I Don't Understand
From: Hootie & the Blowfish EP (1991)

It's a mystery to me
I don't understand
No one lives next door
No one can
Now the street's a mess
I can't go there
My skin's the wrong color
So is my hair
I see a broken man
I'll help him if I can

But I just don't understand
I don't understand
I don't understand at all

It's different to me
And it's going around From L.A. to N.Y.C.
And any other small town
Look who lived there before
Where are they now?
They rode the rails and the roads
Got out of town
I see a polluted land
I'll clean it if I can

But I just don't understand
I don't understand
I don't understand at all

There's a car with a doll
And a car you can call?
There's a lady over there with no car at all
There's a kid riding someone else's bike
And the people at the old folks' home
Who like to talk and walk away
We adopt this place and its people
As our second home
We live in peace with its people
But we're living alone
They take from us our possessions
And that makes us upset
They take our youth and creations
That we can't forgive or forget
It's time to take a stand
I'll do it if I can

But I just don't understand
I don't understand
I don't understand at all
And I don't know why I called

If You're Going My Way
From: Kootchypop EP (1992)

Savor you or savor me 
If you tell me you don't want to go 
Now pack up all those troubles and doubts 
And then I'll try not to tell you a soul

If you're going my way 
I'll be there for you 
Don't be afraid to say goodbye 
Do forget all your problems and troubles 
You leave behind if you're going my way 

When we get there 
We'll look back at on all the things 
It took to get where we are 
We'll laugh then we'll cry 
And we'll try not to wonder why 

Don't look back 
I'll be there 
Just keep going back
Don't you even fear
Don't you fear, yeah

Let My People Go
From: Hootie & the Blowfish EP

When I walk down the street
Everybody that I meet
Seems to be calling my name
But what can you do
When they just stare at you
Tell me aren't we the same

Let my people go
Let my people go

Hey aren't you like me
Tell me why can't they see
A man's a man in this land
I lived my life
I never think twice
Always doin' what I can

I pledge allegiance to the flag
That's what they taught me in school
But you walk down the street
Saying where's their allegiance to me
Then they treat you like a fool
Things must change
They can't remain the same
At least that's what people say
Things must change
Well you can change your name
It won't help you anyway

Little Girl
From: Hootie & the Blowfish EP (1991)

Wake up little girl
Where is your mom?
Where is your home little girl?
Where are you from?
Why are your clothes so bad?
Why aren't you in school?
Where is your dad little girl?
Say he left before you were two
The world should look in your eyes
And see that it's you
Fightin' and hurtin'
And then sayin' there's nothing they can do
Oh wipe your eyes little girl
No don't you cry
The government said they'd help
But we know that they lie
Friends of mine say things never change
Say they never have
This time things have gotta change
Cause your life can't stay that bad
You're a derelict, they say as they raise their fist
I wish they would realize you didn't ask to be
Ask to be born like this
Yeah this country's so great
We got money to pay for the president's aides 
Plain shoes
If you look at your feet
You see those you could use
The world should look in your eyes
And see that it's you
Fightin' and hurtin'
And then sayin' there's nothing they can do
Homeless, homeless

Sorry's Not Enough
From: Kootchypop EP (1992)

Hey little girl
With your tight jeans 
Where ya runnin' to
Can't you see me I'm a man
Who wanted to love you 
But you told me no
Then you walked away 

I tried to hold you 
But you let me down 
Now you got me screamin', yeah

I got home late one night
And I found you in my bed, with another 
He used to be my friend, now he's your lover
I said well that's O.K. 
And then I start to cry 
I say I didn't need you anyway
But you know I'm a liar

I tried to hold you 
But you let me down 
Now you got me screamin'
Yeah, yeah, yeah

Go ahead 
Now I give you one more chance 
We had some fun, but now it's over man 
I found another, another lover 
And now she's movin' in
Yeah, yeah, yeah

I tried to warn you
But you let me down 
Now you got me screamin'
Yeah, yeah, yeah