Album: Billion Dollar Babies (1972)
Charted: 4 26
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  • I'm your top prime cut of meat, I'm your choice,
    I want to be elected,
    I'm your Yankee doodle dandy in a gold Rolls Royce,
    I want to be elected,
    Kids want a savior, don't need a fake,
    I want to be elected,
    We're all gonna rock to the rules that I make,
    I want to be elected,
    Elected, elected
    Respected, elected

    I never lied to you, I've always been cool,
    I want to be elected,
    I gotta get the vote, and I told you 'bout school,
    I want to be elected, elected, elected,
    Hallelujah, I want to be selected,
    Everyone in the United States of America.

    We're gonna win this one, take the country by storm,
    We're gonna be elected,
    You and me together, young and strong,
    We're gonna be elected, elected, elected,
    Respected, selected, call collected,
    I want to be elected.

    "And if I am elected
    I promise the formation of a new party
    A third party, the Wild Party!
    I know we have problems,
    We got problems right here in Central City,
    We have problems on the North, South, East and West,
    New York City, Saint Louis, Philadelphia, Los Angeles,
    Detroit, Chicago,
    Everybody has problems,
    And personally, I don't care." Writer/s: IRA GERSHWIN, VERNON DUKE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Vinman.... from CtLovely snag of music, if only politicians, if for only a minute, just listened to musicians.
  • Cody Brockway from CaledoniaGreat song... love love love it... guitar riff in the intro is oddly similar to Hendrix's "Dolly Dagger"
  • Tom E from Rutland, VtJohn Lennon told Alice that this was one of his favorite songs.
  • Ozzi from Brookhaven, PaAnd he's so right about that. "Rock is protest music not music for supporting a campaign."
  • Jake from Colmar, FranceThat's not at all accurate; Alice cooper says in jis interviews that "Elected" was a song critizing politics. In the interveiw, he says "I strically am against mixing politics and rock 'n' roll. Rock is protest music, not music fot supporting a campaign."
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