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John Butler Trio – One Way Road lyrics

They come they take
It's never enough because they can't relate
To the real world, thinking that the oyster is just for the pearl
They start those wars
They want to own the land, sea and all the stars
And right those wrongs
They change their history with their poison forked tongue.

All right, whos they?
A maybe it's the government of today
Or B for the big business man who thinks the whole world yeah revolves around him
Or C for the corrupt official for A and B he be the man in the middle
Or D for discoverer for Cook and Columbus and the pirate plunderer.

Doesn't mean I aint got to fight now just because I don't got a gun
The lyrical is heavier than lead and this guitar is my canon
Just like my Martin and Mahatma I'm gonna love I'm gonna over come
Maybe it's E for all of the above but I don't want to be

Wrong way going down the one way road
Wrong way going down the one way road
Wrong way going down the one way road
Gonna turn it all around gonna back it on up
Wrong way going down the one way road
Wrong way going down the one way road
Wrong way going down the one way road
Gonna turn it all around gonna back it on up

These men who they say we should follow
But we can't follow men if their hearts are hollow and
Mmmm yes how can we respect puppet regimes we do not elect?
Straight up straight up staight up like Pinocchio
And every time they lie man the fire just grows so
I'm gonna be a part of the solution
Raise your hand if you believe in revolution

Doesn't mean I aint gotta fight now
Just because I don't got a gun
The lyrical is heavier than lead and
This guitar is my canon
Just like Martin and Mahatma
I'm gonna love I'm gonna over come
Maybe it's E for all of the above but I don't want to be

Livin' in a pantomime, livin' in the fantasy oh
I don't wanna be don't wanna be
I don't wanna be don't wanna be no
Livin' in a pantomime, livin' in the fantasy yo
I don't wanna be don't wanna be
I don't wanna be don't wanna be no

Wrong way going down the one way road
Wrong way going down the one way road
Wrong way going down the one way road
Gonna turn it all around gonna back it on up
Wrong way going down the one way road
Wrong way going down the one way road
Wrong way going down the one way road
Gonna turn it all around gonna back it on up



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/john_butler_trio/one_way_road.html

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