[why don't you open me up]
candy cane girl
don't you know your name girl
[yeah]
twelve people gonna ask you just the same girl
what a world
christmas once a year girl
that's three hundred and sixty four tears girl
so when christmas finally comes
and nobody's got a gun
and you think it might be fun
to hang around
think again girl
[why don't you open me up, huh?]
candy cane boy
don't you know your name boy
nine people gonna tell you just the same boy
you're a lone son?
in the middle of a million
and nobody knows how to talk to children
oh, when christmas finally comes
and nobody's got a gun
and you think it might be fun
to get a new toy
think again boy
[oh]
oh when christmas finally comes
and noone's got a gun
and you think it might be fun
to make a stand
think again man


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    General CommentJack and Meg White did not write this song..
    It was originally by the Laughing Hyenas, a really obscure band from Chicago, in the 70's or 80's. Think screamo-punk-ish.
    Btw, this site doesnt have the laughing hyenas, their version of the song is called Candy [*] and in my opinion is way better. Just google it and you'll find out.
    So, if the white stripes are claiming they wrote it, they're lying.
    hanainbeijingon July 14, 2009   Link

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