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Jimi Yamagishi: Tunes & Lyrix

Ignorance is Bliss

(Jimi Yamagishi)
I once had a neighbor, his name was Bob or Bill
He was a redneck nazi from the North Dakota Hills
Culture & finesse, was just not part of his plan
Yeah if ignorance is bliss
He must be one happy man

Well he burned his wife’s Toyota, said he won’t drive no Jap car
Guess he didn’t realize it was made in his backyard
From Gardena, California, built by true Americans
Yeah if ignorance is bliss, he must be one happy man

I saw him with some klansmen, lookin’ for someone to beat
He wound up in the ICU when he tripped over his sheets
Being saved by Dr. Rosen, as just more than he could stand
Yeah if ignorance is bliss, he must be one happy man

Yeah I hope someday ol’ Bob or Bill will learn from his mistakes
You can’t fly up t’ heaven if you’re loaded down with hate
If he can’t find forgiveness, you can guess just where he’ll land
‘Cuz sittin’ with the devil, he won’t be a happy man
Yeah if ignorance is bliss
He is still a stupid man