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The world is just a great big onion
And hate & fear are the spices that make it fly
Oh (Uh-huh) baby
And the only way to get rid
Of this great big onion
Is to plant love seeds until it dies
(Wooo) Uh-huh
Hey world, we got a great big job to do
Yeah, we need you
And everybody pull us through
Folks you know we got to clean up this place
And reach for a higher goal
(Yeah) Yes we do now
We got to be head-strong about rightin' the wrong
And make a lot more happy souls
Oh baby

The world is just a great big onion
And I don't care it's the face people like to wear
Oh yes it is (baby)
And the only way to get rid
Of this great big onion
Every single soul's got to do their share
Tell 'em about it baby
Uh-huh (woo)
Come on
Let's knock on every door (Woo)
Tell 'em love is the answer
Whether the're rich or poor
Ah yeah
Now we don't care what you do,
How you look or your status claim baby
You'll know (Ooh)
Because brothers & sisters from now on
It's gonna be everyones name
Uh-huh (Ohh)

The world (the world) is just a great big onion
And pain & fear are the spices that make you cry
Yes it is (Oh baby)
And the only way to get rid
Of this great big onion
Is to plant love seeds
Now everybody got to plant love seeds
Come on and plant love seeds
Until it dies
The world is just a great big onion



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