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Old 10-16-2019, 01:09 AM
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Two cigarettes in an ashtray
My love and I, in a small cafe
Then a stranger came along
And everything went wrong
Now there's three cigarettes in the ashtray
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Old 10-16-2019, 03:40 AM
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Now John at the bar is a friend of mine.
He gets me my drinks for free.
And he's quick with a joke or to light up your smoke,
But there's someplace that he'd rather be.
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Old 10-16-2019, 04:54 AM
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Now at a game of chance the other night
Ol' Dame Forson wasn't doin' me right
Them kings and queens just kept on comin' round
Well I got a full and I bet it high
But my plug didn't work on a certain guy
He just kept a risin' and a layin' that money down
He's raise me and I'd raise him
I sweated blood I had to sink or swim
He finally called and he didn't raise the bet
I said "aces is full pal how about you?"
He said "I'll tell you in a minute or two
But I just gotta have another cigarette"
Smoke smoke smoke that cigarette
Puff puff puff
And if you smoke yourself to death
Tell St Peter at the Golden Gate
That you hate to make him wait
But you just gotta have another cigarette
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Old 10-16-2019, 10:52 AM
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It's just a cigarette and it cannot be that bad
Honey don't you love me and you know it makes me sad?
It's just a cigarette like you always used to do
I was different then, I don't need them to be cool
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Old 10-16-2019, 10:52 AM
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Old 10-16-2019, 10:55 AM
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In a soldier's stance, I aimed my hand at the mongrel dogs who teach
Fearing not that I'd become my enemy in the instant that I preach
My existence led by confusion boats, mutiny from stern to bow
Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now
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Old 10-16-2019, 11:13 AM
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May your hands always be busy
May your feet always be swift
May you have a strong foundation
When the winds of changes shift
May your heart always be joyful
And may your song always be sung
May you stay forever young
Forever young, forever young
May you stay forever young.
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Old 10-16-2019, 12:08 PM
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It's like the darkness has been here
For more than days
We watch the evening's army
Leave our shores in every age
To stain eternal bronze
With the mortals die
While every mother's crying

Wait till the morning
When a wheel of fire will cross the sky
A harbor dawn can be signaled
By a single seagull's cry
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Old 10-16-2019, 12:16 PM
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If ever I return, pretty Peggy-O,
If ever I return, pretty Peggy-O,
If ever I return, all your cities I will burn,
Destroying all the ladies in the are-o.
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Old 10-16-2019, 12:45 PM
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If ever I would leave you
It wouldn't be in summer.
Seeing you in summer
I never would go.
Your hair streaked with sunlight,
Your lips red as flame,
Your face with a lustre
That puts gold to shame!
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Old 10-16-2019, 12:49 PM
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Silver and gold
Silver and gold
I'd rather have Jesus than silver and gold
No fame or fortune
Nor riches untold
I'd rather have Jesus than silver and gold

(I was not expecting that when I googled "silver and gold" lyrics)
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Old 10-16-2019, 01:23 PM
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Silver and gold
Silver and gold
Mean so much more when I see
Silver and gold decorations
On every Christmas tree
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Old 10-16-2019, 01:29 PM
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Como mit Kinderchor: Einmal im Jahr wird alles wahr
Zu Weihnacht vergiss nicht,
Vergiss es gewiss nicht.
The whole world needs, a Christmas dream
We need it to warm us, to calm us, to love us
We need it to warm us, to calm us, to love us
We need it to warm us, to calm us, to love us
To help us to dream our Christmas dream
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Old 10-16-2019, 02:11 PM
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Stars shining bright above you
Night breezes seem to whisper "I love you"
Birds singing in the sycamore trees
Dream a little dream of me

Say nighty-night and kiss me
Just hold me tight and tell me you'll miss me
While I'm alone and blue as can be
Dream a little dream of me
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Old 10-16-2019, 04:12 PM
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Blue, blue, my world is blue
Blue is my world now I'm without you
Gray, gray, my life is gray
Cold is my heart since you went away
Red, red, my eyes are red
Crying for you alone in my bed
Green, green, my jealous heart
I doubted you and now we're apart
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Old 10-16-2019, 04:28 PM
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Dropped acid,
Blue Oyster Cult concert,
Fourteen years old.
I thought them lasers were a spider chasing me...

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Old 10-16-2019, 04:48 PM
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Ziggy played guitar, jamming good with Weird and Gilly,
And the spiders from Mars. He played it left hand
But made it too far
Became the special man, then we were Ziggy's band
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Old 10-16-2019, 10:40 PM
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Sitting in the stand of the sports arena
Waiting for the show to begin
Red lights, green lights, strawberry wine,
A good friend of mine, follows the stars,
Venus and Mars are alright tonight
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Old 10-17-2019, 12:50 AM
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If there's a Rock Show at the Concertgebow
You've got long hair at Madison Square
There's rock and roll at the Hollywood Bowl,
We'll all be there,
Ooh wee...

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Old 10-17-2019, 01:51 AM
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We rock at dawn on the front line,
Like a bolt right out of the blue.
The sky's a-light with the guitar bite,
Heads will roll and rock tonight.
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Old 10-17-2019, 02:16 AM
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We got a thousand points of light
For the homeless man
We got a kinder, gentler machine gun hand
We've got department stores and toilet paper
Got styrofoam boxes for the ozone layer
Got a man of the people says keep hope alive
Got fuel to burn, got roads to drive

Keep on rockin' in the free world
Keep on rockin' in the free world
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Old 10-17-2019, 10:05 AM
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Almost every day you fall
Upon my waking eyes,
Inviting and inciting me to rise.
And through the window in the wall
Come streaming in on sunlight wings
A million bright ambassadors of morning.
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Old 10-17-2019, 11:22 AM
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Counting flowers on the wall
that don't bother me at all
Playing solitaire 'til dawn
with a deck of fifty-one
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Old 10-17-2019, 01:00 PM
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Solitaire, it got so lonely
Solitaire, no one to hold me
Where were you when I played solitaire?
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Old 10-17-2019, 01:14 PM
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And keeping to himself he plays the game
Without her love it always ends the same
While life goes on around him everywhere
He's playing solitaire

And solitare's the only game in town
And every road that takes him, takes him down
While life goes on around him everywhere
He's playing solitaire
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Old 10-17-2019, 01:38 PM
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I'm sitting here,
Playing solitaire,
With my pearl-handled deck.

The county won't gimme no more methadone,
And they cut off your welfare check.

Regards,
Carmelita
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Old 10-17-2019, 03:26 PM
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I'm just sitting here watching the wheels go round and round
I really love to watch them roll
No longer riding on the merry-go-round
I just had to let it go
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Old 10-17-2019, 05:04 PM
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Will the circle be unbroken.
By and by, Lord, by and by.
There's a better home a'waitin',
In the sky Lord in the sky....
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Old 10-17-2019, 05:45 PM
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When I die and they lay me to rest
Gonna go to the place that's the best
When I lay me down to die
Goin' up to the spirit in the sky
Goin' up to the spirit in the sky
That's where I'm gonna go when I die
When I die and they lay me to rest
Gonna go to the place that's the best
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Old 10-17-2019, 06:31 PM
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I've got a mansion just over the hilltop
In that bright land where we'll never grow old
And some day yonder we will never more wander
But walk on streets that are purest gold
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Old 10-17-2019, 07:58 PM
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We live in a house upon the hill
It's just a mile away
We look out to sea
Dawn's early light
It chased the night away
Sometimes I can't tell if I'm you or me
Alone in this room with the moon and the sea
Listen to the space where she used to be
Another life away
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Old 10-17-2019, 11:21 PM
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I’ve got the moon in me
swayed by the endless sea
blind now we swim to the shore
she’s got an airplane
I’m on the wings again
fly into the sun
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Old 10-17-2019, 11:29 PM
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Mama always told me not to look into the eye of the sun
But mama, that's where the fun is
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Old 10-18-2019, 01:59 AM
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Well she got her daddy's car
And she cruised through the hamburger stand now
Seems she forgot all about the library
Like she told her old man now
And with the radio blasting
Goes cruising just as fast as she can now
And she'll have fun fun fun
'Til her daddy takes the T-bird away
(Fun fun fun 'til her daddy takes the T-bird away)
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Old 10-18-2019, 02:43 AM
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Fly on, Thunderbird, fly
Fly on, spread your wings to the sky,
Fly on, Thunderbird, fly
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Old 10-18-2019, 09:59 AM
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Fly, robin fly
Fly, robin fly
Fly, robin fly
Up, up to the sky
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Old 10-18-2019, 11:29 AM
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When the red, red robin comes bob, bob, bobbin' along, along
There'll be no more sobbin' when he starts throbbin' his old sweet song
Wake up, wake up, you sleepy head
Get up, get out of your bed
Cheer up, cheer up; the sun is red
Live, love, laugh, and be happy
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Old 10-18-2019, 12:20 PM
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Woke up, fell out of bed
Dragged a comb across my head
Found my way downstairs and drank a cup
And looking up I noticed I was late
Found my coat and grabbed my hat
Made the bus in seconds flat
Made my way upstairs and had a smoke
And everybody spoke and I went into a dream
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Old 10-18-2019, 03:35 PM
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Grab your coat and get your hat
Leave your worry on the doorstep
Just direct your feet
To the sunny side of the street
Can't you hear a pitter-pat?
And that happy tune is your step
Life can be so sweet
On the sunny side of the street
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Old 10-18-2019, 06:34 PM
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I have often walked down the street before,
But the pavement always
Stayed beneath my feet before.
All at once am I,
Several stories high,
Knowing I'm on the street where you live.
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Old 10-18-2019, 06:36 PM
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I have often walked down the street before,
But the pavement never
Rose above my feet before.
Now I'm going down
And I shall wear a frown
Soon I'll be part of the street where you live.
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Old 10-18-2019, 07:03 PM
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Time stands still as I whirl you around
We're dancing without even touching the ground
Finding that falling is easy to do
Lost in the feeling with you
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Old 10-18-2019, 07:10 PM
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You spin me right round, baby,
Right round like a record, baby,
Right round round round....
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Old 10-18-2019, 07:35 PM
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Dizzy
I'm so dizzy, my head is spinning
Like a whirlpool, it never ends
And it's you, girl, making it spin
You're making me dizzy
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Old 10-18-2019, 08:05 PM
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A couple hours later,
We were in the elevator,
Making out like Bonnie and Clyde,
I was dizzy with the love we'd found,
Goin' up and goin' down
Man it was a helluva ride ...
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Old 10-18-2019, 11:31 PM
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"There's a phone," she said, uh huh,
"You'd better have us out
In five minutes time, whatever."
"Please could you make it ten,"
I told the operator,
"I'm having so much fun,
In this elevator...."
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Old 10-19-2019, 09:52 AM
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Ring, ring, telephone ring, somebody said
Baby, what ya doin', I've been wonderin' where you been
Now and then I think about you and me
No use fightin' 'bout things we can't recall
It don't matter now at all
Just come on home, baby, we'll laugh and sing
We'll make love, let the telephone ring
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Old 10-19-2019, 11:01 AM
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Join together 'neath the mistletoe,
By the holy oak whereon it grows
Seven druids dance in seven time
Sing the song the bells call, loudly chiming

Ring out these bells
Ring out, ring solstice bells
Ring solstice bells
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Old 10-19-2019, 12:01 PM
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I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old familiar carols play.
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Old 10-19-2019, 03:07 PM
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We drank a toast to innocence
We drank a toast to time
Reliving, in our eloquence
Another "Auld Lang Syne"

The beer was empty and our tongues were tired
And running out of things to say
She gave a kiss to me as I got out
And I watched her drive away

Just for a moment I was back at school
And felt that old familiar pain
And, as I turned to make my way back home
The snow turned into rain
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