Whoa, oh, mercy, mercy me Oh, things ain't what they used to be, no, no Where did all the blue skies go? Poison is the wind that blows from the north and south and east. Whoa, mercy, mercy me Oh, things ain't what they used to be, no, no Oil wasted on the oceans And upon our seas, fish full of mercury. Oh, oh, mercy, mercy me Oh, things ain't what they used to be, no, no Radiation underground and in the sky Animals and birds who live nearby are dying.
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Following the breakthrough of the title track 's success, the song, written solely by Gaye, became regarded as one of popular music 's most poignant anthems of sorrow regarding the environment. In Canada, "Mercy Mercy Me" spent two weeks at number 9. As the single became his second million-seller from What's Going On , the album started on the soul album charts in the top five and began charging up the pop rankings. In it was his third single recording to win a "Grammy Hall of Fame" Award.