David Lingabee Songs & Songwriting

Song#: 15

Album
Name of Song: You know you’re supposed to

You know you’re supposed to
be nice to the man,
But I just don’t want to,
And I don’t really care.

Made to do weird things,
Because I’m a child,
Protect mom’s PR
so she keeps her beguile*.

Can’t you imagine,
You have a child,
That covers up your faults,
Which you hide with your smile.

Seems so absurd,
But it goes on I’m sure,
Your feelings about
all those things you deplore.

Chorus
You know you’re supposed to
do this now they say,
I’m not sure it’s right,
Just to keep up their way.
Genuine people,
So few on this earth,
I’m hoping there’s one
That recalls their own worth.
______

You know you’re supposed to
be nice to the man,
But I just don’t want to,
And I don’t really care.

Made to do weird things,
Because I’m a child,
Protect mom’s PR
so she keeps her beguile*.

Chorus
You know you’re supposed to
do this now they say,
I’m not sure it’s right,
Just to keep up their way.
Genuine people,
So few on this earth,
I’m hoping there’s one
That recalls their own worth.

______

Can’t you imagine,
You have a child,
Used to deflect all your faults,
Which you hide with your smile.

Seems so absurd,
But it goes on I’m sure,
Your feelings about
all those things you deplore.

Chorus
You know you’re supposed to
do this now they say,
I’m not sure it’s right,
Just to keep up their way.
Genuine people,
So few on this earth,
I’m hoping there’s one
That recalls their own worth.

______

Bridge
Come all ye brothers
And sisters alike,
Gather your strength
And end off your strike.
Strut your own being,
Let others be part
of the greatest revive
for the spirits who have heart.
______

Can’t you imagine,
You have a child,
Used to deflect all your faults,
Which you hide with your smile.

Seems so absurd,
But it goes on I’m sure,
Your feelings about
all those things you deplore.

Chorus
You know you’re supposed to
do this now they say,
I’m not sure it’s right,
Just to keep up their way.
Genuine people,
So few on this earth,
I’m hoping there’s one
That recalls their own worth.

______

You know you’re supposed to
be nice to the man,
But I just don’t want to,
And I don’t really care.

Made to do weird things,
Because I’m a child,
Protect mom’s PR
so she keeps her beguile*.

Can’t you imagine,
You have a child,
Used to deflect all your faults,
Which you hide with your smile.

Seems so absurd,
But it goes on I’m sure,
Your feelings about
all those things you deplore.

Chorus
You know you’re supposed to
do this now they say,
I’m not sure it’s right,
Just to keep up their way.
Genuine people,
So few on this earth,
I’m hoping there’s one
That recalls their own worth.

_______

* beguile – to interest and attract someone

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