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Original Song Title:

"Eve of Destruction"

Original Performer:

Barry McGuire

Parody Song Title:

"Americanization"

Parody Written by:

Red Rebel

The Lyrics

Uncle Sam has lost it, folks. He's rubbing his hands and snatching whatever he doesn't own.
The Eastern world, it is explodin'
Violence flarin', bullets loadin'
You're old enough to kill, but not for votin'
You don't believe in war, but what's that gun you're totin'
And even the Tikri River has bodies floatin'

But you tell me
Over and over and over again, my friend
Ah, you don't believe
This is
Americanization

Don't you understand what I'm tryin' to say?
Can't you feel the despair I'm feelin' today?
If the button is pushed, there's no runnin' away
There'll be no way to live if the draft's what they give
Take a look around you, kid
It's bound to scare you, kid

And you tell me
Over and over and over again, my friend
Ah, you don't believe
This is
Americanization

Yeah, my blood's so mad, feels like coagulatin'
I'm sitting here just contemplatin'
You can't twist the truth, it knows no regulation
The government prefers annihilation
And marches alone can't stop registration
When human respect is disintegratin'
This whole crazy world is just too frustratin'

And you tell me
Over and over and over again, my friend
Ah, you don't believe
This is
Americanization

Think of all the hate there is overseas
Then take a look around in Washington, DC
You may leave your homeland for 5 days in space
But when you return, your flag's been replaced
The chatter of the guns, the pride and disgrace
You can blow out your brains, but don't leave a trace
Hate your next-door neighbor, but don't forget to say grace

And you tell me over and over and over and over again, my friend
You don't believe
This is
Americanization

Mm, no no, you don't believe
This is
Americanization
Yup, look at our gov., they're pointing, "This's ours! That's ours! Those're ours! We want we want we want we want, us us us us, ours ours ours ours, now now now now..."

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