Dear John

by Cyndi Lauper

Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She achieved success in the mid-1980s with the release of the debut solo album She's So Unusual in 1983, which included four Billboard Hot 100 top five songs: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," "Tim…

Dear John
What's wrong? 
Why can't you just be anything you want? Why not?
Why not? I tried to tell you then.
You didn't understand. 
They try and pigeonhole you. 
Buddy, they don't even know you. 
But hang on my dear, dear, John. 
Maybe you're not just like everyone, so what, so what.
And there's more to live for, 
Than some abbreviated encore, much more, much more. 
You can't define yourself in terms of someone else. 
You can't say what you're thinking? 
But I don't know what you've been drinking. 
But don't cry. 'Cause life goes on. 
Dear John, you could be anything you want. Why not?
Why not? 
Why you could even be an astronaut, dear John, dear John.

Written by: Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian, Cyndi Lauper, Eric M Bazilian

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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