Tom Sawyer

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Rush is a Canadian rock band formed in August 1968, in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario. The band is composed of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist and backing vocalist Alex Lifeson, and drummer, percussionist and lyricist Neil Peart. The band and its membe… more »

A modern day warrior 
Mean, mean stride 
Today's Tom Sawyer 
Mean, mean pride 

 Though his mind is not for rent
Don't put him down as arrogant 
He reserves the quiet defense
 Riding out the day's events 
The river 

What you say about his company 
Is what you say about society
 Catch the mist, catch the myth
 Catch the mystery, catch the drift 

The world is, the world is
Love and life are deep
 Maybe as his skies are wide

Today's Tom Sawyer 
He gets by on you
And the space he invades 
He gets by on you

No, his mind is not for rent
To any God or government  Always hopeful yet discontent 
He knows changes aren't permanent 
But change is

What you say about his company 
Is what you say about society
 Catch the witness, catch the wit
 Catch the spirit, catch the spit

The world is, the world is
Love and life are deep
 Maybe as his eyes are wide

Exit the warrior 
Today's Tom Sawyer 
He gets by on you
And the energy you trade 
He gets right on to the friction of the day

Written by: ALEX LIFESON, GEDDY LEE WEINRIB, NEIL PEART, PAUL PHILIP WOODS

Lyrics © OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP

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Tom Sawyer