The Alamo shuddered, Pearl Harbour as well The Statue of Liberty wept as they fell And echoes were heard in the Liberty Bell When they came for the soul of America.
And the Manhattan skyline Blew my mind the first time We went down to the scene of the crime Lookin' for the soul of America Yeah, lookin' for the soul, lookin' for the soul.
I don't see no Washington taking the strain No Jefferson, Adams, Franklin or Paine And that sure ain't Geronimo running the game Protecting the soul of America.
Just them wild boys, red, white and blue Wild boys gotta see the mission through Come hell or high water, my hat's off to you Let's rock the soul of America Oh, let's rock the soul, let's rock the soul.
Yeah, you can find souls all over this world Lay underneath the stones of insanity Yeah, you can find souls all over the globe Except in the places they oughta be.
The sins of the fathers revisit the sons The toil of tradition, the roar of the guns [ From: http://www.metrolyrics.com/soul-of-america-lyrics-ian-hunter.html ] It's a God awful job but it's gotta be done Protecting the soul of America.
And them good old boys in their three piece suits Feathering their nests while they're rallying the troops They cut off the flowers, don't worry 'bout the roots Eroding the soul of America And I'm looking for the soul, I wanna find the soul.
There's souls in the city, there's souls in the sand Putting up with the latest indignities Yeah, you can find soul all over this land Except in the places it oughta be Except in the places it oughta be.
Frankie and Johnny in my neighbourhood They don't read the papers as much as they should But if they had the time, they know that they would And you're lookin' at the soul of America.
Yeah, them wild boys and red, white and blue Them wild boys gotta get the message through Come hell or high water, we're all rooting for you And let's rock the soul of America Come on, let's rock the soul, let's rock the soul, let's rock the soul Rock me out, rock me out.
Oh yeah Let’s rock the soul.
Ah huh, come on, yeah Let's rock the soul of America