Artist: Bob Dylan
Album: The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
Well, I was feelin' sad and feelin' blue,
I didn't know what in the world I was gonna do,
Them Communists they wus comin' around,
They wus in the air,
They wus on the ground.
They wouldn't gimme no peace. . .
So I run down most hurriedly
And joined up with the John Birch Society,
I got me a secret membership card
And started off a-walkin' down the road.
Yee-hoo, I'm a real John Bircher now!
Look out you Commies!
Now we all agree with Hitlers' views,
Although he killed six million Jews.
It don't matter too much that he was a Fascist,
At least you can't say he was a Communist!
That's to say like if you got a cold you take a shot of malaria.
Well, I wus lookin' everywhere for them gol-darned Reds.
I got up in the mornin' 'n' looked under my bed,
Looked in the sink, behind the door,
Looked in the glove compartment of my car.
Couldn't find 'em . . .
I wus lookin' high an' low for them Reds everywhere,
I wus lookin' in the sink an' underneath the chair.
I looked way up my chimney hole,
I even looked deep inside my toilet bowl.
They got away . . .
Well, I wus sittin' home alone an' started to sweat,
Figured they wus in my T.V. set.
Peeked behind the picture frame,
Got a shock from my feet, hittin' right up in the brain.
Them Reds caused it!
I know they did . . . them hard-core ones.
Well, I quit my job so I could work alone,
Then I changed my name to Sherlock Holmes.
Followed some clues from my detective bag
And discovered they wus red stripes on the American flag!
That ol' Betty Ross . . .
Well, I investigated all the books in the library,
Ninety percent of 'em gotta be burned away.
I investigated all the people that I knowed,
Ninety-eight percent of them gotta go.
The other two percent are fellow Birchers . . . just like me.
Now Eisenhower, he's a Russian spy,
Lincoln, Jefferson and that Roosevelt guy.
To my knowledge there's just one man
That's really a true American: George Lincoln Rockwell.
I know for a fact he hates Commies cus he picketed the movie Exodus.
Well, I fin'ly started thinkin' straight
When I run outa things to investigate.
Couldn't imagine doin' anything else,
So now I'm sittin' home investigatin' myself!
Hope I don't find out anything . . . hmm, great God!
|1||Blowin' In The Wind|
|2||Don't Think Twice, It's All Right|
|3||Let Me Die In My Footsteps|
|4||Bob Dylan's Blues|
|6||Down the Highway|
|7||"Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance"|
|8||I Shall Be Free|
|9||Masters of War|
|11||Girl from the North Country|
|12||Rocks and Gravel|
|13||Gamblin' Willie's Dead Man's Hand|
|14||Talkin' John Birch Blues|
|15||A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall|
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|Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan Album Lyrics|
|1.||Blowin' In The Wind|
|2.||Don't Think Twice, It's All Right|
|3.||Let Me Die In My Footsteps|
|4.||Bob Dylan's Blues|
|6.||Down the Highway|
|7.||"Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance"|
|8.||I Shall Be Free|
|9.||Masters of War|
|11.||Girl from the North Country|
|12.||Rocks and Gravel|
|13.||Gamblin' Willie's Dead Man's Hand|
|14.||Talkin' John Birch Blues|
|15.||A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall|
|1||The Story of East Orange|
|3||Talkin' Bear Mountain Massacre|
|4||Riding In My Car|
|5||A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall|
|6||That Lucky Old Sun|
|1||Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros|
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