"Love Is A Good Thing" as written by Sheryl Crow and Tad Wadhams....
Watch out sister watch out brother
Watch our children while they kill each other
With a gun they bought at Walmart discount stores
Welcome to the hallway metal detector just been installed...hey

Isn't cops and robbers gettin' to be a big bore
Mary Mary quite contrary close the door now it's much too scary
And you might see something you wish you hadn't seen
Out of sight out of time out of patience, and I'm out of my mind

Governor, tell me what does it mean
Dance children, dance to the beat,
Want to be a hippy cause life was so sweet
Good-morning hate

Dance children, dance to the beat,
Want to rock and roll up and down the street,
I've got a message
Love is a good thing
Love is a good thing
Love is a good thing

Politicians on a mission, build them up, bring them down
For the good of the "system",
Well we don't like the way you live your life
I got one thing I must express, we try our criminals in the press
Justice is a fading light

Mary, Mary quite contrary, close the door now, it's much too scary
And you might see something you wish you hadn't seen
Out of sight, out of time, out of patience, and I'm out of my mind
Governor, tell me what does it mean

Dance children, dance to the beat,
Want to be a hippy cause life was so sweet
Good-morning hate
Dance children, dance to the beat,

Want to rock and roll up and down the street,
I've got a message
Love is a good thing
Love is a good thing
Love is a good thing


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"Love is a Good Thing" as written by Sheryl Crow Charles Hastings Iii Wadhams

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    General Commenti think that this song is sheryl trying to say that people need to hate less and love more. also it's talking about how messed up society is in general.

    whatever it means, it's an awesome song.
    mckeep44on July 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt seems like Sheryl's listing the social changes she had been witnessing, and offering up love as a solution.

    The line "Mary, Mary, quite contrary/ Close the door now/ It's much too scary," symbolizes the world's willingness to try and ignore pressing issues like violence in schools and an unjust court system. The world would rather close the door than face the "much too scary" problems facing them.
    aemitton May 08, 2010   Link

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