Don't Eat the Yellow Taxi
Hey farmer, farmer, put away your DDT
I don't care about spots on my apples,
LEAVE me the birds and the bees...
And the mosquitoes and the malaria that kills more than a million African children a year.
And of course,
They paved paradise and put up a parkin' lot
With a pink hotel, a boutique, and a swingin' hot spot
Don't it always seem to go
That you don't know what you got till it's gone...
Yeah, no place to sleep, party or park.
No wonder Joni's "Old Man" and Adam Duritz' girlfriend took off in that Big Yellow Taxi. They got tired of being sung to and lectured by imbeciles.