Song Name: That Summer

Songwriter: Johnny Ray

Copyright: 2012

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Lyrics:

They were in the midst of the Vietnam War
When they heard of the concert
On bikes, in cars and buses and trucks
Never so many before
They left bedecked in flowers and beads
Love was in their pockets
To change the world was their resolve
It was a time of great need
Chorus
That summer we went to Yasgur's farm
In the eye of the storm that had replaced the calm
We had responded to the call
And music bound us all
And music bound us all
A half million young folks arrived as one
New York State Freeway they closed
Peace and love became their cause
The protest had begun

The music bound us each to the other
The singers were our prophets
The words they shouted: "stop the war"
Chorus
Each became sister and brother
That summer we went to Yasgur's farm
In the eye of the storm that had replaced the calm
We had responded to the call
And music bound us all
And music bound us all