"America" as written by and Wendy Melvoin Lisa Coleman....
Yeah
Peace!

Aristocrats on a mountain climb
Making money, losing time
Communism is just a word
But if the government turn over
It'll be the only word that's heard

America, America
God shed his grace on thee
America, America
Keep the children free

Little sister making minimum wage
Living in a one-room jungle-monkey cage
Can't get over, she's almost dead
She may not be in the black
But she's happy she ain't in the red

America, America
God shed his grace on thee
America, America
Keep the children free

Freedom
Love
Joy
Peace

Jimmy Nothing never went to school
They made him pledge allegiance
He said it wasn't cool
Nothing made Jimmy proud
Now Jimmy lives on a mushroom cloud

America, America
God shed his grace on thee
America, America
Keep the children free

America, America
God shed his grace on thee
America, America
Keep the children free

Freedom
Love
Joy
Peace

Boom, boom, boom, boom
The bomb go
Boom, boom, boom, boom
The bomb go boom
Teacher, why won't Jimmy pledge allegiance?


Lyrics submitted by Jamie Starr

"America" as written by Wendy Melvoin Lisa Coleman

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThe beginning of this song (Not lyrically but instumentally) sounds very similar to his other song "Baby I'm a Star", when played in concert on the "Live" home video from back in '85.
    jtm101583on February 18, 2009   Link

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