Why Song Lyrics

Tracy Chapman

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Why do the babies starve
When there's enough food to feed the world
Why when there are so many of us
Are there people still alone

Why are the missiles called peace keepers
When they're aimed to kill
Why is a woman still not safe
When she's in her home

Love is hate
War is peace
No is yes
And we're all free

Why do the babies starve
When there's enough food to feed the world
Why when there are so many of us
Are there people still alone

Why are the missiles called peace keepers
When they're aimed to kill
Why is a woman still not safe
When she's in her home

Love is hate
War is peace
No is yes
And we're all free

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Talkin’ Bout a Revolution
  • 2 Fast Car
  • 3 Across the Lines
  • 4 Behind the Wall
  • 5 Baby Can I Hold You
  • 6 Mountains o’ Things
  • 7 She’s Got Her Ticket
  • 8 Why?
  • 9 For My Lover
  • 10 If Not Now…
  • 11 For You
  • credits


    album: Track 8 in album Tracy Chapman
    release date: 1988-4-1
    popularity : 363 users have visited this page.
    length: 2:07
    producer: David Kershenbaum
    drums: Denny Fongheiser
    vocal: Tracy Chapman
    mixer: Kevin Smith
    engineer: Kevin Smith
    electric guitar: Jack Holder
    bass: Larry Klein
    Hammond organ: Jack Holder
    acoustic guitar: Tracy Chapman
    percussion: Paulinho da Costa and Denny Fongheiser
    composer: Tracy Chapman
    lyricist: Tracy Chapman

    Album Information

    label: Elektra
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 7559607742
    script: Latin