abraham, martin and john lyrics – marvin gaye

(originally by dion)

has anyone here seen my old friend abraham?
can you tell me whe he’s gone?
oh, he freed a lot of people
but it seems the good die young, yeah.
i just looked around and he was gone.

hmmm

has anyone here seen my old friend john?
can you tell me whe he’s gone?
you know, he freed a lot of people
but it seems the good die young, yeah.
i just looked around and he was gone.

oh yeah

has anyone here seen my old friend martin?
can you tell me whe he’s gone?
he freed a lot of people
but it seems the good die young, yeah.
i just looked around and he was gone.

[insrumental]

has anyone here seen my friend bobby?
can you tell me whe he’s gone?
you know, he freed a lot of people
but the good, they die young, yeah.
i just looked around and he was gone.

oh, i just looked around and they were gone, oh yes.

/ marvin gaye lyrics