A Change is Gonna Come is a song written by the American singer and songwriter Sam Cooke. Open the document above and read through the lyrics of the song. When you have read through the lyrics answer the following questions:

  • What do you think is about?
  • Are there are clues in the lyrics that make you think this?


Now you have thought about the meaning behind the song, have a listen to Sam Cooke singing it. The link to the song is below.

Before answering the VIPERS questions, have a listen to the song again.

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