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Yeah)
(Sing a song, brother)
If the sun refused to shine,
I don't mind, I don't mind.
(Yeah)
If the mountains fell in the sea,
Let it be, it ain't me.
Got my own world to live through
And I ain't gonna copy you.

Now, if 6 turned up to be 9,
I don't mind, I don't mind.
If all the hippies cut off all their hair,
I don't care, I don't care.
Dig, 'cos I got my own world to live through
And I ain't gonna copy you.

White-collar conservatives flashing down the street
Pointing their plastic finger at me.
They're hoping soon my kind will drop and die,
But I'm gonna wave my freak flag high . . . HIGH!

Hah, hah
Fall mountains, just don't fall on me
Go on mister Businessman,
You can't dress like me.
Nobody know what I'm talking about
I've got my own life to live
I'm the one that's gotta die
When it's time for me to die
So let me live my life the way... I want to.

Yeah . . .
Sing on brother,
Play on brother . . .



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    UnregisteredJul 28, 2012 at 11:52 pm
    I guess it means that it wouldn't matter if 6 was 9, because no matter how you flip it, it is still a number. Meaning no matter what happens in the world, "i'm still gonna be me. " a person is still a person no matter how you see them, and no matter what they will always could for somthing.
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    UnregisteredJul 28, 2012 at 11:50 pm
    I guess it means that it wouldn't matter if 6 was 9, because no matter how you flip it, it is still a person. Meaning no matter what happens in the world, "i'm still gonna be me. " a person is still a number no matter how you see it, and no matter what they will always count for something.

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