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On Assimilation - 'If you miss me at the back of the bus'

Written by Charles Neblett of the Freedom Singers in 1960:

If you miss me at the back of the bus; And you canít find me nowhere; Come on up to the front of the bus; Iíll be riding up there;

If you miss me from Jackson State; And you canít find me nowhere; Come on over to Ole Miss; Iíll be studying over there

If you miss me from the cotton fields; And you canít find me nowhere; Come on down to the courthouse; Iíll be voting right there

If you miss me from the Thrifty Drug Store; And you canít find me nowhere; Come on over to Woolworthís; íCause Iíll be sitting in there

If you miss me from the picket line; And you canít find me nowhere; Come on down to the jailhouse; Iíll be rooming down there

If you miss me from the Mississippi River; And you canít find me nowhere; Come on down to the municipal plunge; íCause Iíll be swimming in there

If you miss me at the front of the bus; And you canít find me nowhere; Come on up to the driverís seat; Iíll be driving up there

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