Give Peace a Chance Lyrics

John Lennon


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: John Lennon
album: Track 17 in album Imagine / Jealous Guy
release date: 1988-1-28
popularity : 1970 users have visited this page.
length: 4:53
mix: André Perry
producer: John Lennon, Yoko Ono
recording: André Perry
composer: John Lennon
lyricist: John Lennon

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Released as a single in 1969 by the Plastic Ono Band

Two, one two three four
Ev'rybody's talking about
Bagism, 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

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.

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

Track Listing

  • 1 Imagine
  • 2 Jealous Guy
  • 3 Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
  • 4 Give Peace a Chance