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I woke up this mornin', and the world was gray.
Haven't seen the sun since they hauled me away.
The boss man says there's no use in tryin',
He won't let me color outside of the lines.

Got these chains on me,
And, they're draggin' me down.
Got these chains on me,
Hear that clankin' sound?
Got these chains on me,
Mister, hear my song.
Don't say imagination is morally wrong.

Mm-hmm-hmm
Drink of water, boss?

As long as I've been here I got nothin' to show,
Try to make somethin' but the boss says no
Wanna be creative but the man won't hear it
That big boss man is tryin' to crush my spirit

Got these chains on me,
They won't let me fly
Got these chains on me,
Won't tell me why
Got these chains on me
Mister, hear my song.
Don't say imagination is morally wrong
No, they won't let us dance or bang that gong,
'Cause they say imagination is morally wrong!



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    UnregisteredJan 2, 2014 at 5:04 pm
    I love phineas and ferb and they always make me laugh but thus song in particular made me think about my life and the chains that bring me down since I want one think and my family wants another and in that way they are crushing my spirit and not letting me be creative, not letting me show who I am so I really relate to this song and I now understand that this show is not all fun and games and neither is life. I guess what I'm trying to say is don't do what I did and let people take you for who your not, if you feel your in chains I'm sure there is a key somewhere. Just remember who you are and be proud of it.

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