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SONG LYRICS

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE

Recorded in September of 1969 during a bed-in for peace.
Lead Vocal & Guitar: John Lennon Rhythm Guitar & Backing Vocal: Tommy Smothers Percussion & Backing Vocals: Derek Taylor Backing Vocals: Yoko Ono, Timothy Leary, Alan Ginsberg, and many others


GIVE PEACE A CHANCE
(Lennon & McCartney)

A one two, one two three four
Ev'rybody's talking about
Bagism, Fagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, Tagism
This-ism, that-ism, is-m, is-m, is-m.

All we are saying is give peace a chance
All we are saying is give peace a chance

It's going great!

Yeah, C'mon
Ev'rybody's talking about Ministers,
Sinisters, banisters and canisters
Bishops and fishops and rabbis and pop eyes,
And bye bye, bye byes.

All we are saying is give peace a chance
All we are saying is give peace a chance

Let me tell you now
Ev'rybody's talking about
Revolution, evolution, masturbation,
flagellation, regulation, integrations, meditations, United Nations,
Congratulations.

All we are saying - keep talking - is give peace a chance
All we are saying is give peace a chance

Oh letís stick to it
Ev'rybody's talking about
John and Yoko, Timmy Leary, Rosemary,
Tommy Smothers, Bobby Dylan, Tommy Cooper,
Derek Taylor, Norman Mailer,
Alan Ginsberg, Hare Krishna,
Hare, Hare Krishna

All we are saying is give peace a chance, Come on, come on
All we are saying is give peace a chance 

Lets hear it for the hippies and the Yippies

Evertbody now, come on
All we are saying is give peace
All we are saying  -
You won't get it unless you want it and we want it now - is give peace a chance 
All we are saying  - come together
 - is give peace a chance - come together - all together 
All we are saying is give peace
All we are saying is give peace

We can get it tomorrow - today, or if you want it now, say it it now

All we are saying is give peace

Okay beautiful, yeah....

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