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BE NOT ALWAYS

BE NOT ALWAYS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glOJh2JsU6c

Writer: Marlon Jackson, Michael Jackson
Publisher: Vabritmar Music/Mijac Music

This is such a sad song......Michael (almost) cries singing it.

Lyrics:
Always be not always and if always, bow our heads in shame.
Always, please be not always.
And if always, bow our heads in blame.
'Cause time has made promises, just promises.

Faces, did you see their faces?
Did they touch you?
Have you felt such pain?
To have nothing, to dream something, then lose hoping.
Is not life but lame?
But time has made promises, just promises.

Mothers cry, babies die helplessly in arms while rockets fly and
research lies in progress to become.

But what of men are flesh and blood?
We turn our backs on life.
How can we claim to stand for peace when the race is armed in
strife, destroying life?

Always, be not always.
But if always, bow our heads in shame.
Always, please, be not always.
'Cause if always, bow our heads in blame.
'Cause time has made promises, just promises.

Comments (23)

Thank you so much,this song makes me cry,
Thanks for beatiful song.
MJ FOREVER

So I'am watching this video trying not to cry but of course with listing to his voice singing it failed misablely.Thanks for posting this. The song is beautiful

lyl

This along with Earth Song are my favorities of Michael's

This song should be played daily all over the World and be taken to heart.

We had an Angel walk amongst us for 51 years.
Thank You Dear Lord

I got hip to that song after listening to it on you tube. I love it such emotion in it =)

I used to listen to this all the time on my Victory album when I was a teen. Thanks for posting Lyl, and thank you also luz angelaa for posting "Can You Feel It". I hope those who think the other brothers did nothing will see that they did in fact contribute a lot as songwriters and musicians (Randy plays the most instruments of all), choreographers (Michael, Marlon, Jackie) and all share similar creative concepts. And of course, Michael and Randy wrote one of the Jacksons' biggest hits and one of my favorites- "Shake Your Body Down to the Ground"- 8 1/2 minutes of funk! Smiling

Hi lyl,
oh man the emotion in his voice during this song....always makes me cry, especially towards the ending. It's such a beautiful song. Have you seen this video? I wanted to share one that has this song, of course, but the person who made it uses beautiful pics of Michael. It's awesome too.
Thanks for sharing...♥
Love, Carmen ☼

♥ L.O.V.E. you Michael ♥

here's the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3mAB8w7JZY&feature=related

I actually never heard this song before but I am so glad to have heard it now. What a powerful meaning song. Michael's heart has ALWAYS been so true all his life! No one is perfect but what he tried to do is help us and teach us the way life should be! Peaceful, Fun, Joy, True love for one another, and always helped people he met that needed it. To bad people are so greedy. Maybe Michael would have not got involved in drugs in the first place if he wasn't treated like he was here on earth. Greed stepped in on the people from who he helped. Shame on them for that! I NEVER believed Michael hurt anyone! His heart was so full of love to ever do something to hurt someone. Well Michael REST IN PEACE because you have welled deserved it!! I hope I find my calling here on earth to be able to return to Our Heavenly Father.

I will get there one day and I hope I made a difference in at one person as to where Michael changed so many in the world!

Love to my brothers and sisters! And Michael I will love you ALWAYS!!!

You are welcome...

2djspc well said; and IreneLovesMichael wrote:
" BE NOT ALWAYS" sent Goosebumps and Chills UP and DOWN my spine. So RAW, SO PURE, SO INNOCENT!! MJ was A PURE GENIUS that we were BLESSED TO KNOW and HAVE MJ TOUCH OUR LIVES with his SONGS, MUSIC, DANCE, HUMANITY and LOVE."

So true!

Thank you for this truly beautiful and sadly timeless song. I had not heard it before but have added it to my list of Michael Jackson favorites. I especially love his slow songs. He sings their melodies so beautifully - Elizabeth I love You, You Were There, Is This all There Is to LIfe, Gone Too Soon, Smile, etc. etc. And as I listen I always remember the interview in which he said he loves to write simple melodies, songs people will sing forever, whereever, while working in the fields or homes. I hope to learn a few myself, even though I am not much of a musician.. Michael Jackson, Be Always!

2djspc well said xx

this is making me cry
michael i love toy

Another By Michael and Jackie
Can You Feel It - Lyrics

Can you feel it
Can you feel it
Can you feel it

If you look around
The whole world’s coming together now, babe
Can you feel it, can you feel it, can you feel it
Feel it in the air
The wind is taking it everywhere, yeah
Can you feel it, can you feel it, can you feel it

All the colors of the world should be
Lovin’ each other wholeheartedly
Yes, it’s all right
Take my message to your brother
And tell him twice
Spread the word and try to teach the man
Who’s hating his brother
When hate won’t do
’Cause we’re all the same
Yes the blood inside me is inside of you

Now, tell me
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
Now, tell me
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
Yeah, yeah

Sing out loud
Because we want to make a crowd, yeah
Touch a hand and sing a sound so pure
Salvation rings

Tell me
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
Yeah, yeah
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
Can you feel it

All the children of the world should be
Lovin’ each other wholeheartedly
Yes, it’s all right
Take my message to your brother
And tell him twice
Take the news to the marching men
Who are killing their brothers
When death won’t do
’Cause we’re all the same
Yes, the blood inside me is inside of you

Now tell me
Can you feel it
Tell me
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
And you see what’s going down
Can you feel it
And you feel it in your bones
Can you feel it

Every breath you take
Is someone’s death in another place
Every healthy smile
Is hunger and strife to another child
But the stars do shine in promising
Salvation is near this time
Can you feel it now
So brothers and sisters show we know how

Now tell me
Can you feel it
Tell me
Can you feel it
Can you feel it
And you see what’s going down
Open up your mind

All the children of the world should be
Lovin’ each other wholeheartedly
Yes, it’s all right
Take my message to your brother
And tell him twice
Spread the news to the marching men
Who are killing their brothers
When death won’t do
Yes, we’re all the same
Yes, the blood inside my veins is inside of you

he taught us

I have sat quietly since I played this song. Does this yet say again how God made Michael
a very special person..set apart..to bring a ...special kind of love to a hurting world..
Michael Jackson We Love you With all our hearts !!!

WOW - That MJ Song " BE NOT ALWAYS" sent Goosebumps and Chills UP and DOWN my spine. So RAW, SO PURE, SO INNOCENT!! MJ was A PURE GENIUS that we were BLESSED TO KNOW and HAVE MJ TOUCH OUR LIVES with his SONGS, MUSIC, DANCE, HUMANITY and LOVE.

XOXOXO - MJ,
IreneLovesMichael
A DEVOTED MJ FAN FOREVER, FOR ALL TIMES, Bloomfield, NJ

Oh Michael Your very heart and soul we do feel right now.....Lyl....dear...thank you !!! {HUGS}}..

Beautiful!
Such emotion is his voice, makes me cry.
Like all of Michael's lyrics~powerful meaning.

yes thats why we pray
for humanity to 'be not always'

tnx for putting it on here
its very beautiful

his heart is singing

I remember hearing this song years earlier and crying. It's such a beatiful song.

very contemporary and eye-opening.

very contemporary and eye-opening.

In this song you can see Michael, how he felt how he cared, you can feel it.....
I had a day when I only played this song.....only this........probably because I felt soooooooo sad....
But its beautiful and the truth.

Be not always is the most painfully beautiful song ever!!!!...gosh...how does he do it?!?
its so peaceful yet a ver powerful compelling song!

Love it! Love it. I was so sad I only had my Victory album on cassette until about 2 months ago but found the CD on ebay thank goodness. This is such a beautiful song. Michael was so feeling it all.
Hugs