"All You Can Do" as written by and Willy Mason....
Hopelessness in the alley
Alone, draggin' his feet.
He wasn't born that way
But life has just taught him defeat.

So he waits to teach you distrust
From his cold home in the streets.
And hope is all that you can do.

Hopelessness is on the TV
Infecting sea to shining sea.
In the worried eyes of our parents
Try as we might not to believe.

And we tried pill and prescriptions
But drugs won't cure this disease.
Hope is all that you can do.

This is the new year
Nobody knows
Where we are going
What's down the road.

The city is humming.
The country is cold.
But you give me something
Something like hope.

Grew up without parents
To teach us wrong from right.
So we turned towards many heroes
But still we couldn't sleep at night.

So we searched and read and listened
To the songs old prophets sang.
Let's all get together friends
And dance away the rain.

It's time to get together friends
And dance away the rain.

This is the new year
Nobody knows
Where we are going
What's down the road.

The city is humming.
The country is cold.
But you give me something
Something like hope


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"All You Can Do" as written by Willy Mason

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    General Commentanother nice song from Willy, it's so great he sings about how our times feel. We're all so alone, we don't know what is right or wrong, everybody is searching for some meaning but there doesn't seem to be one. So most of us escape form reality by any means possible.

    All we can do is to hope that times will someday change, and the order will appear once again.
    sbtoon September 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti thought that this song was a bit boring but now that i see the lyrics it gains a fair amounts of points.They 're really good.
    veruskaon October 05, 2006   Link

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