Why Can’t We Be Friends?

My parents are the those who came of age in the 60’s so you can imagine I know lots of songs from that era.
I never knew this entire song so I looked it up.
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Lyrics

Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh

La, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

I seen ya around for a long long time
I really remember you when you drank my wine

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

I’d seen ya walking down in Chinatown
I called ya but you could not look around

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

I pay my money to the welfare line
I see ya standing in it every time

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

The color of your skin don’t matter to me
As long as we can live in harmony

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

I’d kinda’ like to be the president
So I could show you how your money’s spent

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

Sometimes I don’t speak right
But yet I know what I’m talking about

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

I know you’re working for the CIA
They wouldn’t have you in the mafia

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends
Why can’t we be friends

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About unholypursuit

A. White is a long time member of Romantic Time and Publisher's Weekly who has been writing for over fifteen years. She took classes in creative writing in college, specializing in ancient myths and legends. and at a local community center while living in Chicago. In college she won the national contest to verbally list every country in the world, it's capital and ingenious language. Her works are mainly horror, fantasy, extreme, and sci-fi as well as, as some may says, "the truly strange predicament and puzzling." Books that I've written are "Clash with the Immortals, and eleven others which are part of the "Unholy Pursuit saga," which should be finished this year. She has been working on the Chronicles since 2007. She wished to complete them all before introducing them to public so the readers wouldn't have to for the continuation to be written. The ideas of the book came from classic literature such as whose work greatly influence the world world such as Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Socrates, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and many more. The "Book of Enoch" influenced the usage of Azazael as a main character and love interest. I created the primary main character from the Chronicle of Saints. I wanted to show them as real flesh and blood with thoughts, desires and yearning as any human. Not as they are so often depicted. So I created one of my own to show her as a real human that everyone can relate to.
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One Response to Why Can’t We Be Friends?

  1. Mac says:

    I remember this song as a child. I heard it a few times sung by my uncle who was in his late twenties back then.

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