Livin' in America

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Donna Summer

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012), known by the stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer and songwriter who gained prominence during the disco era of the late 1970s. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Summer was the first artist to have three consecutive double albums … more »

Straight outta school but still just a fool
Thought the streets were paved with gold
He moved off the block and
Found he was lost
In a world he'd never known
He had to hustle so he could pay the rent
Played all the aces and wound up president
You see it's okay
Got to find your own way
Keep on trying all day
And you know your time will come
You'll get your chance to run

You're livin' in America
You're livin' in the home of the dream
You're livin' in America
Just make it what you want it to be

Soap opera child with hope in her eyes
Lookin' for a starrin' role
She came into town and acted the clown
Had a long, long way to go
Waitin' on tables and pumpin' gasoline
She served and agent, 
Now she's a movie queen
You see it's okay
Got to find your own way
Keep on tryin' all day
And you know the time will come
For each and everyone

You're livin' in America
You're livin' in the home of the dream
You're livin' in America
Just make it what you want it to be

You'll stand alone on a long hard road
With a crowd that you can't see
Just start by steppin' out
Then let your mind run free

You're livin' in America
You're livin' in the home of the dream
You're livin' in America
Just make it what you want it to be

It's okay
You're livin' in the USA
Find your dream
You know that dream can set
You free

It's okay
We're part of the United State
You and me
Can be just what we want to be
He's okay
He left the block and reached
The top
She's all right
The agent put her name in lights

He's okay
He's paid his rent he's president
She's all right
She's on your TV screen tonight

Written by: STEVEN LEE LUKATHER, DAVID WALTER FOSTER, DONNA SUMMER, RODNEY L. TEMPERTON

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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