Mamas pack their lunches, kiddies pack their guns
Wishing it will go away, but nothing's getting done
A shot heard 'round the world, when a mother's baby dies
We the people, point our fingers, blame and wonder why
Face it and fight or turn high tail and run
'Til it comes back again like the rising sun
Say they do all they can, it's just another lie
The answer's plain to see, nobody wants to try
There's no recess and no rules in the school of life
I f you listen very closely you will see what it's like
Have cool, will travel
Tell myself it ain't true, they just cannot see
Grown up or sewn up, the medicine is worse than the disease
I have cool, will travel
Here we go



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Have Cool, Will Travel Lyrics as written by Dave Mustaine

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    It's about school shootings. Mothers pack their kids lunches thinking it will be a normal day but it isn't going to be. After the killings are done the media wonder why it happened.

    We the people, point our fingers, blame and wonder why.

    Things like this are concluded by video games and violence on tv.

    There's no recess and no rules in the school of life.

    Best lyrics in this whole song. This tells us to expect anything to happen.

    rust in peaceon July 05, 2005   Link
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    The name Have Cool, Will Travel came from a dream dave mustaine had, he dreamt nick menza was leaving the band and his last words are "Have cool, will travel" but yeah rust in peace got the song meaning right

    Metal_Up_Ya_Ass_Jayon August 27, 2005   Link
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    'Theres no recess and no rules in the school of life' , amazing- The medicines worse than the disease then some nonsensical line like Have cool will travel. The mans brilliance is off the charts. Good Song.

    altd2on March 06, 2007   Link

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