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Cher: Half-Breed Meaning

Tagged: Racism [suggest]

Song Released: 1973


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Half-Breed Lyrics

[Verse 1]
My father married a pure Cherokee
My mother's people were ashamed of me
The Indians said I was white by law
The white man always called me "Indian Squaw"

[Chorus]
Half-breed, that's all I ever heard
Half-breed, how I learned to...

  1. anonymous
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    Mar 30th 2019 report

    On broadway the story is that her mom was blond and light and kids made fun of Cher because she was darker than her mom.
    Her dad was Armenian and her mom American so they called her a half-breed.

  2. anonymous
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    Oct 10th 2018 report

    I just thought it was a song of the era and I guess I thought it was just telling a story of how weird we can be with diversity in our families and communities...clothing would be nice if more authentic...


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