We live in the land of plenty
But many things aren't plenty anymore
Like the water from our sink
They say's not safe to drink

You gotta go and buy it at the store
Now we're told there's a hole in the ozone
Look what's washing on the beach
And Lord, I believe, from the heavens to the seas
We're bringing Mother Nature to her knees

[Chorus]
So let's leave some blue up above us
Let's leave some green on the ground
It's only ours to borrow, let's save some for tomorrow
Leave it and pass it on down

Well there's a change taking place way on the mountains
Acid rain is falling on the leaves
And down in Brazil, the fires are burning still
How we gonna breathe without them trees

[Chorus]

There's a place where I live called the Canyon
Where Daddy taught me to swim
And that water, it's so pure
And I'm gonna make sure
Daddy's grandkids can swim there like him

Now we all oughta feel just a little bit guilty
When we look into the eyes of our kids
'Cause brothers it's a fact, if we take and don't put back
They'll have to pay for all we did

[Chorus: x 4]

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Pass It On Down Lyrics

Alabama – Pass It On Down Lyrics

Songwriters: ROGERS, RONNIE / GENTRY, TEDDY / ROBINSON, WILL / OWEN, RANDY
Pass It On Down lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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