make her paint her face and dance 
We make her paint her face and dance 
We make her paint her face and dance 
We make her paint her face and dance 
We make her paint her face and dance 
We make her paint her face and dance

Written by: JOHN LENNON, YOKO ONO

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