Let's Roll

Album: Are You Passionate? (2001)
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  • I know I said I love you
    I know you know it's true
    I've got to put the phone down
    And do what we got to do
    One's standing in the aisleway
    Two more at the door
    We've got to get inside there
    Before they kill

    Time is running out, let's roll

    No time for indecision
    We've got to make a move
    I hope that we're forgiven
    For what we got to
    How this all got started
    I'll never understand
    I hope someone can fly this thing
    And get us back to land

    Time is running out, let's roll

    No one has the answer
    But one thing is true
    You've got to turn on evil
    When it's coming after you
    You've got to face it down
    And when it tries to hide
    You've got to go in after it
    And never be denied
    Time is running out, let's roll

    Let's roll for freedom
    Let's roll for love
    We're going after Satan
    On the wings of a dove
    Let's roll for justice
    Let's roll for truth
    Let's not let our children
    Grow up fearful in their youth

    Time is running out, let's roll Writer/s: Neil Young
    Publisher: Silver Fiddle, WORDS & MUSIC A DIV OF BIG DEAL MUSIC LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 13

  • Fred from Laurel, MdGreat song, indeed! I never expected this level of courage from Neil, but he clearly has it. Let us always remember the brave of our country? Let us always BE the brave of our country! That's what this song says so forcefully. "You got to turn on evil when it's comin' after you / You got to face it down, and when it tries to hide / You got to go in after it and never be denied." * * * * To that list of 'best songs written about 9/11,' I would add "There Are No Words" by Kitty Donohoe.
  • Scott from Boston, MaThis song's available on iTunes now, so a lot more people can buy it.
  • Larry from Winchester, CaHello,
    Anybody Out There?
    Larry Haertling
  • Larry from Winchester, CaI Think you sould ALL watch Mystries of 911 at let'sroll911.org! And then coment on this song!
    Larry Haertling
  • Ron from Bentonville, ArWow, I have an mp3 of this, I feel privileged!
  • Ekristheh from Halath, United StatesActually, Beamer didn't say "let's roll..." he said "roll it!" meaning a coffee cart they were going to use. More at wikipedia. But like many military and law enforcement officers, he was fond of the phrase and people who knew him said he used "let's roll" for "let's go".
  • Stefanie from Rock Hill, ScThere is a classic rock station wher I live, but it probably didn't play it. That station on a scale of 1 to 10, has a 0 in the variety department.
  • Stefanie from Rock Hill, ScI have listened to free-form stations before. There aren't any where I live though. I definitely wasn't listening to a free-form station at that time.
  • Ekristheh from Halath, United StatesPop stations in central Indiana played this fairly often when it came out.
  • Pat from Las Vegas, NvThis song, along with Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising," are the best ones written about 9/11. Todd Beamer and his fellow passengers were heroes, without a doubt.

    Stefanie, you probably wouldn't have heard the song unless you listened to a "free form," "adult rock," or "classic rock" station. Pop stations didn't play it.
  • Leon from Waterbury, CtA very good song...I do recall hearing it many times on the radio, especially some classic rock stations.
  • Stefanie Magura from Rock Hill, ScIf the song was played a lot on the radio, then i never heard it.
  • Andrew from Springfield, MoGreat song, I love it. Let us always remember the brave of our country.
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