The Man In Black Song lyrics midi for Boy Scouts


> > > Triple Prizes < < < 

The Man In Black   The Man In Black Song   Scout Song

This Song is meant for Boy Scouts.
Decide for yourself if it is appropriate for your younger scouts or not.
The Tune:
Lyrics:
Well, you wonder why I always dress in black 
Why you never see bright colors on my back 
And why does my appearance seem to have a somber tone 
Well, there's a reason for the things that I have on. 
 
I wear the black for the poor and the beaten down 
Living in the hopeless, hungry side of town 
I wear it for the prisoner who has long paid for his crime 
But is there because he's a victim of the times. 
 
I wear the black for those who never read 
Or listened to the words that Jesus said 
About the road to happiness through love and charity 
Why, you'd think He's talking straight to you and me. 
 
Well, we're doing mighty fine, I do suppose 
In our streak of lightning cars and fancy clothes 
But just so we're reminded of the ones who are held back 
Up front there oughta be a Man In Black. 
 
I wear it for the sick and lonely old 
For the reckless ones whose bad trip left them cold 
I wear the black in mourning for the lives that could have been 
Each week we lose a hundred fine young men. 
 
And, I wear it for the thousands who have died 
Believing that the Lord was on their side 
I wear it for another hundred thousand who have died 
Believing that we all were on their side. 
 
Well, there's things that never will be right, I know 
And things need changing everywhere you go 
But 'til we start to make a move to make a few things right 
You'll never see me wear a suit of white. 
 
Ah, I'd love to wear a rainbow every day 
And tell the world that everything's okay 
But I'll try to carry off a little darkness on my back 
'Till things are brighter, I'm the Man In Black. 
Did you try it and like it?             Or hate it?
Click a thumb to vote:              



Follow Me, Boys


Recent Comments
kenneth on Bomb Squad activity
 
Ryan Kane on Bobcat
 
Michelle Mahler on Belt Loops
 
Scouter Paul on Belt Loops
 
Rebeca on Belt Loops
 
John on Tiger Cubs
 
Heather on Tiger Cubs
 
Chris on Square Knots
 
Scouter Paul on Cub Scouts
 
allison on Cub Scouts
 
More Comments...


Contest   -   Ask a Question   -   Add Content   -   scout software

This site is not officially associated with the Boy Scouts of America
listeria testingscout software
Boy Scouts  
Boy Scout Trail
Cub Scouts
Webelos
Boy Scouts
My Blog

Activities
Advancements
Awards
Ceremonies
Group Games
Graces
Jokes
Merit Badges
Projects
Recipes
Skits
Songs
SM Minutes
Stories
Uniforms
Pen Pals

Library
Online Tests
Our Schedule
Our Progress


Supporters





Shop 4 Stuff
Visitors
Links
Privacy Policy
ICRA labeled

 
Find more Scouting Resources at www.BoyScoutTrail.com
This site is not officially associated with the Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scout Trail Home Bobcat Tiger Cub Scout Wolf Cub Scout Bear Cub Scout Webelos Boy Scout Tenderfoot Scout 2nd Class Scout 1st Class Scout Star Scout Life Scout Eagle Scout