The World The Way I Want It Song Lyrics and Chords

Tom T. Hall

Tom T. Hall - The World The Way I Want It 1968 (Country Music Greats)

 

The World The Way I Want It Song Lyrics and Chords by Tom T. Hall

 

The World The Way I Want It
Written and Recorded by Tom T. Hall
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I’d feed all those hungry children down by the tracks
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I’d give Mom and Dad some of their young years back
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I’d let all those crippled children get up and run
 
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take the blind and lead them out  
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into the shining  
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If I could  
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have the world the way I want it
 
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day tomorrow could be
 
If I could  
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have the world the way I want it
 
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would set these  
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children 
 
 
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free
I’d pay the debts of all the poor and let them start anew
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I’d find each man who wants to work a decent job to do
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I’d give hope to the hopeless and I’d give the sick their health
 
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give the high and mighty heart to  
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share the nation’s  
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wealth
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I’d take all those sad and hungry people off of the street
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Each weary walking traveler would have shoes upon his feet
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I’d find the young men in the far off places of the world
 
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bring them home to see their fathers  
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mothers and their  
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girls
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The World The Way I Want It?
– The song The World The Way I Want It was sang by Tom T. Hall.

 

Who is Tom T. Hall?
– Thomas T. Hall (born May 25, 1936) is an American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, novelist, and short-story writer. He has written 12 No. 1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the No. 1 international pop crossover smash “Harper Valley PTA” and the hit “I Love”, which reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. He is included in Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Songwriters. He became known to fans as “The Storyteller,” thanks to his storytelling skills in his songwriting.

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