Going Back to My Roots  

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Zippin' up my boots
Goin' back to my roots

--"Going Back to My Roots" (1977) by Lamont Dozier

"We decided to put a secret message in the song, so he brought in a group of South African singers to chant in the African Yoruban dialect."--How Sweet It Is (2019) by Lamont Dozier and Scott B. Bomar

"kawa oma ranti, ranti ile o, isedale baba awa"

[we will always remember the roots of our parents]

--Orlando Julius as featured on "Going Back to My Roots"

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"Going Back to My Roots" (1977) is a song written and recorded by Lamont Dozier. It first appeared on Dozier's album Peddlin' Music On The Side (1977).

It was produced by Stewart Levine and features additional production from Hugh Masekela and Rik Pekkonen.

It was later recorded by Odyssey and Richie Havens.

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