*Sung to the tune of ‘Downtown’ by Tony Hatch, made popular by Petula Clark
When you’re alone and life is making you lonely,
you can always come to the Peace Camp.
When you’ve got worries, all the noise and the hurry
seem to stop, I know, at the Peace Camp.
Linger at the Main Gate where the yellow line is pretty.
At the General Meeting we get down to the nitty-gritty,
how can you lose?
Flashlights are much brighter there.
You can center on your troubles, obsess on your cares.
At the Peace Camp!
Where women’s eyes are bright.
Waiting for you tonight.
It’s going to be all right, now.
Don’t hang around and let your troubles surround you,
there are movie shows at the Peace Camp.
Maybe you know some little places to go,
where you can climb the fence at the Depot.
Listen to the rhythms of the Buddhist women drumming,
You’ll be dancing with it too, before long you’ll be humming,
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