How Many People Lyrics - Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney Flowers in the Dirt cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: Paul Mccartney
release date: 1989-6-5
genres: Electronic Rock
styles: Folk Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock
length: 4:15
producer: Stephen Lipson, Trevor Horn and Paul McCartney
additional producer: Neil Dorfsman
performer: Jah Bunny
recording engineer: Stephen Lipson
background vocals: Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Chris Whitten and Trevor Horn
lead vocals: Paul McCartney and Hamish Stuart
mellotron: Paul McCartney
piano: Paul McCartney
guitar: Paul McCartney and Stephen Lipson
tambourine: Paul McCartney
flugelhorn: Paul McCartney
electric bass guitar: Paul McCartney
programming: Stephen Lipson
keyboard: Trevor Horn
drum machine: Chris Whitten
cymbal: Chris Whitten
assistant recording engineer: Heff Moraes
mixer: Neil Dorfsman
assistant mixer: Noel Harris
composer: Paul McCartney
lyricist: Paul McCartney
dedication: Chico Mendes
Dedicated to the memory of Chico Mendes, Brazilian rain forest campaigner


AH - YEAH -
YES, HOW MANY - YEAH.

HOW MANY PEOPLE
STAND IN A LINE?
HOW MANY PEOPLE
NEVER GET A CHANCE TO SHINE?
IF YOU CAN TELL ME,
I'LL GLADLY LISTEN.
HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE DIED?

ONE TOO MANY RIGHT NOW FOR ME,
I WANNA BE HAPPY, I WANNA BE FREE, YEAH.
ONE TOO MANY RIGHT NOW FOR ME,
I WANNA SEE ORDINARY PEOPLE LIVING PEACEFULLY.

DOO, DOO, DOO,
DOO, DOO, DOO.

HOW MANY PEOPLE (ah-)
GO FOR A RIDE? (ah-)
HOW MANY PEOPLE (ah-)
NEVER MAKE IT THROUGH TO THE OTHER SIDE? (ah -)
IF YOU CAN TELL ME, (ah-)
I'LL GLADLY LISTEN, (ah-)
HOW MANY PEOPLE (ah) HAVE CRIED?

ONE TOO MANY RIGHT NOW FOR ME, YEH, FOR ME,
I WANNA BE HAPPY, I WANNA BE FREE, YEAH.
YEAH, WELL, ONE TOO MANY RIGHT NOW FOR ME.
I WANT TO SEE ORDINARY PEOPLE LIVING PEACEFULLY, YEAH-HEY-HEY.

DOO, DOO, DOO,
DOO, DOO, DOO,
UH, UH, UH, DOO, DOO.

OH NOW, HEY NOW, NOW, HEY NOW, NOW, HEY NOW, HEY!

HOW MANY PEOPLE (ah-)
WILL IT TAKE? (ah-)
HOW MANY PEOPLE (ah-)
FOR GOODNESS SAKE? (ah-)
HOW MANY PEOPLE? (ah-)
(Ah-)
HOW MANY PEOPLE? (ah-)
ONE TOO MANY! (ah-)
(Ah-)
ONE TOO MANY, RIGHT NOW! (ah-)

HOW MANY PEOPLE? (ah-)
ONE TOO MANY, RIGHT NOW! (ah-)
HOW MANY PEOPLE? (ah-)
ONE TOO MANY! (ah-)
HEY! HEY! (ah-)
WELL, HEY! HEY! (ah-)
ONE TOO MANY, RIGHT NOW! (ah-)
WELL, HEY! HEY! (ah-)
ONE TOO MANY, RIGHT NOW! (ah-)
HEY! HEY! (ah-)





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Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 My Brave Face
  • 2 Rough Ride
  • 3 You Want Her Too
  • 4 Distractions
  • 5 We Got Married
  • 6 Put It There
  • 7 Figure of Eight
  • 8 This One
  • 9 Don't Be Careless Love
  • 10 That Day Is Done
  • 11 How Many People
  • 12 Motor of Love
  • 13 Ou est le soleil