Pass It On Down

Album: Pass It On Down (1990)
  • We live in the land of plenty
    But many things aren't plenty anymore
    Like the water from our sink
    They say's not safe to drink

    You gotta go and buy it at the store
    Now we're told there's a hole in the ozone
    Look what's washing on the beach
    And Lord, I believe, from the heavens to the seas
    We're bringing Mother Nature to her knees

    [Chorus]
    So let's leave some blue up above us
    Let's leave some green on the ground
    It's only ours to borrow, let's save some for tomorrow
    Leave it and pass it on down

    Well there's a change taking place way on the mountains
    Acid rain is falling on the leaves
    And down in Brazil, the fires are burning still
    How we gonna breathe without them trees

    [Chorus]

    There's a place where I live called the Canyon
    Where Daddy taught me to swim
    And that water, it's so pure
    And I'm gonna make sure
    Daddy's grandkids can swim there like him

    Now we all oughta feel just a little bit guilty
    When we look into the eyes of our kids
    'Cause brothers it's a fact, if we take and don't put back
    They'll have to pay for all we did

    [Chorus: x 4]

    Tag:
    Leave it and pass it on down Writer/s: RANDY OWEN, RONNIE ROGERS, TEDDY GENTRY, WILL ROBINSON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY
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