Oh, People

Paulinho Costa, Patti LaBelle

About Oh, People

"Oh, People" is the second single from Winner in You, the eighth solo album of Patti LaBelle, released on June 30, 1986. The song is a socially conscious anthem with lyrics pleading to individuals to unite and "build the world we want together". The single featured the non-album track "Love Attack" on the B-side.


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1986
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If we are one big happy family, no one would have to beg to eat.
If we live in a world of dignity, no man would have to live on the street.
If I tell you you're a part of me, there's no need for disbelief.
H ere is my hand, to let you know that what we dream weall can hold.
Apart we are weak....together we're strong.

[Chorus]
Oh, people....we are writing this song. We're all living these words together forever.
There's no reason we can't live and be one...
Build the world that we want together.
For as long as you stand here by me... we'll live on.

Think of all the possibilities that the eyes of a child can see.
Think of all the opportunities that float right by you and me.
Take my hand, and we will know all that we dream...we, our own.
Apart we are weak... together we're strong.

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Patti LaBelle

Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards (born May 24, 1944), better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is a Grammy Award winning American singer, author and actress who has spent over 50 years in the music industry. LaBelle spent 16 years as lead singer of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, who changed their name to Labelle in the early 1970s and released the iconic disco song, "Lady Marmalade". more »

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