God Knows I'm Good

Album: David Bowie (1969)
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  • Was walking through the counters of a national concern
    And a cash machine was spitting by my shoulder

    And I saw the multitude of faces, honest, rich and clean
    As the merchandise exchanged and money roared
    And a woman hot with worry slyly slipped a tin of stewing steak
    Into the paper bag at her side
    And her face was white with fear in case her actions were observed
    So she closed her eyes to keep her conscience blind

    Crying
    "God knows I'm good
    God knows I'm good
    God knows I'm good
    God may look the other way today

    God knows I'm good
    God knows I'm good
    God knows I'm good
    God may look the other way today"

    Then she moved toward the exit clutching tightly at her paper bag
    Perspiration trickled down her forehead
    And her heart it leapt inside her as the hand laid on her shoulder
    She was led away bewildered and amazed
    Through her deafened ears the cash machines were shrieking on the counter
    As her escort asked her softly
    For her name
    And a crowd of honest people rushed to help a tired old lady
    Who had fainted to the whirling
    Wooden floor

    Crying
    "God knows I'm good
    God knows I'm good
    God knows I'm good
    Surely God won't look
    The other way

    God knows I'm good
    God knows I'm good
    God knows I'm good
    Surely God won't look
    The other way" Writer/s: DAVID BOWIE
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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