Een Shoot the Moon site laatst bijgewerkt op: 22 september 2021 ©  2021 De Vlaamse Bob Dylan werd hij wel genoemd. Zijn eerste plaat, Ring, ring I've got to sing werd een wereldwijde hit, en bracht hem zelfs op een Amerikaanse lijst van staatsvijanden. Hij had in België nog een paar hitjes, maar zijn rock'n'roll- lifestyle bracht hem aan de bedelstaf. In 1982 stierf hij straatarm aan keelkanker. Oh, don't cry, my baby, don't cry all the while Don't cry, my baby, just give me a smile Seen my Daddy die in the war Seen my Mama die cryin' for A-ring, a-ring, but I've got to sing A-ring, a-ring, but I've got to sing They call me a hound dog They call me a swine It's all because of my colour For their wars though I'm fine A-ring, a-ring, but I've got to sing A-ring, a-ring, but I've got to sing Di-dum de-de-di-day-ay. dum de-de-di-dum Di-dum de-de-di-day-day, di-dum de-de-di-dum They're talking 'bout freedom of religion and race But if you're a Negro they slap you in the face A-ring, a-ring, but I've got to sing A-ring, a-ring, but I've got to sing So what's the use to fighting For that sacred democracy When the Ku Klux Klan-murderers Are going scot free? A-ring, a-ring, but I've got to sing A-ring, a-ring, but I've got to sing But I'm still happy, so don't cry, my babe Together we'll strife for Bein' free people some day Oh, ring, ring, so we've got to sing Ring, ring, together we'll sing Di-dum de-de-di-du-um, di-dum de-de-di-day Di-dum de-de-di-du-um, di-dum de-de-di-day Di-dum-dede-didi-dum-dum, di-dum-de-de-di-da-hay Di-dum-dede-didi-dum-dum, di-dum-de-de-di-day Hmm, hmm, hmm... Di-dum, di-dum, di-dum-de-de-di-da-ha-ha-hay Dum, di-dum, di-dum-de-de-di-day.
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