"Gone" as written by Scot Golley, Daniel Benjamin Yemin, David J Palaitis, Ari Zev Katz and Peter M Martin....
Look at all those fancy clothes
But these gonna keep us warm, just like those
What about your soul?
Is it cold?
Is it straight from the mold and ready to be sold?

Cars and phones and diamond rings, bling bling
Those are only removable things
What about your mind, does it shine?
Or are there things that concern you more than your time?

Gone
Goin'
Gone everything
Gone give a damn
Gone be the birds when they don't want to sing
Gone people all awkward with their things
Gone

Look at you out to make a deal
You try be appealing but you lose your appeal
What about those shoes you're in today?
They'll do no good on the bridges you brought along the way, oh
You willing to sell anything, gone with your head
Leave your footprints, well shame them with our words
Gone people, all careless and consumed, gone

Gone
Goin'
Gone everything
Gone give a damn
Gone be the birds if they don't want to sing
Gone people all awkward with their things
Gone


Lyrics submitted by jw11

"Gone" as written by Josiah Johnson Chris Zasche

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    General CommentI've been a fan of Jack for a long time now. When I heard this "new" song on a live bootleg of the Bimbo's show I got chills. This song is special
    BenHarperon May 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commentjust hear jack play this live at the sasquatch festival. awesome song so much meaning and emotion he puts into it. also he got a great crowd reaction after the "bling bling"
    rugbyrobon May 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentjust hear jack play this live at the sasquatch festival. awesome song so much meaning and emotion he puts into it. also he got a great crowd reaction after the "bling bling"
    rugbyrobon May 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti like the lyrics to this song...i think maybe its about an ex girlfriend...or someone he knew in the past who made it big. they have all these fancy things...nice clothes and diamonds and cars and money...but like he says in the song "and what about those shoes you're in today they'll do no good on the bridges you've burnt along the way..." i think that is telling this person that no matter how rich you are now and no matter how much you try to show it off...you severed a lot of relationships to get there...and was it really worth it? and the part "leave your footprints
    and we'll shame them with our words" i like..because its so true. if someone changes you sooooo much and then leaves you for something "better" no matter what it is, you will always hold a grudge against them...
    mandersusfon August 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is definately about how much people cherish material things in life more than relationships, it might be about a particular person, like an old girlfriend...or it could just be about people in general. but i totally know what he means in this song, these lyrics mean alot to me. when he says"gone people
    all awkward with their things gone." it pretty much sums it up, because hes saying that once you have all your stupid material things...youll be left always looking for something more.
    jackbenanddashboardon September 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love jack johnson. i live in Santa barbara (where he went to school) You don't even have to listen to the words, although it makes it all that much better, just listen to the music. It reminds me of home and exactly the mood in SANTA BARBARA!!!
    punkrawk3on May 10, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love jack johnson. i live in Santa barbara (where he went to school) You don't even have to listen to the words, although it makes it all that much better, just listen to the music. It reminds me of home and exactly the mood in SANTA BARBARA!!!
    punkrawk3on May 10, 2003   Link
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    General CommentSuch an awesome song with a great message
    youneverknowon June 06, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI'm goin to see jack Johnson play in less than i week!!!!! I'm soo excited and this song is awesome!
    blondie_06on June 22, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwhy isnt this song more popular?
    its the best
    kimberon October 18, 2004   Link

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