Nina Simone - Backlash Blues




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Published on Apr 24, 2012

civil rights song that makes a reference to the Vietnam War: https://rateyourmusic.com/list/JBrumm...
From the 1967 album "Nina Simone Sings the Blues" (RCA Victor LSP-3789 / US / LP / 33rpm). Composed by Nina Simone and Langston Hughes.

"Mr. Backlash, Mr. Backlash
Who do you think I am
You raise my taxes, freeze my wages
And send my son to Vietnam...
Do you think that all coloured folks
Are second class fools"

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