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"Be Good Johnny" is a 1982 song by Australian band, Men at Work, from their first album, Business as Usual.

The song is written from the viewpoint of a 9-year-old boy who is constantly being told to be good, but prefers to daydream rather than concentrate in class or play sports. Johnny feels like he understands some of his instructions, but also that he is completely misunderstood by the adult world.

The lead singer, Colin Hay, uses his voice in… read more

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  • Avatar for cadaver11
    Well, you sure are a funny kid Johnny. But I like you! [3]
  • Avatar for FRAMERMCB
    What a fine song.
  • Avatar for b5stewa
    alright alright alright.........
  • Avatar for RobotsKill
    Filed under "A" this disc for AWESOME.
  • Avatar for FRAMERMCB
    Love it.
  • Avatar for BlueOclock
    Nice song, terrific album.
  • Avatar for TylerSymes
    My dad sings this to me sometimes as Be Good Be Good Be Good Tylller
  • Avatar for tabletopdrummer
    At least be good at it !
  • Avatar for glovetalker
    R.I.P. Greg Ham :(
  • Avatar for xtwntraphq
    <--------Johnny. Sometimes i be good ( snicker) Nah Nah Nah!

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