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Salt Of The Earth Lyrics

from GRRR! [5 CD Super Deluxe]

Rolling Stones - lyrics GRRR! [5 CD Super Deluxe] Other Album Songs
"Salt Of The Earth" is track #49 on the album GRRR! [5 CD Super Deluxe]. It was written by Jagger, Mick / Richards, Keith.
"Salt Of The Earth" is track #49 on the album GRRR! [5 CD Super Deluxe]. It was written by Jagger, Mick / Richards, Keith.

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Let's drink to the hard working people
Let's drink to the lowly of birth
Raise your glass to the good not the evil
Let's drink to the salt of the earth

Say a prayer for the common foot soldier
Spare a thought for his back breaking work
Say a prayer for his wife and his children
Who burn the fires and who still till the earth

When I search a faceless crowd
A swirling mass of gray and black and white
They don't look real to me
In fact they look so strange

Raise your glass to the hard working people
Let's drink to the uncounted heads
Let's think of the wavering millions
Who need leaders but get gamblers instead

Spare a thought for the stay at home voter
Empty eyes gaze at strange beauty shows
And a parade of the gray suited grafters
A choice of cancer or polio

And when I look in the faceless crowd
A swirling mass of grays and black and white
They don't look real to me
Or don't they look so strange

Let's drink to the hard working people
Let's think of the lowly of birth
Spare a thought for the rag taggy people
Let's drink to the salt of the earth

Let's drink to the hard working people
Let's drink to the salt of the earth
Let's drink to the two thousand million
Let's think of the humble of birth

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Songwriters
JAGGER, MICK / RICHARDS, KEITH

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