You've Got to be Carefully Taught

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Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson (born August 8, 1944), is an American pop, country and folk singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is best known for his 1978 hit song "Bluer Than Blue". To date, he has charted four hits on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, and nine more on the Hot Country Songs charts, including two Numb… more »

You have got to be taught to hate and fear
Day after day, year after year
You have got to be drummed in your dear little ear
You've got to be carefully taught

You have got to be taught before it's too late
Before you are six, or seven or eight
To hate all the people your relatives hate
You've got to be carefully taught

Written by: OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II, RICHARD RODGERS

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