Abraham, Martin and John by dion dimucci

Lyrics:

Anybody here seen my old friend Abraham?

Can you tell me where he's gone?

He freed lotta people but it seems the good they die young

You know I just looked around and he's gone

Anybody here seen my old friend John?

Can you tell me where he's gone?

He freed lotta people but it seems the good they die young

I just looked around and he's gone

Anybody here seen my old friend Martin?

Can you tell me where he's gone?

He freed lotta people but it seems the good they die young

I just looked around and he's gone

Didn't you love the things that they stood for?

Didn't they try to find some good for you and me?

And we'll be free

Some day soon, it's gonna be one day

Anybody here seen my old friend Bobby?

Can you tell me where he's gone?

I thought I saw him walkin' up over the hill

With Abraham, Martin, and John

The song "Abraham, Martin and John" was released in August of 1968 by Dion. The song is mainly about Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther Kin, John F. Kennedy, and Robert Kennedy. The song asks where the former three of the aforementioned people went and vaguely mentions the good they did as "He freed lotta people..." The song then asks "Didn't you love the thing they stood for?" and "Didn't they try to find some good for you and me?" saying that they did some great things and that it was very unfortunate that they were assassinated. The end of the song then mentions Robert Kennedy and asked where he went and mentions that he was seen walking up a hill with Lincoln, MLK, and JFK. The song was made because of the assassination of Robert Kennedy that just two months earlier.

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