"Instant Karma (John Lennon cover)" as written by and John Lennon....
Instant karma's gonna get you
Gonna knock you right on the head
You better get yourself together
Pretty soon you're gonna be dead
What in the world you thinking of
Laughing in the face of love
What on earth you tryin' to do
It's up to you, yeah you

Instant karmas gonna get you
Gonna look you right in the face
Better get yourself together darlin'
Join the human race
How in the world you gonna see
Laughin' at fools like me
What on earth do you think you are
A super star
Well, right you are

Well we all shine on
Like the moon and the stars and the sun
Well we all shine on
On and on and on

Instant karmas gonna get you
Gonna knock you off your feet
Better recognize your brothers
Everyone that you meet
Why in the world are we here
Surely not to live in pain and fear
Why on earth are you there
When you're everywhere
Come get your share

Well we all shine on
Like the moon and the stars and the sun
Yeah we all shine on
On and on and on and on

Well we all shine on
Like the moon and the stars and the sun
Yeah we all shine on
Come on and on and on and on

Shine on
Shine on
Shine on
Come on and on and on and on


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"Instant Karma" as written by John Lennon

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    General CommentGreat version of the Lennon classic...I like the fact that U2 didn't try to radically change or re-do the song. It stays true to the original.
    T_Capon July 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYes, and now I HAVE to listen to god part II!
    young_jableson January 10, 2009   Link

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