I Hate Hate
Razzy Bailey grew up on a farm in La Fayette, Alabama. In the early 80s he had a string of number 1 hits, including "Loving Up a Storm," "I Keep Coming Back," "Friends," "Midnight Hauler," and "She Left Love All Over Me."
This song seems apropos this week. We who are horrified by the Trump presidency find ourselves, too often, overcome by disgust, hate, and loathing. We need to get past it. We need to think productively about protecting our fellow humans who are very afraid right now. So let’s hate hate, and love love. Sounds cornier here than it does in the song, where it sounds just right. — The Editors
Here's a song I want Everybody to listen to It's talking about love And it's talking about hate You know, I think the only way We're gonna do away with hate is To get so much love going around That there just won't be any more hate There's so much hate going on today On the right and on the left You see, we hate our brothers Yes, we do, and we hate our own self There's even hate going on today Between the young folks and the old Can't see all this hate is really Eating up our very soul That's why I'm singing now I hate hate, everybody listen to me I hate hate, all sing together now I hate hate, the good Lord above Don't you know I love love I really, really love love Alright, I want you to listen To this next little verse If you feel like it, sing along And if you don't wanna sing along Maybe you can clap your hands The good book says To love your enemy But we don't comprehend Tell me, how can you love your enemy When you hate your fellow man You see, love's got the All-time greatest power You see, love can brighten up Your darkest hour That's why I'm singing now I hate hate, everybody sing it with me I hate hate, let's all get together now I hate hate, the good Lord above Don't you know I love love Oh, you got to have love Got to have love Love, love, got to have love Love, love, got to have love...