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Neil Young – Revolution Blues lyrics

Well, we live in a trailer
At the edge of town
You never see us
'cause we don't come around.
We got twenty five rifles
Just to keep
The population down.
But we need you now,
And that's why
I'm hangin' 'round.
So you be good to me
And I'll be good to you,
And in this land of conditions
I'm not above suspicion
I won't attack you,
But I won't back you.

Well, it's so good to be here,
Asleep on your lawn.
Remember your guard dog?
Well, I'm afraid
That he's gone.
It was such a drag
To hear him
Whining all night long.
Yes, that was me with the doves,
Setting them free
Near the factory
Where you built your computer,
I hope you get the connection,
'cause I can't take
The rejection
I won't deceive you,
I just don't believe you.

Well, I'm a barrel of laughs,
With my carbine on
I keep 'em hoppin',
Till my ammunition's gone.
But I'm still not happy,
I feel like
There's something wrong.
I got the revolution blues,
I see bloody fountains,
And ten million dune buggies
Comin' down the mountains.
Well, I hear that Laurel Canyon
Is full of famous stars,
But I hate them worse than lepers
And I'll kill them
In their cars.

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