Revolution

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You say you want a revolution
Well, you know
We all want to change the world

You tell me that it's evolution
Well, you know
We all want to change the world

But when you talk about destruction
Don't you know that you can count me out
Don't you know it's gonna be all right?
All right, all right

You say you got a real solution
Well, you know
We'd all love to see the plan

You ask me for a contribution
Well, you know
We're all doing what we can

But if you want money
For people with minds that hate
All I can tell is brother you have to wait
Don't you know it's gonna be all right?
All right, all right

You say you'll change the constitution
Well, you know
We all want to change your head

You tell me it's the institution
Well, you know
You better free you mind instead

But if you go carrying pictures of chairman Mao
You ain't going to make it with anyone anyhow
Don't you know it's gonna be all right?
All right, all right

All right, all right, all right
All right, all right, all right
All right, all right!

Revolution (unreleased cover)
Written byJohn Lennon and Paul McCartney
Performed byThis song is unreleased by Elvis Costello, but he was one of several guests (also including Sheryl Crow, Rob Thomas, Michael J. Fox, and Denis Leary) who joined Beatles cover band The Fab Faux to perform it at a 2006-11-11 concert in New York.
Elvis had previously performed a snippet of the song as part of a medley with Pump It Up in some concerts.


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Recordings by other artists

 Artist  Year  Release  Links
The Beatles  1968  "B-side" of "Hey Jude" Discogs
 The Thompson Twins  1985 Here's To Future Days AmazonAmazon.ukDiscogs
Billy Bragg  1991  "Accident Waiting To Happen" CD single AmazonAmazon.ukDiscogs
 Stone Temple Pilots  2001  "A-side" of single Discogs
 Phish  2002 Live Phish 13 Amazon.ukDiscogs

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