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Old 05-22-2020, 07:04 AM
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I was bruised and battered, I couldn't tell what I felt
I was unrecognizable to myself
Saw my reflection in a window and didn't know my own face
So brother are you gonna leave me wasting away
On the streets of Philadelphia
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Old 05-22-2020, 07:56 AM
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My hands are tied, my body's bruised.
She's got me with nothing to win...
and...
nothing left to lose.
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Old 05-22-2020, 08:39 AM
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Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose
Nothin', don't mean nothin' hon' if it ain't free, no no
And, feelin' good was easy, Lord, when he sang the blues
You know, feelin' good was good enough for me
Good enough for me and my Bobby McGee
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Old 05-22-2020, 08:42 AM
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The politics of dancing
The politics of, ooh, feeling good
The politics of moving, aha
If this message's understood
We're under pressure
Yes we're counting on you
Like what you say
Is what you do
It's in the papers
It's on your tv news
Oh, the application
Is just a point of view
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Old 05-22-2020, 06:46 PM
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This is the early evening edition of the news.
The recent fight in the House of Representatives was over the open housing
section of the Civil Rights Bill.
Brought traditional enemies together but it left the defenders of the
measure without the votes of their strongest supporters.
President Johnson originally proposed an outright ban covering discrimination
by everyone for every type of housing but it had no chance from the start
and everyone in Congress knew it.
A compromise was painfully worked out in the House Judiciary Committee.
In Los Angeles today comedian Lenny Bruce died of what was believed to be an
overdoes of narcotics.
Bruce was 42 years old.
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Old 05-22-2020, 07:06 PM
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I read the news today
Oh boy.
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Old 05-22-2020, 07:23 PM
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Close your eyes,
Have no fear,
The monster's gone,
He's on the run and your daddy's here.

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful,
Beautiful boy....
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Old 05-22-2020, 07:59 PM
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We're just knocked out.
We heard about the sell out.
You're gonna get an album out,
You owe it to the people.
We're so happy we can hardly count.
Everybody else is just green,
Have you seen the chart?
It's a hell of a start,
It could be made into a monster,
If we all pull together as a team.

And did we tell you the name of the game, boy?
We call it "Riding The Gravy Train".
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Old 05-22-2020, 08:03 PM
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I was an impossible case
No one ever could reach me
But I think I can see in your face
There's a lot you can teach me

So I wanna know what's the name of the game?
Does it mean anything to you?
What's the name of the game?
Can you feel it the way I do?
Tell me please 'cause I have to know
I'm a bashful child beginning to grow
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Old 05-22-2020, 09:14 PM
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Oh the games people play now,
Every night and every day now,
Never meaning what they say now,
Never saying what they mean.
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Old 05-22-2020, 09:43 PM
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Say, say, say what you want
But don't play games with my affection
Take, take, take what you need
But don't leave me with no direction

All alone, I sit home by the phone
Waiting for you, baby (baby)
Through the years, how can you stand to hear
My pleading for you?
You know I'm crying oo oo oo oo oo
Yeah, yeah
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Old 05-22-2020, 10:08 PM
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How does it feel?
How does it feel?

To have, on your own,
With no direction home,

Like a complete unknown,
Like a rolling stone...
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Old 05-22-2020, 10:35 PM
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Well, stone the crows, this Joseph is a clever kid
Who'd have thought that fourteen cows could mean the things he said they did
Joseph, you must help me further, I have got a job for you
You shall lead us through this crisis, you shall be my number two.

Pharaoh told his guards to fetch a chisel from the local store
Whereupon he ordered them to cut the chains that Joseph wore
Joseph got a royal pardon and a host of splendid things
A chariot of gold, a cloak, a medal and some signet rings
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Old 05-23-2020, 12:47 AM
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Well, one of these nights around twelve o'clock,
This old town's gonna really rock.
Didn't Pharaoh's army get drownded?
Oh, Mary, don't you weep.

Oh, Mary, don't you weep, don't you mourn;
Oh, Mary, don't you weep, don't you mourn.
Didn't Pharaoh's army get drownded?
Oh, Mary, don't you weep.

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Old 05-23-2020, 01:16 AM
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Midnight at the oasis,
Send your camel to bed,
Shadows painting our faces,
Traces of romance in our heads.

Heaven's holding a half-moon,
Shining just for us,
Let's slip off to a sand dune, real soon,
And kick up a little dust.
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Old 05-23-2020, 02:27 AM
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Moonlight becomes you, it goes with your hair
You certainly know the right thing to wear
Moonlight becomes you, I'm thrilled at the sight
And I could get so romantic tonight
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Old 05-23-2020, 02:45 AM
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Well, it's a marvelous night for a moondance,
With the stars up above in your eyes,
A fantabulous night to make romance,
'Neath the cover of October skies....
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Old 05-23-2020, 02:56 AM
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It's a grand night for singing,
The moon is flying high,
And somewhere a bird
Who is bound he'll be heard,
Is throwing his heart at the sky!

It's a grand night for singing,
The stars are bright above.
The earth is a-glow
And, to add to the show,
I think I am falling in love!
Falling, falling in love!
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Old 05-23-2020, 03:07 AM
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I think I'm in love, again

In my head, yeah, you're in my head

Baby, I think I'm in love, again...
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:24 AM
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Well, I think I'm goin' out of my head
Yes, I think I'm goin' out of my head
Over you, Over you
I want you to want me, I need you so badly
I can't think of anything but you
And I think I'm goin' out of my head
Yes, I think I'm goin' out of my head
Over you, Over you
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Old 05-23-2020, 04:20 PM
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The sun comes up, I think about you
The coffee cup, I think about you
I want you so, it's like I'm losing my mind
The morning ends, I think about you
I talk to friends, I think about you
And do they know it's like I'm losing my mind?

All afternoon doing every little chore
The thought of you stays bright
Sometimes I stand in the middle of the floor
Not going left, not going right
I dim the lights and think about you
Spend sleepless nights to think about you
You said you loved me, or were you just being kind?
Or am I losing my mind?
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Old 05-23-2020, 04:30 PM
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So dim, dim the lights (dim, dim the lights)
Dim; dim the lights (dim, dim the lights)
Turn down the lights
I want some atmosphere
The furniture is bouncing round the room with glee
I'm rocking like a boat upon a stormy sea
But dig the crazy fracas running wild tonight
But still I haven't had a chance to hold you tight
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Old 05-23-2020, 06:43 PM
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So I'd like to know where you got the notion,
Said I'd like to know where you got the notion,
To rock the boat,
Don't rock the boat, baby,
Rock the boat,
Don't tip the boat over....
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Old 05-23-2020, 09:19 PM
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Love, exciting and new
Come aboard, were expecting you
Love, life's sweetest reward
Let it flow, it floats back to you
The Love Boat soon will be making another run
The Love Boat promises something for everyone
Set a course for adventure
Your mind on a new romance
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:46 AM
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Well, my friends, the time has come
To raise the roof and have some fun
Throw away the work to be done
Let the music play on (Play on, play on)
Everybody sing, everybody dance
Lose yourself in wild romance

We're going to party, karamu
Fiesta, forever
Come on and sing along
We're going to party, karamu
Fiesta, forever
Come on and sing along
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Old 05-24-2020, 02:20 AM
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You're walking along the street, or you're at a party
Or else you're alone and then you suddenly dig
You're looking in someone's eyes
You suddenly realize
That this could be the start of something big
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Old 05-24-2020, 03:09 AM
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Here we come, walkin' down the street.
We get the funniest looks from everyone we meet.
Hey, hey, we're the Monkees, and people say we monkey around.
But we're too busy singing to put anybody down.

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Old 05-24-2020, 04:20 AM
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Walking through forests of palm tree apartments ---
scoff at the monkeys who live in their dark tents
down by the waterhole --- drunk every Friday ---
eating their nuts --- saving their raisins for Sunday.
Lions and tigers who wait in the shadows ---
they're fast but they're lazy, and sleep in green meadows.

Let's bungle in the jungle --- well, that's all right by me.
I'm a tiger when I want love,
but I'm a snake if we disagree.
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Old 05-24-2020, 05:25 AM
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Whoa thought it was a nightmare
Lord it was so true
They told me don't go walking slow
The devil's on the loose
Better run through the jungle
Better run through the jungle
Better run through the jungle
Whoa don't look back to see
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Old 05-24-2020, 05:54 AM
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In the jungle, the mighty jungle
The lion sleeps tonight
In the jungle, the quiet jungle
The lion sleeps tonight

Near the village, the peaceful village
The lion sleeps tonight
Near the village, the quiet village
The lion sleeps tonight

(A-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh)
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Old 05-24-2020, 07:36 AM
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"Pata Pata" is the name of a dance we do down Johannesburg way.
And everybody starts to move as soon as "Pata Pata" starts to play - whoo
Saguquga sathi bega nantsi Pata Pata

Whoo, every Friday and Saturday night it's "Pata Pata" time
The dance keeps going all night long till the morning sun begins to shine - hey!

Aya sat wuguga sat - wo-ho-o
Saguquga sathi bega nantsi Pata Pata
Hiyo mama hiyo ma nantsi Pata Pata
Hiyo mama hiyo ma nantsi Pata Pata
Saguquga sath' - hit it!
Aah- saguquga sath' - nantsi - hit it!
Pata Pata
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Old 05-24-2020, 07:46 AM
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Willie, bring your little drum.
Robin, get your fife, and come,
And be merry while you play.

Tu-re-lu-re-lu, pat-a-pat-a-pan
We will listen as you play
For the joy for Christmas day.
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Old 05-24-2020, 10:12 AM
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Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Li
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral
Hush now, don't you cry
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Li
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral
That's an Irish lullaby
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Old 05-24-2020, 10:54 AM
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We're the boys of Belfast town,
Rant and roar and ramblin' round,
We're Irishmen of high renown,
That's the boys of Belfast!
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:47 PM
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Guess who just got back today
Them wild-eyed boys that had been away
Haven't changed that much to say
But man, I still think them cats are crazy
They were askin' if you were around
How you was, where you could be found
Told 'em you were livin' downtown
Drivin' all the old men crazy

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town)
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Old 05-24-2020, 05:11 PM
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Gotta get my old tuxedo pressed
Gotta sew a button on my vest
'Cause tonight I've gotta look my best
Lulu's back in town

Gotta get a half a buck somewhere
Gotta shine my shoes and slick my hair
Gotta get myself a boutonniere
Lulu's back in town
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Old 05-24-2020, 05:28 PM
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Say!

Be-bop-a-Lula
She's my baby

Be-bop-a-Lula
I don't mean maybe

Be-bop-a-Lula
She's my baby doll

My baby doll
My baby doll

Let's Rock!
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Old 05-24-2020, 06:28 PM
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Bang bang Lulu,
Lulu's going away,
Lu is going to bang bang
Now Lulu's going away?

Lulu had a boyfriend,
He could not get enough,
She could never stop him,
He was hooked on makin' ....
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Old 05-24-2020, 08:37 PM
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See the neon sign
The kids stand in line
And money clutched in hand
They wanna hear that band
Bass is thumpin'
Everybody's jumpin'
The drummer keeps beatin'
Everybody's meetin' down at Lulu's
Down at Lulu's
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Old 05-24-2020, 10:43 PM
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Pump up the jam, pump it up
While you feet are stompin'
And the jam is pumpin'
Look at here the crowd is jumpin'
Pump it up a little more
Get the party going on the dance floor
Seek us that's where the party's at
And you'll find out if you're too bad
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Old 05-25-2020, 05:40 AM
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Walking down the road
With an old blade in your hand,
Johnny too bad, that's what they say
Walking down the road
With a blade in your waist,
Johnny too bad, Johnny too bad
Don't you play come faking,
You're looking and mistaking,
Too bad
You're hurrying and you're shooting,
You're losing, told you,
You're too bad
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Old 05-25-2020, 04:26 PM
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He got a custom Continental
He got an Eldorado too
He got a thirty two gun in his pocket for fun
He got a razor in his shoe

And it's bad, bad Leroy Brown
The baddest man in the whole damned town
Badder than old King Kong
And meaner than a junkyard dog
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Well I had an old dog and his name was Blue
Yes, I had an old dog and his name was Blue
Well I had an old dog and his name was Blue
Bet ya five dollars he's a good dog too
Old Blue chased a possum up a holler limb
Blue chased a possum up a holler limb
Blue chased a possum up a holler limb
The possum growled, Blue whined at him
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Old 05-25-2020, 06:04 PM
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Yo listen up, here's the story
About a little guy that lives in a blue world
And all day and all night and everything he sees is just blue
Like him, inside and outside
Blue his house with a blue little window
And a blue Corvette
And everything is blue for him
And himself and everybody around
'Cause he ain't got nobody to listen
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Yo listen up, here's the story
About a little guy that lives in a blue world
And all day and all night and everything he sees is just blue
Like him, inside and outside
Blue his house with a blue little window
And a blue Corvette
And everything is blue for him
And himself and everybody around
'Cause he ain't got nobody to listen
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Old 05-25-2020, 07:20 PM
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Zaz had red hair, he didn't care
He always laughed loud, he wasn't proud
Just a real easy guy who wouldn't tell a lie
But then one day Zaz turned blue
Zaz turned blue, what were we supposed to do
Zaz turned blue, what were we supposed to do

When Zaz turned blue
One night in the park for a lark
Zaz let Steve Brown fool around
Steve squeezed his neck, figured what the heck
But Zaz hit the ground, he was downed
Zaz turned blue, what were we supposed to do
Zaz turned blue, what were we supposed to do
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Old 05-25-2020, 09:41 PM
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Well brunettes are fine man
And blondes are fun
But when it comes to getting a dirty job done

I'll take a redheaded woman
A redheaded woman
It takes a redheaded woman
To get a dirty job done

Well listen up stud
Your life's been wasted
'til you've got down on your knees and tasted

A redheaded woman
A redheaded woman
It takes a redheaded woman
To get a dirty job done
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Old 05-25-2020, 10:09 PM
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Hey I'm redneck woman
I ain't no high class broad
I'm just a product of my rasin'
And I say "hey y'all" and "Yee Haw"
And I keep my Christmas lights on my front porch all year long
And I know all the words to every Tanya Tucker song
So here's to all my sisters out there keeping it country
Let me get a big "Hell Yeah" from the redneck girls like me
Hell yeah
Hell yeah
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Old 05-25-2020, 10:14 PM
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Never mind -- I got sniped.

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Old 05-25-2020, 10:19 PM
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In this thread, Bill, it doesn't really matter. Here, for example, is my answer to yours, in case you're interested:

I saw her again last night,
And you know that I shouldn't.
To string her along's just not right,
If I couldn't I wouldn't.
But what can I do, I'm lonely too,
And it makes me feel so good to know,
You'll never leave me.

Now, we can continue with Kent's.
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