Newsom, Joanna - The Book Of Right-On Lyrics




We should shine a light on, a light on
And the Book of Right-On's right-on, it was right-on

We should shine a light on, a light on
And the Book of Right-On's right-on, it was right-on

I killed my dinner with karate
Kick 'em in the face, taste the body
Shallow work is the work that I do

Do you want to sit at my table?
My fighting fame is fabled
And fortune finds me fit and able

And you do say, oh, that you do pray, oh, oh
And you say that you're okay

And do you want to run with my pack?
Do you want to ride on my back?
Pray that what you lack does not distract

And even when you run through my mind
Something else is in front, oh, you're behind
And I don't have to remind you to stick with your kind

And you do say, oh, oh that you do pray, oh, oh
And you say that you're okay

And even when you touch my face
You know your place
And even when you touch my face
You know your place

We should shine a light on, a light on
And the Book of Right-On's right-on, it was right-on

We should shine a light on, a light on
And the Book of Right-On's right-on, it was right-on





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Newsom, Joanna The Book Of Right-On Comments
  1. gwakon

    that bass and harp tandem has some serious swagger goin' on. This would the first tune to learn if I ever took up harp.

  2. Renzo

    Who else found this song from Mtv back in 2007

  3. 1994

    Hurt everybody

  4. Örann Möhre

    I killed my dinner with karate

  5. todd smith

    🤢🤢🤢🤢🤮🤮🤮🤮

  6. adrianmk2

    16bit remix of this is amazingly good

  7. Tovacorona

    One of the best songs for art school girls working in the studio in the middle-of-the-night, back in the day. Brings back great memories. Hope young artists are still listening to this muse.

  8. Mr.Monster 1

    I'm here from shine on from logic

  9. Danielle Barnard

    My favourite JN song! Still as fresh as when it was first released. :)

  10. Gridnik

    Amazing!

  11. Joel's Jedsart

    Well now I must say this music is not like all the other music out. At times that's a good thing who wants to hear all the same music all the time not me great original art wonderful.

    Joel's Jedsart

    And the book I write on it was right on I like that line great stuff.

  12. Hesham Mohamed

    16 bit just brought me here! And I am glad to find this master piece. Wish 16 bit continue producing master pieces too 😔

  13. Auto Focus

    Annoying affectation

  14. Be aHa

    I LOVE THIS SONG

  15. Gerr Gerring

    Great song, great album. Come back to Australia! :D

    William Nelson

    She isnt gonna let you inhale her asscrack bro

  16. Dread Parade

    We should shine a light on
    A light on
    And the book of right-on's right on
    It was right on
    We should shine a light on
    A light on
    And the book of right-on's right on
    It was right on

    I killed my dinner with karate
    Kick 'em in the face, taste the body
    Shallow work is the work that I do
    Do you want to sit at my table?
    My fighting fame is fabled
    And fortune finds me fit and able
    And you do say oh oh
    That you do pray oh oh 
    And you say
    That you're ok

    And do you want to run with my pack?
    Do you want to ride on my back?
    Pray that what you lack does not distract
    And even when you run through my mind
    Something else is in front, oh, you're behind
    And I don't have to remind you
    To stick with your kind
    And you do say oh oh
    That you do pray oh oh
    And you say
    That you're ok

    And even when you touch my face
    You know your place
    And even when you touch my face
    You know your place

    And we should shine a light on
    A light on
    And the book of right-on's right on
    It was right on
    And we should shine a light on
    A light on
    And the book of right-on's right on
    It was right on

  17. m i n d

    heheh pogo sampled this

  18. Michael Bravo

    who is here because of a spiritual connection?

  19. Jeremiah James

    Whoa! The lyrics

  20. Charlotte Hagan

    still as powerful 2019. love it!

  21. Opposite of Mismatch

    Logic - shine on
    I’m the only one here from logics mixtapes...

    Louis Vinken

    No youre not;)

  22. Green Manalishi

    Little Johnny Jewel unplugged, and done by a Faerie. <3

  23. Nate Lithgow

    Logic yeah boys

  24. taylor whoever

    I love to come back to this song every once in a while. It makes me think of being 16 and playing this in my first car on a mixed cd that had some good Joanna newsom, cocorosie, and Dresden dolls.
    I love her voice so much. Joanna newsom forever 🍀

  25. Johnny AcidTrip

    Cuando yo iba en la escuela primaria mi hermano traía a sus compañeros del CCH a beber a la casa. Una vez vino un sujeto al que le decían kurt Cobain, por que era identico al músico, y se tuvo que quedar a dormir en nuestra casa. Para dormir puso un disco de joanna y conocí el cielo con su arpa y su voz, actualmente tengo 22 años.

  26. Sebastian Vanderburgh

    Logic : shine on

  27. Mharti M

    1:24 - XXYYXX - Lay Down

  28. Kyle Fritter

    I am here from 16 Bit- shallow this is very beautifully redone and mixed . She would be proud

  29. Saïd

    Joanna Newsom's music is the world's strongest natural antidepressant

  30. aquinoguh

    am I crazy or she sounds a lot like Björk?

  31. Vincent Van Gogurt

    this was my first joanna newsom song! still so good after all these years

  32. wenaldy

    Came from the Roots.

  33. daydrmnation

    Who the fuck is here because they liked Joanna Newsom before any of this other stuff? Damn. Kids these days.

  34. Poodonkus

    16Bit - Shallow

  35. Twixty

    HERE BECAUSE OF SUPA

  36. Chaka Shakur

    Came from logic

  37. Invisible Boy

    do you want to run with my pack?
    do you want to ride on my back?
    pray that what you lack does not distract...

    Bilb Ono

    yeah i cringed at that part too

    You

    Bilb Ono because u are lackinnnnn

  38. Google-is-a-stupid-piece-of-fucking-shit

    It took me a moment to realize that there was a dog in the picture.

  39. Anna Michelle Lorenti

    We should shine a light on
    A light on
    And the book of right-on is right on
    It was right on

    We should shine a light on
    A light on
    And the book of right-on is right on
    It was right on

    I killed my dinner with karate
    Kick 'em in the face, taste the body
    Shallow work is the work that I do

    Do you want to sit at my table
    My fighting fame is fabled
    And fortune finds me fit and able

    And you do say, oh
    That you do pray, oh oh
    And you say
    That you're okay
    And do you want to run with my pack
    And do you want to ride on my back
    Pray that what you lack does not distract

    And even when you ruin through my mind
    Something else is in front, you're behind
    And I don't have to remind you
    To stick with your kind

    And you do say, oh oh
    That you do pray, oh oh
    And you say
    That you're okay

    And even when you touch my face
    You know your place

    And even when you touch my face
    You know your place

    And we should shine a light on
    A light on
    And the book of right-on is right on
    It was right on

    And we should shine a light on
    A light on
    And the book of right-on is right on
    It was right on

  40. Rattpack301

    LOGIC- SHINE ON

  41. SAPTADIPA GHOSH

    Loved the tune but the voice...............😕

  42. Havoc Octavian Teslasmith

    I've been listening to this for going on 11 years now. I remember listening to this as I was just starting Highschool during a time where I was pretty obsessed with everything metal and techno. My dad was about to die around then, and I had just been dumped by my first girlfriend. This was different from everything I was experiencing and it made me happy. I love her strange voice, the harp is an amazing weapon of choice, and the lyrics are bizarre and catchy. It truly is a timeless song for me. <3 Thank you for the memories Joanna Newsom!

    alexis f

    I completely relate it's so strange and beautiful

    adrianmk2

    should listen to 16 bit remix of this it's amazing

  43. Tim Judd

    timeless

  44. 名誉 ために日本人天の祖先天

    the essence is protected

  45. 名誉 ために日本人天の祖先天

    I am grateful for the people who discovered Joanna Newsom for shining an ecofriendly light on (powered by potato spuds)

  46. Lara Yule Singh

    Love you Joanna❤️

  47. ecshady14

    The Roots and Young Sinatra

  48. B Ludlow

    i been here since the beginning

  49. 名誉 ために日本人天の祖先天

    hippy music

  50. Javachipfrappe

    16 BIT - Shallow

  51. Clamchucker

    Soooo good!

  52. DrenaTheTrueWoman

    I'm here because the page loaded.

  53. jahRahMF

    My Pack by Hurt Everybody, its actually super fire

  54. Philipp Gaßner

    xxyyxx.

  55. Crassy

    insaneeeeee

  56. Vianey García

    My favorite part starts at 3:24

  57. Squire Muldoon

    I killed my dinner with karate.

  58. Thomas Colantuono

    I'm here

  59. Thaddaeus Forte

    This bitch just said she kicked some poor creature in the face with her karate, so this hungry hoe could eat. -_-

  60. Liam Gurnham

    16bit brought me here and I'm eternally grateful this lady's music is magical

  61. KK Bates

    Sarah Jarosz brought me here!

  62. Barf Salamandruid

    i looooove her side profile

  63. Gosh Clothing

    2017 🖤

  64. Rezwanul Choudhury

    I'm here because of Foxtails Brigade. Check their version out.

  65. BLACKBONO LALA

    I'm here cause of willow

  66. Chiaki San iDi

    No me gusta :3

    Black Widow R.B.H

    Sabes de que trata?

    Yael Valencia

    @Black Widow R.B.H De que trata?
    El libro de la derecha...

    Yael Valencia

    Chiaki si no te gusta verte y ya ...

  67. Cosmodog Cosmodog

    Encountered this video by chance again, also had a small breakdown at the same time

    Poppy Kneegrow

    Lately my life has been a broken cigarette, a spilled cup of coffee, a brokenheart..songs like these give me hope and help to fill my cup. Hope hearing this song again brings u the joy it gives me🙆‍♂️🕯🙏🏻

  68. Luis Hernandez

    Azaramakeup ?

    ale

    Luis Hernandez yo!! 🙋

    Estefania Cortes Venegas

    +Alejandra León Dios, yo también :'v

  69. AnonymousFreedom Fighter

    hurt everybody

  70. Belén Fernández

    Here because to Willow Smith and her beautiful voice.

  71. 97conster

    Willow smith brought me here with her heavenly version..... 👍🏼

  72. Marah Al - Naser

    cool song, thanks logic! 😝

  73. jason smith

    damn logic thank you for showing me this x)

  74. Cosmodog Cosmodog

    I want to like it but her voice is jarring to me, kind of like Dillon, but more high pitched

  75. Johnny Rojas

    Who else is here because of logic???

    Isabela Silva

    From which song?

    lil.mum.jpg

    Johnny Rojas mee

    Rogue

    Isabela Silva shine on by logic

    taylor whoever

    Rx9ue what did he say

    Nate Lithgow

    Shine on from the first sinatra

  76. NoFace Wilson

    I'm here because of Logic!

  77. TheGoldenbaboon

    Yr karate is kicken Anna Joe.

  78. thedude808

    Would have to say the roots sampled this much better than logic. Either way happy I got here! 😃

  79. Felipe

    06/10/16 :)

  80. Larz Gustafsson

    Irresistable

  81. RenaissanceMaster22

    i love her so much

  82. Evan Walley

    The Roots brought me here. I'm sure glad they did.

    JoeyBallzMcBigMe

    Evan Walley how so?

    ceri stokes

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5fuhDhKkRI

    Poppy Kneegrow

    🕯🙏🏻

    Al O.

    Me too lol

  83. Cotton Head and the Ninny Muggins

    perhaps a Bjork fan?

  84. Brevetti

    THUMBS UP IF YOURE FROM SHINE ON - LOGIC

    Jordan Suber

    Also here from Supa Bwe "my pack."

    beflygelt

    Logic completely stole the idea for the sample from The Roots. Listen to Right On by Roots..... So much more creatively used. Fuck Logic

    matt

    beflygelt comparing the roots to logic is like comparing a god to a flee

    Senpo

    i was hearing ancient china >.>

    Jace Godfrey

    this makes me sad

  85. Hugh Jassle

    Supa bwe did it better

    Jurra

    Hugh Jassle here here nigga

    Rome

    Hugh Jassle facts

  86. Dustin Clark

    The worst voice ever

    John Russell

    flowers? from engrish?

    Dustin Clark

    sacredgeometry ?

    Dustin Clark

    Ludwig Hazlitt woah that makes exactly no sense!

    rolig snäll

    u need to learn how to be open to new experiences to enjoy 👍 life richer

  87. C B

    Great song. I also like The Roots song that features a sample from this song in their song "Right On".

  88. City Scope

    Amazing

  89. sonata frittata

    I love this song!

  90. M W

    what if she's saying "And the book I write on..."?????

    Apryl Dancynlight

    +Max Washington "we should shine the light on, a light on, and the book of right on , right on, it was RIGHT ON!"...er sumthin like dat

    sacredgeometry

    Considering the song is called the book of right on and it clearly sounds like she is saying that... umm ok :)

    Pepe O Gato

    that would be really cool actually

    M W

    Considering I said "what if" which clearly implies a hypothetical question...umm ok
    But since you apparently have the reading comprehension skills of a lemon, I'll word it differently. Hypothetically speaking, how would changing the line from "And the book of right on..." to "And the book I right on..." change the interpretation of the lyrics meaning.
    I hope that cleared things up for you :)

    sacredgeometry

    If you didn't have the writing skills of a lemon (i.e. using incorrect tenses) then comprehension of the semantics might have been less confusing.

    What you meant to say was. "What if she had said, "...and the book I write on" instead"."

  91. Emma

    Her voice is magical

  92. Fancy Motherfucker

    Andy Sandberg is one lucky guy.

    edman400

    +Daft Slice samberg

    Fancy Motherfucker

    +edman400 ...I don't care how he spells his name.

    Fancy Motherfucker

    +edman400 And if you're going to be a grammar-nazi, it would be, Samberg. Moron.

    David Keefe

    Right on!

  93. putifarrii

    All talking about logic, but this was first on MTV commercial, nobody remembers =(

    Lori C

    I REMEMBER IT

    putifarrii

    +Lori C one after 2 months xd

    C B

    oh yeah? do you remember what year that would have been?

    Renzo

    Harry Flashman 2007

    Teresa Cedillo

    Yea it was about AIDS

  94. Azerty Trezazer

    She reminds me of Lisa Simpson

    Daniel Cropp

    I cannot unhear it now.

    Lizy Uppy

    Azerty Trezazer NO STAHP OMG

    Jason Cole

    Lisa Simpson + a kitten

    John Dabaie

    Perfect😂🤣😂 Lisa Simpson exactly!!!

    Chris Langley

    Holy shit

  95. Antwan Biggums

    Right on sister, good tunes

  96. nGAhGENVH0Ul

    The bass of this version is right on.