"Working Class Hero" as written by and John Lennon....
As soon as your born they make you feel small
By giving you no time instead of it all
Till the pain is so big you feel nothing at all
A working class hero is something to be

They hurt you at home and they hit you at school
They hate you if you're clever and they despise a fool
Till you're so fucking crazy you can't follow their rules
A working class hero is something to be

When they've tortured and scared you for twenty odd years
Then they expect you to pick a career
When you can't really function you're so full of fear
A working class hero is something to be

Keep you doped with religion and sex and TV
And you think you're so clever and you're classless and free
But you're still fucking peasants as far as I can see
A working class hero is something to be
A working class hero is something to be

There's room at the top they are telling you still
But first you must learn how to smile as you kill
If you want to be like the fool on the hill
A working class hero is something to be
A working class hero is something to be
If you want to be a hero, well just follow me


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"Working Class Hero" as written by John Lennon

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    General Commentin my opinion lennon only did 2 decent things: make this song for ozzy to cover and imagine for a perfect circle to cover
    great job ok making this song amazing ozzy
    Dustpanon June 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDon't Hate on Lennon. And the perfect circle cover Imagine was plainly not good, Lennons versrion is much better
    doctorlove08on November 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJohn Lennon was more of an activist than a musician, I say Ozzy did it better, but Lennon did do it first.
    ElectricFuneral91on April 06, 2007   Link

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