Randy Newman – It’s money that I love – Lyrics with meaning – a satirical look at the empty greed and selfishness that drives some people.

Selfishness, greed and pursuit of power. That’s what is driving us!

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Randy Newman is a genius. His songs are often understated, satirical send-ups. The lyrics are honed to perfection.

It’s Money that I Love

I don’t love the mountains
And I don’t love the sea
And I don’t love Jesus
He never done a thing for me
I ain’t pretty like my sister
Or smart like my dad
Or good like my mama

It’s Money That I Love
It’s Money That I Love

They say that’s money
Can’t buy love in this world
But it’ll get you a half-pound of cocaine
And a sixteen-year old girl
And a great big long limousine
On a hot September night
Now that may not be love
But it is all right

One, two
It’s Money That I Love
Wanna kiss you Three, four
It’s Money That I Love

Used to worry about the poor
But I don’t worry anymore
Used to worry about the…

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