Song Lyrics for the Election

In my own wacky mind I’m thinking it might be a good idea to listen to some social justice lyrics on election day. Here are a few that came to me. Feel free to offer your own.

Ten Top Song Lyrics for Election Day . . .

  1. It’s a beautiful day; don’t let it get away . . . without voting (Bono)
  2. What kind of father would take his own daughter’s rights away? And what kind of father might hate his own daughter if she were gay? (Pink)
  3. Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard? (Paul Simon)
  4. So often have I wondered where these homeless brothers go, down in some hidden valley where their sorrows cannot show. (Don McLean)
  5. . . . our children are watching us, they put their trust in us, they’re gonna be like us; so let’s learn from our history, and do it differently (Dixie Chicks)
  6. Cause I’m bluffin’ with my muffin; I’m not lying; I’m just stunnin’ with my love-glue-gunning (Lady Gaga)
  7. I’ve been trying to get down to the heart of the matter, but my will gets weak and my thoughts seem to scatter. But I think it’s about forgiveness. (Don Henley)
  8. It’s just a theory. A particular set of assumptions. It’s just a theory; an educated guess, a conclusion not forgone (Tracy Chapman)
  9. After changes upon changes we are more or less the same. After changes we are more or less the same (Paul Simon)
  10. In times like these and in times like those, what will be will be and so it goes . . . and it always goes on and on and on and on and on. On and on and on and on and on it goes, hmm (Jack Johnson)

One thought on “Song Lyrics for the Election”

  1. How about Phil Ochs: “Love me love me love me I’m a liberal”…. “10 degrees in good times, 10 degrees to the right when it affects them personally”

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