See also: All Clear in Harrisburg (Album Version)
C A7 You may come back to your homes now, Harrisburg. D7 G7 C G7 You may come back to the nest. C A7 The nuclear episode is history now; D7 G7 Things turned out for the best. F C Pregnant women and pre-school kids F E7 Can get off of the bus, F C A7 And, of course, if you live downwind, D7 G7 C You'll be hearing from us.
You may come back to your homes now, citizens.
It was a terrible mess.
There never really was a danger to you -
It was the fault of the press.
They made a mountain of a molehill again;
They always do it somehow.
Oh, by the way, I wouldn't eat that egg
Or drink the milk from that cow.
G7 You just might glow in the dark, grow feathers just like a lark, C Stand in the fountain and light up the park. G7 What can I say? The chance is you may C G7 C Blow yourself and half of Pennsylvania away!
You may come back to the town now, citizens.
The town is perfectly clean.
And please believe us, you have nothing to fear
If now and then you turn green.
Three Mile Island has your welfare at heart,
And we're so glad you're alive.
And we just want to provide cheap energy
For the ones who survive.
And they might glow in the dark, grow feathers just like a lark,
Stand in the fountain and light up the park.
What can I say? The chance is you may
Blow yourself and half of Pennsylvania away!
(Words and music by Tom Paxton, 1980)
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