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From The Folks On The Street

 
uploaded: Thu, Dec 19, 2019 @ 1:35 AM
byRadioontheshelf
FeaturingStefan
length2:02
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It is estimated that in the UK alone there are 5,000 people sleeping rough on the streets of our towns and cities. It is a national disgrace and made worse when it is also estimated that 320,000 people are homeless and only a few steps away from joining them.

Its a scene from before one that always endures
Despite all the good words we still search for the cure

I wish you could feel our heartache x 3
As we live our poor lives

But despite all the words still nothing is heard
We are easily forgotten and passed by and cursed

Now you make think we’re making ends meet x 3
But the truth is we’re not

The Big Issue can help and for that we give thanks
But the world needs to care more and give something back

Well I wish you could see the silence feel the pain and the violence
All the acts that remind us we are all on our own

We still wish you a merry xmas
We still wish you a merry xmas
We wish you a merry xmas from the folks on the streets.
 

"From The Folks On The Street"
by Radioontheshelf

2019 - Licensed under
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With heartbreaking lyrics, Radioontheshelf challenges us to open our eyes and care about our homeless community members. Set to Stefan Kartenberg’s beautiful acoustic rendition of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” this folk song is at once familiar and engaging. Take a listen…

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