When I was young I used to turn up the bass and
Rock out to Billy Jean and Thriller in my basement
When Michael Jackson was a pop sensation
Every second song on the radio station

Remember Axl telling us to have patience
And records sold without any affiliation
When William Hung and music still had no relation
Someone tell Janet, bring back the rhythm nation

No gloves, no zipper coats
No more yellow submarines or kokomos
If we could ask Luther Vandross, I bet he'd wonder the same

Can you tell me what happened to Michael Jackson
And MTV trading music for acting
Avril Lavigne's on the cover of Maxim
Woah-oh woah-oh-oh-oh

And there's a million other people with a lot on their minds
But for me I'm not the type to let a good thing die
If we could bring The Beatles back to rock it one more time
We could turn this mess around one beat at a time

When I was young I used to turn up my headphones
Flip through the pages of the Rolling Stones
I used to turn it up on my drive home
With McJagur singing \"It's Only Rock n' Roll\"

No gloves, no zipper coats
Just rockstars eating their filet mignon
Where did Van Halen put guitar solo's?
I bet they'd wonder the same

Can you tell me what happened to Michael Jackson
And MTV trading music for acting
Avril Lavigne's on the cover of Maxim
Woah-oh woah-oh-oh-oh

Can you tell me what happened to Michael Jackson
And bands reuniting just to get a reaction
Britney should've never covered satisfaction
No, no woah-oh-oh-oh

And there's a million other people with a lot on their minds
But for me I'm not the type to let a good thing die
If we could bring The Beatles back to rock it one more time
We could turn this mess around one beat at a time

You're killing me, stop playing with this whole mirage
And replace the music with hydraulic cars
I'd trade my first favorite Ovation guitar
If we could retrace the steps we've made so far

Can you tell me what happened to Michael Jackson
And MTV trading music for acting
Avril Lavigne's on the cover of Maxim
Woah-oh woah-oh-oh-oh

Can you tell me what happened to Michael Jackson
And bands reuniting just to get a reaction
Britney should've never covered satisfaction
No, no woah-oh-oh-oh


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    General CommentThis is an amazing song and I can't believe no one has commented on it! It's pretty self explanatory..
    Xx_RAiNEon August 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentawesome song :]
    Jesus__freakon April 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's about pop culture and how times have changed, and trevor can't believe how things have gone downhill in his eyes "Avril lavinges on the cover off maxim" and "Britney should have never covered satisfaction" are just two mistakes of pop culture.
    Matthew15on August 26, 2007   Link
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    General CommentKilling me softly with this whole mirage
    And replace the music with hydraulic cars
    I'd trade my first favorite Old fashioned guitar
    If we could retrace the steps we've made so far

    thats the correct verse there
    Matthew15on October 10, 2007   Link

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