Johnny got a gun
Ack Ack Ack Ack
Johnny got a gun
Ack Ack Ack Ack
Like this
Ack Ack Ack Ack
Like this
Ack Ack Ack Ack

All the papers write about Johnny
All the radios shout his name
He grabbed his gun and shot me down
Ack Ack Ack Ack


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    General CommentIt's obviously an anti-war song. Basically it says we glorify people like Johnny for winning wars (All the papers write about Johnny/All the radios shout out his name), but in reality, killing someone shouldn't seem like something to celebrate (He grabbed his gun and shot me down/Ack ack ack ack). Those last two lines really send a chill down my spine every time I hear them.

    By the way, did anyone see the music video for this song? (Yes, they actually made a music video for a song that's not even 30 seconds long.) It's a hilarious video - they pay a tribute to The Three Stooges by acting like them in the video.
    The Minutemanon December 23, 2008   Link

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