Peaceful World

Album: Cuttin' Heads (2001)
Charted: 104
  • Come on baby take a ride with me
    I'm up from Indiana down to Tennessee
    Everything is as cool as can be
    In a peaceful world

    People know this world is a wreck
    We're sick and tired of being politically correct
    If I see through it now but I didn't at first
    The hypocrites made it worse and worse
    Lookin' down their noses at what people say
    These are just words and words are okay
    It's what you do and not what you say
    If you're not part of the future then get out of the way

    Come on baby take a ride with me
    I'm up from Indiana down to Tennessee
    Everything is cool as can be
    In a peaceful world

    Racism lives in the USA today
    Better get hip to what Martin Luther King had to say
    I don't want my kids being brought up this way
    Hatred to each other is not okay
    Well I'm not a preacher just a singer son
    But I can see more work to be done
    It's what you do and not what you say
    If you're not part of the future then get out of the way

    Come on baby take a ride with me
    I'm up from Indiana down to Tennessee
    Everything is cool as can be
    In a peaceful world

    The money's good and the work is okay
    Looks like everything is rollin our way
    "Til you gotta look the devil in the eye
    You know that bastard's one big lie
    So be careful with your heart and what you love
    Make sure that it was sent from above
    It's what you do and not what you say
    If you're not part of the future then get out of the way

    Come on baby take a ride with me
    I'm up from Indiana down to Tennessee
    Everything is cool as can be
    In a peaceful world

    Lay back the top and ride with me
    I'm up from Indiana down to Tennessee
    Everything is cool as can be
    In a peaceful world

    Hey yeah
    Hey yeah
    Hey yeah
    Hey yeah Writer/s: JOHN MELLENCAMP
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Mason from Prior Lake, MnThis is one of my all-time favorites. It's about very serious social problems, but it isn't preachy or anything, and it has a very optimistic view of things! I couldn't write a better song if I tried.
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