Hand to Mouth

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George Michael

George Michael (born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou; (Greek: Γεώργιος Κυριάκος Παναγιώτου); 25 June 1963) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Michael rose to fame in the 1980s when he formed the pop duo Wham! with his school… more »

Jimmy got nothing made himself a name
With a gun that he polished for a rainy day
A smile and a quote from a vigilante movie
Our boy Jimmy just blew them all away
He said it made him crazy Twenty five years living hand to mouth Hand to mouth, hand to mouth, hand to mouth  Sweet little baby on a big white doorstep
She needs her mother but her mother is dead
Just another hooker that the lucky can forget Just another hooker
It happens everyday
She loved her little baby
But she couldn't bare to see her living Hand to mouth, hand to mouth, hand to mouth, hand to mouth 
I believe in the gods of America I believe in the land of the free
But no one told me
(No one told me)
That the gods believe in nothing So with empty hands I pray
And from day to hopeless day
They still don't see me
(See me)
 Everybody talks about the new generation Jump on the wagon or they'll leave you behind But no one gave a thought to the rest of the nation Like to help you buddy, but I haven't got the time Somebody shouted save me
And everybody started living hand to mouth Hand to mouth, hand to mouth, hand to mouth 
There's a big white lady
On a big white doorstep
She asked her daddy and her daddy said 'yes'
Has to give a little for the dollars that we get
Has to give a little They say it's for the best Somebody shouted Maybe But they kept on living from hand to mouth Hand to mouth, hand to mouth, hand to mouth 
So she ran to the arms of America And she kissed the powers that be
And someone told me
(Someone told me)
That the gods believe in nothing So with empty hands I pray
And I tell myself One day
They just might see me

Written by: GEORGE MICHAEL

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