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Revolution
by Jools Holland Big Band
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Revolution Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
You say you want a revolution
Well, you know
We all want to change the world
You tell me that it's evolution
Well, you know
We all want to change the world
Verse 2
But when you talk about destruction
Don't you know that you can count me out?
Verse 3
Don't you know it's gonna be alright?
(You know its gonna be) alright?
(You know its gonna be) alright?
Verse 4
You say you've got a real solution
Well, you know
We'd all love to see the plan
You ask me for a contribution
Well, you know
We're all doing what we can
Verse 5
But if you want money for people with minds that hate
All I can tell is, brother, you'll have to wait
Verse 6
Don't you know it's gonna be alright?
(You know its gonna be) alright?
(You know its gonna be) alright?
Verse 7
You say you'll change the constitution
Well, you know
We all want to change your head
You tell me it's the institution
Well, you know
You'd better free your mind instead
Verse 8
But if you go carrying pictures of Chairman Mao
You ain't gonna make it with anyone anyhow
Verse 9
Don't you know it's gonna be alright?
(You know its gonna be) alright?
(You know its gonna be) alright?
(You know its gonna be) alright?

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