Artists United Against Apartheid, “Sun City”

Sun City… South Africa…

[RUN-DMC] We’re rockers and rappers united and strong

[Grandmaster Melle Mel & Duke Bootee] We’re here to talk about South Africa we don’t like what’s going on, tell it!

[Afrika Bambaataa & Kurtis Blow] It’s time for some justice it’s time for the truth, speak it!

[Big Youth & all rappers] We’ve realized there’s only one thing we can do

We gotta say / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / No… / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / Everybody say / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / No, no, baby / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / Listen!

[David Ruffin] Relocation to phony homelands

[Pat Benatar] Separation of families I can’t understand

[Eddie Kendrick] 23 million can’t vote because they’re black

[Bruce Springsteen] We’re stabbing our brothers and sisters in the back

We’re gonna say / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / We’re gonna say / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City

[George Clinton] Our government tells us we’re doing all we can

[Joey Ramone] Constructive engagement is Ronald Reagan’s plan

[Jimmy Cliff & Daryl Hall] Meanwhile people are dying and giving up hope

[Darlene Love] Well this quiet diplomacy ain’t nothing but a joke

We’re gonna say / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / I ain’t gonna play, no… / We’re gonna say / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / Don’t wanna play…

[Bonnie Raitt] It’s time to accept our responsibility

[Rubén Blades & John Oates] Freedom is a privilege nobody rides for free

[Lou Reed] Look around the world baby it can’t be denied

[Bobby Womack] Somebody tell me why are we always on the wrong side

I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / Will someone tell me what’s going on? / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City

[RUN-DMC] Bophuthatswana is far away

[Kurtis Blow, RUN-DMC, Afrika Bambaataa] But we know it’s in South Africa no matter what they say, no matter what they say!

[Duke Bootee, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Afrika Bambaataa] You can’t buy me I don’t care what you pay

[Linton Kwesi Johnson & all rappers] Don’t ask me Sun City because I ain’t gonna play

We’ve gotta say / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City

[Jackson Browne & Bob Dylan] Relocation to phony homelands

[Peter Garrett] Separation of families I can’t understand

[Nona Hendryx & Kashif] 23 million can’t vote because they’re black

[Bono Vox] We’re stabbing our brothers and our sisters in the back

We’ve gotta say / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / I… ain’t gonna play Sun City / No…

By Steven Van Zandt © EMI Manhattan Records, 1985

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