"God Gave Rock And Roll To You" as written by and Russ Ballard....
God gave rock and roll to you
Gave rock and roll to you
Put it in the soul of everyone
God gave rock and roll to you
Gave rock and roll to you
Saved rock and roll for everyone

Love your friend and love your neighbour
Love you life and love your labor
No it's never too late to change your mind
Don't step on snails, don't climb in trees
Love Cliff Richard but please don't tease
It's never too late to change your mind

God gave rock and roll to you
Gave rock and roll to you
Put it in the soul of everyone
God gave rock and roll to you
Gave rock and roll to you
Saved rock and roll for everyone

If you wanna be a singer or play guitar
Man you've gotta sweat or you won't get far
'Coz it's never too late to work nine to five
And if you're young then you'll never grow old
Music can make your dreams unfold
How good it feels to be alive

God gave rock and roll to you
Gave rock and roll to you
Put it in the soul of everyone
God gave rock and roll to you
Gave rock and roll to you

Rock

God gave rock and roll to you
Gave rock and roll to you


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"God Gave Rock and Roll to You" as written by Russ Ballard

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    General CommentDoesn't KISS sing something like this?
    xzullyzombiexon March 12, 2010   Link
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    Song Meaning STATION! - I have to be honest here and say that the Bill and Ted movie introduced this song to me. Great quotes as an intro to the song in the Bill and Ted movie - "We've been to the past... We've been to the future... We've been all around the afterlife... You know,... Ted,... The best place to be, is here... The best time to be, is now... And alls we can say is - Let's Rock!" i just watched the Argent version for the first time while posting this - quite good as well...

    Generally a good song with good words too. The primary premise of the song is about how the higher power (which is technological and has existsd since deep antiquity) is inside of each of us in a way because it commincated with our neurological systems. So one need not pay any extortionists gangs (tithings) to be in touch with the real higher power. Paying taxes is a good idea though, because the roads and other needed things depend on tax dollars and being a societal parasite is unadvisable. Even if you are paid up, not filing tax returns in a timely manner can at times result in some misinterpreting things and falsely thinking that you are a tax evading parasite. Of course, presumptuous actions on the part of such beaurocrats would be counterproductive and so on... - I really have no idea what really being labelled as a tax evader would be like but when I see them walking around it is obvious that they are basically in technological chains. The higher power which is in all of us want to be loving, but part of being loving is dependent on us being lovable.

    The song also refers to cannabis - it is a natural plant which the higher power wants us to use for food, oil, fuel, fibers, herbs, and so on. No requirent on using it for herb but the higher power hates the prohibition of cannabis.

    Also there is the meaning directed towards those who only listen to hip hop or classical or are tunnel visioned musically or just hate music in general. Birds sing and a lot of animals have rythm as well. Anyhow, rock and roll (and music in general) is not evil at all, nor is it unnatural. There have been times that the vatican overtly labelled music with drums as evil, and islam supposedly bans music which does not promote what their definition of peace is... I have heard of religious extremists who hated on dancing, and really a lot of conformists have a history of being weird about gracefullness in general. Nobody is going to have success in trying to say to me not to hold me head high and to not move with natural grace. Women seem to like men who move naturally and with grace in my experiences, so when the human controlled hacking tries to interrupt then some quick feet and rythm can help. Not concerned about tipping them off in that way because apparently they have no idea what real rhthm and real dancing is. What with all the nasty corrupt and anti human things that have happened in the name of the star in some myths they call "god", I would not have chosen to use the "g" word in the song - nor would I risk offending the real higher power which indeed is technological and unimaginably influential by referring to it as "abe" or "god" or "allah" or "ewa" or whatever the monotheist claim to know it alls decide to ill advisadly call it. Perhaps for diplomatic purposes it can be useful to speak pig latin, so to speak. Most if not all catholics I have know seem to agree with me on all these issues, and they do not hate the idea of percussion or consider it evil. Most find extortion offensive and many even call it "ungodly" - though that may be playing into the ironic extortion racket's plan it would seem... Most catholics probably wish that their families had not financed the military opposition to the United States during world war 2 with their tithings, which is indeed much of what tue vatican did with their money. At least the United States Federal Government has some level of transparency concerning how our tax dollars are allocated, and I would contend that a lot of the missallocations are not the fault of the sincere and loyal to the U.S. taxpayers first members of government but rather the fault of the sellouts to foriegn sourced extortion rackets and attempts at imperializing our of the most fari minded of societies...

    What did whomever really wrote this song have against climbing in trees? Seems like the human body can swim, walk, and climb with more natural grace than it can do a lot of othet things - agreed? Also, I noticed some resentment in the singer's facial expressions when he sang the line about loving your labor - musicians and entetainers are types ot slaves really and often do not recieve the respect and sympathy they deserve.

    Some may interpret the Bill and Ted section with this song as sarcastic concerning how world peace abounds as a result of their rock band touring around and playing, but I am personally doubting that there was any attempt to discredit the concept of diplomacy (consiously at least) in the writing of that movie. Doesn't dianne fienstein's current husband have other ways of finding enough to eat and sexual partners than scapegoating and pitting against eachother the rest of humanity? Look at all the money made from a cooperative and expanding humanity in housing for instance... Hunting leasing and pasturing livestock can he profitable and great for the land if done right - as can building dams which makes some very rich... A lot of worthwhile ideas which make money that is not stolen money or dirty money at all. Short sellers are anti human and killing themselves in the long run by being short sellers.

    Anyhow, fun song - gets the attention of some and can be a useful diplomatic tool and I am not joking.
    Industrialhempisnotadrugon April 22, 2017   Link

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