I'm Black / Ain't Got No

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Nell Carter

Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy; September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American singer and actress. Beginning her career in 1970, Carter started in theater; singing and later crossed over to television. Carter was perhaps best known for her role as Nell Harper on the NBC sitcom Gimme a Break! which originally aired from 1981 to 1987. Carter received two Emmy and two Golden Globe award nominations for her work on the series. Prior to Gimme a Break!, Carter won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical in 1978 for her performance in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin', as well as an Primetime Emmy Award for her reprisal of the role on television in 1982. more »


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I'm black, I'm black

I'm pink, I'm pink

I'm Rinso white

I'm in-vis-i-ble

Ain't got no home (so)
Ain't got no shoes (poor)
Ain't got no money (honey)
Ain't got no class (common)
Ain't got no scarf
Ain't got no gloves (cold)
Ain't got no bed (beat)
Ain't got no pot (busted)
Ain't got no faith (Catholic!)

Ain't got no mother (orphan)
Ain't got no culture (man)
Ain't got no friends (lucky)
Ain't got no schoolin' (dumb)
Ain't got no shine
Ain't got no underwear (bad)
Ain't got no soap (dirty)
Ain't got no A-Train
Ain't got no mind (lost it)

Ain't got no smokes (shit)
Ain't got no job (lazy)
Ain't got no work
Ain't got no coins
Ain't got no pennies (hustle)
Ain't got no girl (horny)
Ain't got no ticket
Ain't got no token (walk)
Ain't got no God (good!)

Ain't got no grass (can't take no trip)
Ain't got no acid (can't blow my mind)
Ain't got no clothes (you're full of puss)
Ain't got no pad (you're full of piss)
Ain't got no apples (we got balls)
Ain't got no knives (can't cut you up)
Ain't got no guns (we got bananas)
Ain't got no garbage (white trash)
Ain't got no draft card (burned it, burned it, burned it)

Ain't got no earth
Ain't got no fun
Ain't got no bike
Ain't got no pimples
Ain't got no trees
Ain't got no air
Ain't got no water
City, banjo, toothpicks, shoelaces
Teachers, football, telephone, records
Doctor, brother, sister, uniforms
Machine guns, airplanes, germs
M-1 (bang bang bang)
M-2 (bang bang bang)
A bombs, H bombs, P bombs, Q bombs
Chinese, Czechs, Hindus, Bindus
Italianos, Polacks, Germans
Youse, Jews
Up and downs

Vietnam, Johnson, High school, sex

Coffee, books, food, scissors, magazines, news

Cigarettes, Hollywood, Tuesday Weld

Burton-taylor, pop art, pop off, popcorn

Popsicle, Andy Warpop, pop paper

Pop up, Popeye, poppers

Napalm, England, outer space

Astronauts, Jesus
Air, air, air, air
Air
Air
Air

Ain't got no home
Ain't got no shoes
Ain't got no money
Ain't got no class
Ain't got no scarf
Ain't got no gloves
Ain't got no bed
Ain't got no pot
Ain't got no faith
Ain't got no God

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Written by: Galt MacDermot, Gerome Ragni, James Rado

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