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Only A Pawn In Their Game

Artist:Bob Dylan  Album:The Times They Are A-Changin'  Writer:DYLAN BOB  Composer:DYLAN BOB 

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A bullet from the back of a bush Took Medgar Evers' blood A finger fired the trigger to his name A handle hid out in the dark, a hand set the spark Two eyes took the aim, behind a man's brain But he can't be blamed He's only a pawn in their game A South politician preaches to the poor white man "You got more than the blacks, don't complain You're better than them, you been born with white skin" They explain And the Negro's name is used, it is plain For the politician's gain as he rises to fame And the poor white remains on the caboose of the train But it ain't him to blame, he's only a pawn in their game The deputy sheriffs, the soldiers, the governors get paid And the marshals and cops get the same But the poor white man's used in the hands of them all like a tool He's taught in his school from the start, by the rule That the laws are with him, to

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