A Soapbox Opera

Supertramp

I want to tell you something
Listen to me
I'm trying to say, I'm better than you
I am only what I am

We must not stand still
For the night is coming
Every man, every woman and child
Everybody help me

I hear, only what I want to hear
But, I have to believe in something
Have to believe in just one thing
I said father Washington, you're all mixed up
Collecting sinners in an old tin cup
Well, spare a listen for a restless fool
There's something missing when I need your rules

Well hey there, you tell me you're a holy man
But, although I am just a beginner
I don't see you as the winner
I said, sister robinson, you're all washed up
Collecting teardrops in a paper cup
If I could tell you what you need to know
If I could help you to get on with the show

But reverend ebenezer, there's a storm in my head
Makes me hear what you said, just is it true
So, what have I to do?
Well, what has he to do?
Oh, what is there to do?
Oh, oh, oh, oh

Mary, oh tell me what I'm living for
'Cause I feel like I'm tossed in the river
Have you a son to deliver
I said, father Washington, you're all mixed up
Collecting sinners in an old tin cup
You tell the children what they need to know
But will they listen when it's time to go

Oh, sister robinson, you're all washed up
Collecting teardrops in a paper cup
Can someone tell me what I need to know
Can someone help me to get on with the show

Written by: Rick Davies / Roger Hodgson
Sent by Gustavo. Revised by 5 people.
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