Genre - Folk
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John Doe - Song Lyrics

John Doe - Copyright 2006 Charles Sjolander

John Doe

Written 1993

Verse 1:
I just had the strangest thought
what if everyone was the same
matching outfits that we bought
all signed for with one name
John Doe on every driver's license
everywhere you look
to me it wouldn't make much sense
filling up the telephone book

Refrain:
differences make the world go round
different voices making different sounds
different faces make me smile
differences make life worth while

Verse 2:
what if everyone was the same
what a drag that would be
locked in a dull eternal game
no individuality
imagine going to a movie
and up there on the screen was you
you might think "hey groovy"
but then you'd know the ending too

Refrain.

Verse 3:
I think that everyone would sleep
from boredom's suffocating hand
we all would utter not a peep
as silence hung upon the land
there is no way around it
no getting past the point
if this is hell you've found it
the world would be one messed up joint

Refrain.

I just had the strangest thought
what if everyone was the same