"Casper, The Friendly Ghost (Daniel Johnston cover)" as written by and Daniel Johnston....
He was smiling through his own personal hell
Dropped his last dime down a wishing well
But he was hoping too close
And then he fell
Now he's Casper, the friendly ghost

He was always polite to the people who'd tell him
That he was nothing but a lazy bum
But goodbye to them he had to go
Now he's Casper, the friendly ghost


Nobody treated him nice
While he was alive
You can't buy no respect
Like the librarian said
But everybody respects the dead
They love the friendly ghost

And we'll never forget
What he learned us
We were mean to him
But he burned us
And love lives forever
Thank you, Casper the friendly ghost
Thank you, Casper the friendly ghost
Thank you, Casper the friendly ghost


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    General CommentMike changes a few words in his version but it's a great cover.
    beau99on January 25, 2010   Link

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