Imagine (You Have Healthcare)

charlie kingBy Charlie King

Original Song © John Lennon, new concept inspired by Will Fudemann

Imagine you have healthcare
It’s easy if you try
Freedom to choose your doctor
Cov’rage money can’t buy
Imagine first class treatment
When you’re unemployed

Imagine no insurance
No greedy middleman
No premium, no co-pay
A single payer plan
Imagine A long illness
And you don’t lose your home

CHORUS: You may say I’m a dreamer
I’m not dreaming by myself
I hope someday you’ll join us
2nd time we’ll join them
And the world can live in health

Can you say “Universal”?
I wonder if you can
Now try “Comprehensive.”
Does this sound like a plan??
It’s worked for years in Europe
Canada & Japan
Charlie’s songs have been recorded and sung by other performers such as Pete Seeger, Holly Near, Ronnie Gilbert, John McCutcheon, Arlo Guthrie, Peggy Seeger, Chad Mitchell and Judy Small. Honors include: an “Indie” award for one of the top three folk recordings of 1984; the War Resisters League’s 1998 Peacemaker Award given to Charlie and Odetta; the 1999 Sacco-Vanzetti Social Justice Award for which he was nominated by Pete Seeger; the 2009 International Labor Communications Association award for Best Labor History Story. Charlie has released a dozen solo albums since 1976. He has also released three albums with the touring ensemble Bright Morning Star, and numerous compilation albums with other artists.

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