Song I wrote in 1986 for a libertarian song contest. I won! Definitely most melodic of the several "Speak Truth to Power" songs on youtube that were written after that date. Lyrics below.
SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER
You see injustice. You see despair.
You know the ones on top, well,
They just don't care.
You've got the answer. You know the score.
Why are your waitng? What are you waiting for?
Speak truth to power. Speak openly.
Speak truth to power, then you'll be free.
You are too humble. You are too meek.
Don't need to be a muscle man
to open your mouth and to speak
Speak out with anger or
Speak out with love.
Don't need to roar like a lion
To reach the hard hearts you must reach.
Power is like a might rock perched on the edge of a cliff.
One little whisper might blow it away.
A million can do it it, yeah, if we . . .
(c) 1986 Carol Moore