“Don’t Know Much About History” Lyrics by Sam Cooke

Don't Know Much About History Lyrics by Sam Cooke

Don’t Know Much About History” is a song about how people can’t tell you much about history if they don’t know anything about it. It talks about how people are really foolish when they try to judge the past, and that sometimes history is used as a weapon to try and judge others by. “Don’t Know Much About History” was a hit song, and it was well received by the public.

“Don’t Know Much About History” by Sam Cooke – Song Credentials

Song TitleDon’t Know Much About History
Released1960
ArtistSam Cooke
GenreR&B/Soul, Gospel, Pop, Classic Soul, Seasonal
LanguageEnglish
AlbumThe Wonderful World of Sam Cooke

“Don’t Know Much About History” by Sam Cooke Lyrics

Don’t know much about history
Don’t know much biology
Don’t know much about a science book
Don’t know much about the French I took

But I do know that I love you
And I know that if you love me, too
What a wonderful world this would be

Don’t know much about geography
Don’t know much trigonometry
Don’t know much about algebra
Don’t know what a slide rule is for

But I do know one and one is two
And if this one could be with you
What a wonderful world this would be

Now, I don’t claim to be an A student
But I’m trying to be
For maybe by being an A student, baby
I can win your love for me

Don’t know much about history
Don’t know much biology
Don’t know much about a science book
Don’t know much about the French I took

But I do know that I love you
And I know that if you love me, too
What a wonderful world this would be

La ta ta ta ta ta ta (History)
Hmm-mm-mm (Biology)
La ta ta ta ta ta ta (Science book)
Hmm-mm-mm (French I took)

Yeah, but I do know that I love you
And I know that if you love me, too
What a wonderful world this would be

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