America

Album: Around The World In A Day (1985)
Charted: 46
  • Yeah
    Peace!

    Aristocrats on a mountain climb
    Making money, losing time
    Communism is just a word
    But if the government turn over
    It'll be the only word that's heard

    America, America
    God shed his grace on thee
    America, America
    Keep the children free

    Little sister making minimum wage
    Living in a one-room jungle-monkey cage
    Can't get over, she's almost dead
    She may not be in the black
    But she's happy she ain't in the red

    America, America
    God shed his grace on thee
    America, America
    Keep the children free

    Freedom
    Love
    Joy
    Peace

    Jimmy Nothing never went to school
    They made him pledge allegiance
    He said it wasn't cool
    Nothing made Jimmy proud
    Now Jimmy lives on a mushroom cloud

    America, America
    God shed his grace on thee
    America, America
    Keep the children free

    America, America
    God shed his grace on thee
    America, America
    Keep the children free

    Freedom
    Love
    Joy
    Peace

    Boom, boom, boom, boom
    The bomb go
    Boom, boom, boom, boom
    The bomb go boom
    Teacher, why won't Jimmy pledge allegiance? Writer/s: Lisa Coleman, Wendy Melvoin, Prince Rogers Nelson, Robert B. Rivkin, Mark Brown, Matthew Robert Fink
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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