When your girlfriend asks you 'round to her house and you meet her folks
And they say that your hair's too long and you're not their kind of bloke
They grab you by the collar and they throw you through the door
You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

You're working very hard to get promotion in your job
But arrive late on morning just because you missed the bus
The foreman say you're fired, 'cause your punctuality's poor
You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

Then you go into a hotel to get put up for the night
And they say that you can't stay there just because your shirt ain't white
You're tired and you hungry, you cannot walk no more
You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

Ain't no money, ain't no woman ain't no roof above your head
So you lay down in the park and you wish that you were dead
The fuss say that you are trespassing and they kick you in the jaw
You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war

You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war
You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war
You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war
You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war
You don't have to be in the army to fight in the war


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    My InterpretationIt's about a man who is homeless who is fighting his own war. George tells him that he doesn't have to be in the Army to fight in the war, since he is battling his own war.
    seeingon June 20, 2015   Link

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