Tick Tock

soundclip


by Jimmy Vaughan / Nile Rodgers / J.L. Williams
recording of 1990

from Family Style (Epic ZK-46225), copyright notice

One night while sleeping in my bed I had a beautiful dream
That all the people of the world got together on the same wavelength,
and began helping one another
Now in this dream, universal love was the theme of the day
Peace and understanding and it happened this way

The sick, the hungry, had smiles on their faces,
the tired and the homeless had family all around
The streets and the cities were all beautiful places,
and the walls came tumblin' down

People of the world all had it together,
had it together for the boys and the girls
And the children of the world look forward to a future
Remember
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock people, time's tickin' away
Remember that
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock people, time's tickin' away

I had a vision of blue skies from sea to shining sea,
all the trees in the forest stood strong and tall again
Everything was clean and pretty and safe for you and me,
the worst of enemies became the best of friends

People of the world all had it together,
had it together for the boys and the girls
Children of the world look forward to a future

Remember
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock people, time's tickin' away
Remember that
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock people, time's tickin' away

Remember that, remember that
Remember that, remember that

People of the world all had it together,
had it together for the boys and the girls
Children of the world look forward to a future

Remember
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock people, time's tickin' away
Remember that
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock people, time's tickin' away