COMMON MAN
[ country, country-rock, country-folk, Americana ]


                    Well, he lived in the hills, in the rain and cold
                    And was bound to die before he got old
                    Didn't have a job, wife or family
                    But he had a strong heart of integrity

                           He was a common man, tryin' to make a stand
                           From a small town, but you know, he'd been around
                           A common man with a simple plan
                           To lend us all a hand and help us stand up
                           For the common man

                    He chose to hang around with folks of low renown
                    An' there were plenty of clowns tryin' to shake him down
                    But he could see right through their hypocrisy
                    'Cause he knew the real truth that'll make us free

                           He was a common man, tryin' to make a stand
                           From a small town, but you know, he'd been around
                           A common man with a simple plan
                           To lend us all a hand and help us stand up
                           For the common man

                    Yeah, they were looking for a big time hero
                    Looking for a different kind of king
                    But you know, for all you who've got the blues. . .
                    It's good news he brings

                           He was a common man, tryin' to make a stand
                           From a small town, but you know, he'd been around
                           A common man with a simple plan
                           To lend us all a hand and help us stand up
                           For the common man

                           And he can lift us up, from the sinkin' sand
                           Yeah, lend us all a hand and help us stand up
                           Oh, yes he can, for the common man



           


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