"Be Thankful For What You Got" as written by and William Devaughn....
Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac
Gangster whitewalls tv antenna in the back
You may not have a car at all
But just remember brothers and sisters
You can still stand tall
Just be thankful for what you've got
Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac
Diamonds in the back, sunroof top, digging the scene
With a gangster lean gangster whitewalls
TV antenna in the back

You may not have a car at all
But just remember brothers and sisters
You can still stand tall
Just be thankful for what you've got
Diamonds in the back, sunroof top, digging the scene
With a gangster lean ooh ooh ooh
Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac
Gangster whitewalls tv antenna in the back
You may not have a car at all
But just remember brothers and sisters
You can still stand tall
Just be thankful for what you've got
Diamonds in the back, sunroof top, digging the scene
With a gangster lean
With a gangster lean
With a gangster lean


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"Be Thankful for What You Got" as written by William Devaughn

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    Song MeaningThe song's meaning is very obvious. Be appreciative of your current situation in life even if you don't drive that expensive Cadillac you see your neighbour cruising in ("You may not have a car at all, but remember brothers and sisters, you can still stand tall").
    mojammaon March 23, 2014   Link
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    General Commentthis to me is the definitive gangsta song.... my kid wanted to know exactly hat these lines meant
    Diamonds in the back, sunroof top, digging the scene
    With a gangster lean ooh ooh ooh
    Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac
    Gangster whitewalls tv antenna in the back

    so I explained what a white walled tire was and why there were tv antennas in da back, but I told her its not necessarily so specific.

    the words of the song and the sound of the song define a moment in time a moment in time when you imagine yourself kicking back on a sunny day with your girl by your side nowhere to be right away, you are in that laid back super cool gansta state of mind, just cruising the boulevard and checking out the people passing by.
    mamagotsoulon June 23, 2017   Link

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