Fixing America In 500 Words Or Less


Chapter 68

IT DON'T ROCK LIKE ELVIS
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       In this dot.com bubble age some folks have all the luck
       They can afford an SUV bigger than a garbage truck
       They can get their news on cell phones, hitch a ride up to the moon
       Aní sell tickets to a wide-screen movie in their liviní room

              But it donít rock like Elvis and it donít roll like Jerry Lee
              Aní thereís no one to inform us like Walter Cronkite on tv
              Any line thatís genuine is censored off the radio
              And freedomís just another word for a memory long ago

       Corporate heads make enough to buy a great castle in the sand
       With plenty left over to bribe each and every congressman
       Though most kids can't afford a seat, hot dog or ice cream
       Others inherit enough to buy their very own pro ball team

              But it donít rock like Elvis and it donít roll like Jerry Lee
              Aní thereís no one to inform us like Walter Cronkite on tv
              Any line thatís genuine is censored off the radio
              And freedomís just another word for a memory long ago

       Thereís a lotíta talk in this new century about spreadiní democracy
       While we sing about a land God once blessed from sea to shining sea,
              yeah

              But it no longer rocks like Elvis and it donít roll like Jerry Lee
              Aní thereís no one to inform us like Walter Cronkite on tv
              You know, every line thatís genuine is censored off the radio
              And freedomís just another word for a memory long ago

              It's damn hard to find real country and good times just don't wan'na roll
              And freedomís just another word for a memory long ago





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