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Not a War Song (from Allegra Broughton & Sam Page CD, 2007)

(Solid Air)
August 7, 2007
Allegra Broughton & Sam Page
NOT A WAR SONG

I’m not singing a war song
I’m not singing a peace song
I’m just singing a love song
I keep dreaming that’s all this world needs.

Bombs keep on dropping, Americans go shopping
To fill up that feeling of conscience and guilt
People keep dying, Politicians keep lying
While the names of the fallen get sewn on a quilt


We used to be leaders of freedom and justice
Now we slink in the shadows of yesterday’s light
We used to champion knowledge,compassion & college
Now we face every problem with bullets and and might

I don’t know what the hell happened
I just know it’s gotta change real fast
We can’t wipe out every thing on the planet
Just because we’re gonna run out of gas...

What about global warming,genetic engineered farming
Will burgers and corn chips be the end of us all?
Rev it up on the highway, if you don’t get out of my way
I’ll just run you over while I place my next call...

I’m not singing a war song
I’m not singing a peace song
I’m just singing a love song
I keep dreaming that’s all this world needs,
I keep hoping that’s all this world needs,
I keep praying that’s all this world needs.