Easy Target

Album: Sad Clowns & Hillbillies (2017)
  • Here's an easy target
    With just one quiet pop
    Shot to hell anyway
    No reason to stop
    In the streets and the gutters
    The cotton fields in this land
    Here's an easy target
    With a trigger, in your hand

    So, black lives matter
    Who we trying to kid
    Here's an easy target
    Don't matter, never did
    Crosses burning
    Such a long time ago
    Four hundred years and we still don't, let it go

    Well let the poor be damned
    And the easy targets too
    All are created equal
    Equally beneath me and you
    Children crying
    Under the time-keeping sun
    The war on the easy targets
    We won't ever, get this done

    Easy targets
    All along the avenue
    Living here in Sucker Town
    Baby me and you
    Behind the bars
    To keep each other apart
    Easy targets
    Our Country's broken heart
    Our Country's broken heart Writer/s: John Mellencamp
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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