Thursday , 9 July 2020

Aimee Mann

Jacob Marley’s Chain

Well, today a friend told me this sorry tale as he stood there trembling and turning pale he said each day’s harder to get on the scale sort of like jacob marley’s chain. But it’s not like life’s such a veil of tears it’s just full of thoughts that act as souvenirs for those tiny blunders made in yesteryears that …

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Mr Harris

So he’s retired Lives with his sister in a furnished flat He’s got this suit that He’ll never wear outside without a hat His hair is white but he looks half his age He looks like jimmy stewart in his younger days. And honestly, i might be Stupid to think love is love But i do And you’ve waited so …

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Put Me On Top

I should be knocking on the door of the pearly gates Why keep a poor man alive in a job he hates I’ve heard that good things will come to he who waits I should be riding on a float in the hit parade Instead of sitting on the curb behind the barricade Another verse in the doormat serenade Won’t …

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Say Anything

You see me as a judge Though i deny it And hold me like a grudge Then justify it But when you make such claims In searching for something that explains Please take a good look at our remains ’cause if you were everything you say Things would be different today And maybe there’s room for compromise But signs that …

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Stupid Thing

nothing was saving our day There was nothing to say, But you said something anyway Claiming i stepped out of line Which forced you to leave me, As if that idea was mine. Oh, you stupid thing Speaking of course as your dear departed Oh, you stupid thing It wasn’t me that you outsmarted Oh, you stupid thing Stopping it …

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Way Back When

Well, i guess that this is now the end Who’d have thought My old friend We signed the papers and we capped the pen But i remember you from way back when ‘good evening, ladies and gentlemen Welcome david-what’s-his-name-again’ Things change – The old cliche If we knew now what we knew yesterday Oh, we couldn’t give it away. I …

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Fifty Years After The Fair

Fifty years after the fair The picture i have is so clear Underneath the clouds in the air Rose the tyrlon and the perisphere And that for me was the finest of scenes That perfect world across the river in queens Fifty years after the fair I drink from a different cup But it does no good to compare ’cause …

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Don’t Watch Me Bleed

pre>dm c bb :|| (4x) *** verse 1: Dm c bb gm I guess you gave as good as you got Dm c bb gm I guess this love is dead at last Dm c bb gm But i paid such a lot Dm c bb gm The price you pay for living under glass *** chorus: Dm f bb …

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I’ve Had It

We made it down to new york With everything intact But as for getting back – It was boo who made the joke, They don’t give you any hope But they’ll give you plenty of rope And dan came in from jersey He went to get the drums And if buddy ever comes We can get it off the ground …

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Sleep

pre> Capo 1: db maps as c *** verse 1: C bm You are on your honor, now be on your way C bm a I’ll be right behind you, you can hear me say *** chorus: D g em Sleep, close your eyes, say goodnight now D g em He is waiting D g em Sleep, close your eyes, …

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