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John Mayer – Who Says lyrics
Who says I can't get stoned
Turn off the lights and the telephone
Me in my house alone
Who says I can't get stoned

Who says I can't be free
From all of the things that I used to be
Rewrite my history
Who says I can't be free

It's been a long night in New York City
It's been a long night in Baton Rouge
I don't remember you looking any better
But then again I don't remember you

Who says I can't get stoned
Call up a girl that I used to know
Fake love for an hour or so
Who says I can't get stoned

Who says I can't take time
Meet all the girls in the county line
Wait on fate to send a sign
Who says I can't take time

It's been a long night in New York City
It's been a long night in Austin too
I don't remember you looking any better
But then again I don't remember you

Who says I can't get stoned
Plan a trip to Japan alone
Doesn't matter if I even go
Who says I can't get stoned

It's been a long night in New York City
It's been a long time since 22
I don't remember you looking any better
But then again I don't remember, don't remember you
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    Vince128
    I agree with the two comments above. John is saying who can't tell him to do something he wants to like the second to last verse he says "plan a trip to japan alone, doesn't matter if I even go who says I can't get stoned" meaning that he can plan to go or do anything and even if he doesn't go. Its not your decision its his alone. Keep up the good work John maybe someday we can write together.
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    neoyello124
    It doesn't matter if he is or isn't saying that he wants to get stoned. The line "Who Says I Can't Get Stoned" stands out the most. He says it 6 times and it is the most repeated line. I love the song, but I'm going to dedicate it to the woman who never tried taking care of me, or loving me and just left, the person who was always on the couch, half dead and stoned, my mother.
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    dwalker7969
    I don't think John Mayer is saying he wants to smoke pot. All he is saying is that who is to say I can't do anything. Don't matter if it is legal or illegal. It might rub people the wrong way just cuz of da reference to getting stoned. People only judge the outside of a song rather than the true meaning. In some way songs are like people an people are like books. An everyone know you can't judge a book by its cover. Love the song. Keep making good music!
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      I agree with the two comments above. John is saying who can't tell him to do something he wants to... Read more →
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      It doesn't matter if he is or isn't saying that he wants to get stoned. The line "Who Says I Can't... Read more →

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