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Introduction (woman talking with music playing in the background):

Last night I was so depressed and I went and got the Bible and I turned to the
book of Revelation, and if people would just get and read the Bible and read
the book of Revelation they would really turn around and straighten up. This is
all we need to do is just get the Good Book and read it, put it to everyday life.

(Curtis, or another man speaks with music playing in the background):

Sisters! Niggers! Whities! Jews! Crackers!
Don't Worry . . . .
If there's hell below we're all gonna go . . . .
(the scream of terror of a hell-bound sinner___Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh____)

(Musical Interlude):

Verses (Curtis sings):

Sisters, Brothers and the Whities Blacks and the Crackers Police and their backers They're all political laughters

Hurry, people running from their worries While the judge and his juries Dictate the law that's partly
flaw

Cat calling love balling fussing and cussing
Top billing now is killing For peace no one is willing Kind of make you get that feeling
Everybody smoke Use the pill and the dope Educated fools From uneducated schools
Pimping people is the rule Polluted water in the pool
And Nixon talking about don't worry He say don't worry He say don't worry He say don't worry
But they don't know There can be no show And if there's hell below We're all gonna go

Everybody's praying And everybody's saying But when come time to do Everybody's laying
Just talking about don't worry They say don't worry They say don't worry They say don't worry
(Musical Interlude):

Sisters, Brothers and the Whities Blacks and the Crackers Police and their backers They're all political laughters
Smoke The pill and the dope Educated fools From uneducated schools Pimping people is the rule Polluted water in the pool
And everybody's saying don't worry They say don't worry They say don't worry They say don't worry
But they don't know There can be no show And if there's hell below We're all gonna go
Lord what we gonna do

(Musical Interlude):

Tell me what we gonna do If everything I say is true This ain't no way it ought to be If only all the mass could see
But they keep talking about don't worry They say don't worry They say don't worry They say don't worry

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