Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Last Of The Protest Singers by Harry Chapin. Please check back for more Harry Chapin lyrics.

Last Of The Protest Singers Lyrics

Artist: Harry Chapin
Album: Last Protest Singer

He's the last of the protest singers,
Selling truth and commitment,
He don't get much work these days,
He's billed as a novelty act,
And he stands there with his thumb out,
Hitching a ride towards the rainbow,
That only he sees shining there,
They say he's a fool, and that's a fact,
Oh, oh, oh€.

Yes he's the last of the protest singers,
Staring, as he's strumming,
For he sees the dark clouds coming now,
And he says he feels those first few drops,
He sees he cannot reach them,
So he tries to sing out louder,
And I say, "you're getting hoarser boy,
He says, "should I give up and stop?"
Oh, oh, oh€

Chorus:

But I say, "that's really not good enough, cause there's enough of that kind of stuff"
And I say, "that's really not good enough, cause there's enough of that kind of stuff"
And he says, "I can't believe nobody cares anymore,
And he says, "I can't believe nobody shares anymore,
And he says, "I can't believe nobody cares like before,
He says, "I can't believe it's really true, don't you care anymore?"

Yes he's the last of the protest singers,
But sometimes I believe him,
As he stands on his cold street corner saying,
"It's what I say not what I am",
But late at night, I hold him,
He shivers and starts his crying and says,
"Should I just play some rock and roll,
cause nobody really gives a damn?"
Oh, oh, oh€

Chorus:

Yes he's the last of the protest singers,
Selling truth and commitment,
He don't get much work these days,
He's billed as a novelty act,
And he stands there with his thumb out,
Hitching a ride towards the rainbow,
That only he sees shining there,
They say he's a fool, and that's a fact,
Oh, oh, oh€

There's enough of that kind of stuff!

Chorus:

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
Harry Chapin Lyrics
Harry Chapin Last Protest Singer Lyrics

More Harry Chapin Music Lyrics:
Harry Chapin - Any Old Kind of Day Lyrics
Harry Chapin - Dreams Go By Lyrics
Harry Chapin - I Do It For You Jane Lyrics
Harry Chapin - Remember When the Music Lyrics
Harry Chapin - Star Tripper Lyrics
Harry Chapin - They Call Her Easy Lyrics
Harry Chapin - Up On the Shelf Lyrics
Harry Chapin - Vacancy Lyrics