Good People

Album: In Between Dreams (2005)
Charted: 50
  • Well you win, it's your show now
    So what's it gonna be
    'Cause people will tune in
    How many train wrecks do we need to see
    Before we lose touch of
    We thought this was low
    It's bad getting worse so

    Where did all the good people go,
    I've been changing channels
    I don't see them
    On the TV shows
    Where did all the good people go,
    We got heaps and heaps of what we sow

    They got this and that
    With a rattle of tat
    Testing, one two
    Man what you gonna do
    Bad news, misused
    Got too much to lose
    Gimme some truth
    Now whose side are we on
    Whatever you say, turn on the boob tube
    I'm in the mood to obey
    So lead me astray, and by the way now

    Where did all the good people go,
    I've been changing channels I don't see them
    On the TV shows
    Where did all the good people go,
    We got heaps and heaps of what we sow

    Sitting around feeling far away
    So far away but I can feel the debris
    Can you feel it
    You interrupt me from a friendly conversation
    To tell me how great it's all gonna be
    You might notice some hesitation
    It's important to you it's not important to me
    But way down by the edge or your reason
    Well it's beginning to show
    And all I really want to know is

    Where did all the good people go,
    I've been changing channels
    I don't see them on the T.V. shows
    Where did all the good people go,
    We got heaps and heaps of what we sow

    They got this and that
    With a rattle of tat
    Test down, one two
    Man what you gonna do
    Bad news, missed use
    Gimme some truth
    You got too much to lose
    Now whose side are we on
    But anyway, okay, whatever you say,
    Wrong or resolute, I'm in the mood to obey
    Station through station
    Desensitizing the nation

    Where did all the people go?

    Going, going, goneWriter/s: JACK HODY JOHNSON
    Publisher: REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING, Bubble Toes Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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Comments: 5

  • Claude from Blandon, PaMy favorite line is "station to station desensitizing the nation....." so very true.
  • Stef from Chicago, IlI like how he says that the "boob tube" controls you in the verse, "I'm in the mood to obey". It's really true. People just sit around and watch tv actually listening to everything it's saying. It's like everyone out there has an agenda and nothing is done for the good of people anymore. It's all for self-gain. Where DID all those good people go? XD
  • Will from Auburn, InWe need some good people on tv, or maybe some good musicians on music channels
  • Justin from Georgetown, Inthis isn't normally my type of music. but the lyrics ring out so true i can't help but humm it.
  • Jayme from Waipio, Hiso where DID they go?
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