What the World Needs Now Is Love

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Billie Jo Spears

Billie Jo Spears (born Billie Jean Spears, January 14, 1937 – December 14, 2011) was an American country music singer. She reached the top-10 of the Country music charts five times between 1969 and 1977, her biggest hit being "Blanket on the Ground", which, in 1975, became her only number one. Sh… more »

What the world needs now is love, sweet love
It's the only thing that there's just too little of
What the world needs now is love, sweet love,
No not just for some but for everyone 

Lord, we don't need another mountain,
 There are mountains and hillsides enough to climb  There are oceans and rivers enough to cross,
 Enough to last till the end of time

What the world needs now is love, sweet love
It's the only thing that there's just too little of
What the world needs now is love, sweet love,
No, not just for some but for everyone 

Lord, we don't need another meadow
 There are cornfields and wheat fields enough to grow
 There are sunbeams and moonbeams enough to shine 
Listen, lord, if you want to go

What the world needs now is love, sweet love
It's the only thing that there's just too little of
What the world needs now is love, sweet love,
No, not just for some but for everyone

Written by: BURT BACHARACH, HAL DAVID

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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