Living on free food tickets Water in the milk from a hole in the roof Where the rain came through What can you do? Tears from your little sister crying Because she doesn't have a dress without a patch for the party to go Oh But you know she'll get by. Because she's living in the love of the common people Smiles from the heart of the family man. Daddy's gonna buy her a dream fo cling to And mama's gonna love her just as much as she can and she can. It's a good thing you donY have busfare It would fall through the whole in your pocket And you'd lose it in the snow on the ground. You gotta walk into town to find a job. 'Ikying to keep your hands warm when the hole in your shoe Let's the snow come through and it chills you to the bone So boy You better go home where it's warm. Where you can live in the love of the common people Smiles from the heart of the family man. Daddy's gonna buy you a dream to cling to And mama's gonna love you just as much as she can and she can. Living on a dream ain't easy But the closer the knit the tighter the fit And the chills stay away You have to take 'em in stride For family pride. You know that faith is your foundation And with a whole lot of love and warm conversation But don't forget to pray it's making it strong where you belong. And we're living on the love of the common people . . . Yes We're living of the love of the common people . . .