» Oh, George
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Intro: (spoken) “In the endless reaches of the universe, 


there once existed a planet known as Krypton, 


a planet that burned like a green star in the distant heavens…” 


“…The police have warned everyone to remain in their homes...” 


“…This looks like a job for Superman...” 


“…Take heed – this is your last warning…” 


“...This is your last warning…” 


“...This is your last warning.” 


“…Up in the sky – look, it's a bird, it's a plane. 


It's – “ 


 


George, how could you do it? 


Didn't you know I always looked up to you? 


Oh, George, how could you do it? 


Didn't you know you'd break my heart right in two? 


For little boys need their guns, their bows and arrows. 


They need their mothers and their fathers and their heroes. 


Now I heard it said, “The hero never dies.” 


But I guess that we both know, that was a lie. 


 


Oh, George, in order to see you, 


I used to run home every day after school.


For you represented everything I admired 


And I was the opposite, the loser, the fool. 


And that's why I'm sure you just can't imagine my disappointment. 


I turned you on, and yet, you failed to keep our appointment. 


Instead, on the screen were the gun and the booze. 


And then that man came on to tell me