Can't Keep Johnny Down

Album: Join Us (2011)
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  • Outnumbered a million to one
    All of the dicks in this dick town
    Can't keep Johnny down
    Men piled up in a towering mound
    None of them once has found a way
    To keep Johnny down

    Spending days by myself
    Remembering slights
    I'm not a monument to justice
    Plus which I don't forget a face

    And they can't (down, down, down)
    Can't keep Johnny down (down, down, down)
    They haven't yet built the man (down, down, down)
    That'll keep old Johnny down (down, down, down)

    Some dude
    Hitting golf balls on the moon
    Bathroom in his pants
    And he thinks he's better than me
    I'm pointing a finger at my own face
    They can't know what's in here
    And they can't keep Johnny down

    Beneath my dignity
    To flip off the guy
    When he pulls up alongside
    To say my gas cap is unscrewed

    And they can't (down, down, down)
    Can't keep Johnny down (down, down, down)
    They haven't yet built the man (down, down, down)
    That'll keep old Johnny down (down, down, down)

    And they don't (down, down, down)
    Don't know what I've seen (down, down, down)
    They can't know what's in here (down, down, down)
    And they can't keep Johnny down (down, down, down) Writer/s: John C Flansburgh, John S Linnell
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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