"If I Had A Gun" as written by and Rodney Linderman Joseph Genaro....
Would I be amused
Would you be impressed
That I had the power
To put a hole into your chest?
When the kids are crying
And the welfare check's been spent
Would I rob a liquor store
To get some money for the rent?

If I had a gun

Would I start smoking Marlboros?
Would I stop smoking Kents?
Would I gain some new respect?
Would I gain some confidence?
Would I suddenly go crazy
And shoot my family?
And see myself years later
On some crime show on TV

If I had a gun

Would I wear it in a holster?
Would I keep it concealed?
Would I put it on the table
Every time that I'm misdealed?
When I hear a nearby gunshot
When I'm up at night alone
Would I feel a little safer
Here in my urban home?

If I had a gun

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"If I Had a Gun" as written by Dean Sabatino David Schulthise

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    General CommentGreat anti-gun song with a very funny cover on the single.
    TonyInPortlandon March 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt has been over ten years since my original post. This is one of the greatest Dead Milkmen songs. No one else has any thoughts?
    TonyInPortlandon April 20, 2015   Link

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