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A Bad Goodbye

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A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes

"When I was a little girl my father used to say, "If trouble ever troubles you, just dream your cares away." A dream is a wish your heart makes when you're fast asleep. In dreams you will lose your heartache, whatever you wish for you keep. Have faith in yo...

All I Need To Know

Look at my face. I know the years are showin'. Look at my life. Still don't know where it's goin'. I don't know much, but I know I love you, and that may be all I need to know. Look at these eyes. Oh, they never see what matters. And look at these dreams, so...

All Of A Sudden

All of a sudden all the past was behind me. All of a sudden nothing stood to remind me. All of a piece I am awake and I can say. All of a sudden I am finding religion. All of a sudden all my sins are forgiven. Now all at once it is down to you and me. I see...

Am I Blue

I'm just a woman, a lonely woman, waiting on the weary shore. I'm just a woman who's only human, one you should feel sorry for. Well, I woke up this morning a long about dawn. Without a warning I found that he was gone. Why did he do it? How could he do it? H...

Baby mine

Baby mine, don't you cry. Baby mine, dry your eyes. Rest your head close to my heart, never to part, baby of mine. Little one, when you play, pay no heed what they say. Let your eyes sparkle and shine, never a tear, baby of mine. If they knew all about you,...

Baby, It's Cold Outside

[Bette:] I really can't stay [James:] But baby, it's cold outside. [B:] I got to go 'way. [J:] But baby, it's cold outside. [B:] This evening has been [J:] Been hopin' that you'd drop in. [B:] so very nice. [J:] I'll hold your hands, they're just like ice. [B:...

Bang, You're Dead

"Oh god, oh god. Dumping so early in the evening. I really didn't mean that. I really didn't mean that." Above the ground, I'm lifted to the sky, and down like a tumbling weed I found myself stranded high and dry. A circus ride, oh, it only costs a dime, bu...

Beast Of Burden

Now write this down! I'll never be your beast of burden. My back is broad, but it's a' hurtin'. All I want is for you to make love to me. I'll never be your beast of burden. I walk for miles, my feet are hurtin'. All I want is for you to make love to me. Wh...

Big Noise From Winnetka

This is the story of a young girl who was the Einstein of the dance. They called her Big Noise from Winnetka, against her no one stood a chance. Big Noise blew in from Winnetka, stole each fellow's heart and then, Big Noise blew in from Winnetka, Big Noise ble...

Billy A Dick

Every night while I'm undressin', sayin' my prayers and lightly confessin', I can hear hot licks from a set of drums upstairs. Well, it couldn't be Johnny 'cause he isn't there; Johnny's overseas. We no not where. But, believe it or not, every night on the d...

Birds

"Oh, that's so heavy. We're goanna do a, a Neil Young song. Neil is so heavy. Neil is so mellow and laid back. I'm trying my best to be mellow and laid back. You know, I have even gone organic. Last week I ate an Earth Shoe. Oh, did I sing the ballad yet...

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

He was a famous trumpet man from out Chicago way. He had a boogie style that no one else could play. He was the top man at his craft, but then his number came up and he was gone with the draft. He's in the army now. He's blowin' reveille. He's the boogie woogi...

Breaking Up Somebodys Home

I got a funny feelin' that all of you girls Had better hold on to your man. 'cause i feel, i says i feel, I feeeeel like breaking up somebody's home. See, lying here all alone On a rainy night like this. Starvin' for some lovin'. Oh-oh, what i would give, Wha...

Buckets Of Rain

[Bette:] Ohh-oh, Ohh-oh, ah Sing to me baby, baby. Buckets, nuggets of rain. [Bette & Bob:] Nuggets of rain, nuggets of tears. Got all the nuggets comin' out of my ears. Nuggets of moonbeams in my hand. You got all the love, honey baby, I can stand. I be...

Chapel Of Love

Woah! spring is here and the sky is so very blue. Wo-o-o-oah, birds all sing as if they knew, Today's the day we'll say, "i do," And we'll never be lonely anymore. Because we're goin' to the chapel And we're gonna get married, Goin' to the chapel And we're go...

Clint Blac

I´ve been bound to leave you, we´ve known that for awhile I´m sure it´s something I can´t do if I can´t leave you with a smile I don´t know how far I´ll have to go till I´m sure those eyes won´t cry And in my mind I´ve left enough to know that I can´t leave...

Come Back, Jimmy Dean

I read the paper and I hear the news. I search the heavens vainly for clues. Where has he gone to, and where can he be? I need someone, we need someone. Come back, Jimmy Dean. Yesterday morning I read in the Times, things cost a dollar that once cost a dime....

Come Rain Or Come Shine

[Eddie:] "Hey, Sarge . . . Sing him a song, honey. He's earned it! Ha ha!" I'm gonna love you like nobody's loved you, come rain or come shine. High as a mountain, deep as a river, come rain or come shine. And I guess when you met me it was just one of thos...

Cradle Days

You took me from my mother's lovin' arms. I still had about a foot to grow. Whoa-ooh, I must have been only maybe seventeen. It was a very long time ago. Actually we raised each other; you, our kids and myself. You wait 'til you become a part of me, then you...

Daytime Hustler

Daytime Husler, you're out of line. Don't ya try to change my mind! Don't you try. You see, I ain't no fool. No, I can tell, oh, baby, you ain't my kind! My ki-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-hi-hi-hind! I'm in love with a down-home man. Simple lovin' I can understand. I'v...

Delta Dawn

She was forty-one and her daddy still called her baby. Everyone in Brownsville thinks she's crazy, 'cause she walks to the station with a suitcase in her hand. And she's looking for a mysterious dark-haired man. In her younger days they called her Delta Dawn....

Do You Want To Dance?

Do you wanna dance, and hold my hand? Tell me you're my lover man. Oh baby, do you wanna dance? We could dance under the moonlight, hug and kiss all through the night. Oh baby, tell me, do you wanna dance with me baby? Do you, do you, do you, do you want to...

Dreamland

"Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep. Angels on my left and right to keep me safe all through the night." There's a place way up high, starry bright there, through the night there. Close your eyes. Let your wishes fly. You'll be in Dr...

Drinking Again

Drinkin' again. Thinking of when you loved me. Having a few. Wishing that you were here. Making the rounds. Buying a round for total strangers. Just being a fool, 'cause I keep hoping, hoping, hoping you'll appear. Sure I can borrow a smoke. I can sit here a...

E Street Shuffle

It's ninety-three degrees, and the radio says a storm front's movin' in. Sure is hot. There's a double feature down at the Fox, but everybody's seen it twice. And, besides, the air conditioner's broke. The old lady who runs the ice cream store got robbed last...

Empty Bed Blues

Woke up this mornin' with an awful achin' head. Woke up this mornin' with an awful achin' head. My new man left me. I'm just a bloom in an empty bed. Now, when my bed gets empty I get to feelin' kind of mean and blue. When my bed gets empty, get to feelin' aw...

Empty Red Blues

Woke up this mornin' with an awful achin' head. Woke up this mornin' with an awful achin' head. My new man left me. I'm just a bloom in an empty bed. Now, when my bed gets empty I get to feelin' kind of mean and blue. When my bed gets empty, get to feelin' aw...

Every Road Leads Back To You

Old friend, here we are, After all the years and tears And all that we've been through. It feels so good to see you. Lookin' back in time, There've been other friends and other lovers, But no other one like you. All my life, no one ever has known me better. I...

Everything's Coming Up Roses

I had a dream, a dream about you, baby. It's gonna come true, baby. They think that we're through, but baby, You'll be swell! You'll be great! Gonna have the whole world on the plate! Starting here, starting now, honey, everything's coming up roses! Clear th...

Fat As I Am

Fat as I am. Who wants to see a diva fat as I am? I get mistaken now for Lainie Kazan. How is it that I'm fat as I am? Fat as I am. The camera's gonna add a ton to my can. This is the way they say Godzilla began. How did I get as fat as I am? "Try it again."...

Favorite Waste Of Time

You're my-i-i-i-i-i, baby, you're my favorite waste of time. My-i-i-i-i-i, baby, you're my favorite waste of time. Here I am, I'm playing daydreaming fool again. My favorite game. And you are the one who's got my head in the clouds above. You're the one that...

Fire Down Below

Here comes The Rose, looking mighty fine. Here comes ol' Nancy, walking right in time. Here comes the stripper, bringing on the night. Here come the boys, faces hidden from the light. Walk through the shadows. Well, they come and they go. Only one thing on th...

For All We Know

Sweetheart, the night is growing old. Sweetheart, my love is still untold. A kiss that is never tasted, forever and ever is wasted. For all we know we may never meet again. Before you go, make this moment sweet again. We won't say good night until the last mi...

Friends (Side 2, Cut 1)

Oh, you got to have friends, the feeling's oh so strong. You got to have friends to make that day last long. Had some friends, but they're gone, somethin' came and took them away, and from the dusk 'til the dawn here's where I will stay. Standing at the end o...

Friends (Side 2, Cut 6)

And I am all alone. There is no one here beside me. And my problems have all gone. There is no one to deride me. But you got to have friends. The feeling's oh so strong. You got to have friends to make that day last long. I had some firends but they're gone,...

From A Distance

From a distance the world looks blue and green, and the snow-capped mountains white. From a distance the ocean meets the stream, and the eagle takes to flight. From a distance, there is harmony, and it echoes through the land. It's the voice of hope, it's the...

Hang On In There, Baby

Well hello. Gee, I can't believe you're here with me. Oh, I've wanted to see you alone for so long. Where did you learn to do all that? Oh, c'mon over here, sit down right next to me. Oh, c'mon, don't be afraid. I ain't gonna hurt you. Just want to show you a...

He Was Too Good To Me / Since You Stayed Here

He was too good to me. How will I get along now? So close he stood to me. Everything seems all wrong now. He would have brought me the sun. Making me smile, that was his fun. When I was mean to him he'd never say, "Go away, now." I was a queen to him. Who's g...

Heart Over Head

I had a will of iron. I had a heart of steel. I always call the shots. But, honey, you shoot to kill. I've spent a hundred other nights like this. A little laughter and a stranger's kiss. But the next thing that I knew, I was heart over head over heart over h...

Hello In There

We had an apartment in the city. Me and my husband liked living there. It's been years since the kids have grown, a life of their own, left us alone. John and Linda live in Omaha. Joe is somewhere on the road. We lost Davy in the Korean war. I still don't kno...

Higher And Higher (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me)

Mm, your love is lifting me higher than I ever been lifted before. Ooh, baby, keep it up, sweet baby. Quench my desire, and I'll be at your side forever more. 'Cause your love is liftin' me higher and higher. Your love keeps on liftin' me, oh, higher, higher....

Hurricane

You drove into town like the wind. Hot on the heels of the rain. And in your eyes all is calm. That's why they call you Hurricane. You blow me away. You blow me away. Ooh, what a powerful force howling around in my brain. Knocking me down with your touch. Mm...

Hurry On Down

Hurry on down to my house, honey, ain't nobody home but me. Hurry on down to my house, baby. Oh, I'm blue as I can be. I love you. You love me. A-hurry through the alley so the neighbors don't see. Hurry on down to my house, honey, ain't nobody home but me. Oo...

I Don't Want The Night To End

And I don't want, I, I don't want, I don't want the night to end. Oh, daddy, daddy. Oh, daddy, daddy. Wastin' half my life on platforms underground, the other half I'm spending as a desperate clown. My problem now is that you're nowhere to be found. In dark d...

I Know You By Heart

[B:] Everybody wants to find a love, somebody, somebody who will always care. But we get locked up in our own worlds, with feelings and secrets we're afraid to share. [D:] But all I have to do is see you smile, or maybe, just maybe if I brush your hand; somet...

I Never Talk To Strangers

[B:] "Bartender, I'd like a Manhattan, please." [T:] Um, stop me if you've heard this one, but I feel as though we've met before. Perhaps I am mistaken. [B:] But it's just that I remind you of someone you used to care about. Oh, but that was long ago. Now tel...

I Remember You

I remember you. You're the one who made my dreams come true, a few kisses ago. I remember you. You're the one who said, "I love you, too. I do. Didn't you know?" I remember, too, a distant bell, and stars that fell like rain out of the blue. When my life is...

I Remember You / Dixie's Dream

[Announcer:] "The stars of our show, and America's "shiekest" couple, Eddie Sparks and Dixie Leonard!" [J:] I remember you. [B:] I'd like to say that you're in my dreams. [J:] You're the one who made my dreams come true [B:] You're usually dead, [J:] a few [...

I Shall Be Released

They say everything can be replaced. That every distance is not near. So I remember every face of every man who put me here. They say every woman needs protection, then they turn around and tell you every woman's got to fall. I swear I see my own reflection s...

I Think It's Going To Rain Today

Broken windows and empty hallways, a pale dead moon in a sky streaked with grey. Human kindness is overflowing, and I think it's gonna rain today. Scarecrows dressed in the latest styles, the frozen smiles to chase love away. Human kindness is overflowing, an...

I'm Singing Broadway

I'm singing Broadway and I love it! I'm singing Broadway and I'm proud! You can keep your Springsteen. Shove your Chaka. I really don't care for that kind of kaka. Ethel, Liza, Chita, that's my crowd, my crowd! Yes-sah, I'm singing Broadway and it's heaven! '...

I've Still Got My Health

I'm always a flop at a top-notch affair, but I've still got my health, so what do I care? My best ring, alas, is a glass solitaire, but I still got my health, so what do I care? By fashion and foppery, I'm never discussed. Attending the opry, my box would be...

In My Life

"It's Christmas time. Gonna sing a little song for you." There are places I remember all my life, though some have changed. Some forever, not for better. And some have gone, and some remain. All these places have their moments with lovers and friends I still...

In The Mood

Jumping with my boy, Sid right here in the city. Don't you know that is was grand? Really grand, so grand. And then you came along, then you came along, boy. And sang your groovy song, sang a song and I asked: Mr. Whatchacallem, whatcha doing tonight? Hope yo...

Is It Love

Don't ask me why you feel the need to cry. Stop. We don't need your sad, sad eyes. I've been up, I've been down, I've been wandering all around. But it's all right. I found out the hard way. Is it love that makes your world go 'round and 'round? Is it love t...

Keep On Rockin'

You know I been thinkin' Lord, about the hard sides of rock and roll. They say you can't make no money, ooh, unless you're the Rolling Stones. That put a chip on my shoulder; gave me the fire in my in my blood. Children of the Earth, listen what I say. You ma...

La Vie En Rose

Hold me close and hold me fast. This magic spell you cast; this is la vie en rose. When you kiss me, heaven sighs. And though I close my eyes I see la vie en rose. When you press me to your heart, I'm in a world apart. A world where roses bloom. And when yo...

Leader Of The Pack

"Hey, Betty? Is that Jimmy's ring you're wearing?" "Uh huh." "Oh! Must be nice riding on that motorcycle after school, huh?" "Uh huh." "Is he picking you up after school today?" "Unh uh!" "Well, where'd ya meet him?" I met him at the candy store. He turned ar...

Let Me Call You Sweetheart

Mmm, why dontcha let me call you sweetheart? I'm in love with you. Mm, let me hear ya say that you love me too. Keep the love-light glowin' in your eyes so true. Cause . . . 

Let Me Drive

Honey, you're from Detroit. You know a lot about wheels. A summertime hot rod's givin' me the brake job. Don't you stop 'til I start to squeal. 'Cause, baby, I love your body as much as your automobile. But I need more than a tune up. I'll take you with the mo...

Let Me Just Follow Behind

Oh, to have you walking so near. You're an angel, my dear, and you ease my mind. I'll not kiss or hold you, my dear. Would you let me just follow behind. Now, I have loved me many fine men. Oh, so many fine men had a bed to share. I would trade these lovers g...

Long John Blues

"Doctor Long John. My dreams are full of Doctor Long John." I got a dentist who's over seven feet tall. I have a dentist who's over seven feet tall. His name is Doctor Long John and he answers every call. You know, I went to Long John's office. I said, "Docto...

Love Me With A Feeling

[Man:] "All right! She's gonna sing!" [Rose:] "All right, we all turn to page 438. Now, you know we all gonna sing along. Oh, I do love a revue." Ohhhhhh! You know, women don't like this woman, 'cause I always speak my mind. But the men ain't crazy about me...

Love Says It's Waiting

You were told to wait there for love. Love says it's waiting for you. And all I want to say is I know it's never easy getting all dressed up with no place to go. Help, for, that's what we're here for. All one together. Is no one alone? Come see your sister....

Make Yourself Comfortable

I've got some records here to put you in the mood. The phone is off the hook so no one can intrude. I feel romantic and the record changes automatic, baby. Sweetheart, we hurried through the dinner and we hurried through the dance. We left before the picture...

Marahuana

I wait alone here in the Mexican sunlight, but the Mexican sunlight seems so lifeless and cold. Sad and forlorn, I try to find consolession with a man desperession, I cannot withhold. Soothe me with your caress sweet marahuana. Oh, marahuana. Help me in my di...

Married Men

The world is full of married men with wives who never understand. They're looking for someone to share the excitement of a love affair. And just as soon as they find you they'll wine you and dine you. Fly on the wings of romance. But in the eyes of the world...

Midnight In Memphis

It's midnight in Memphis and all the boys are out tonight. Oh, midnight in Memphis, but my true love is not in sight. The neon's glowing, but I just don't see the light. I'm following my footsteps trying to find myself a friend. Oh, baby! Following my footste...

Millworker

Now my grandfather was a sailor. He blew in off the water. My father was a farmer and I his only daughter. Took up with a no good millworking man from Massachusetts who died from too much whiskey and leaves me these three faces to feed. Millwork ain't easy,...

Miss Otis Regrets

"Oh, hi! A-heh heh! Is Miss Otis in?" "Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today." Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today, madam. Miss Otis regrets she's unable to lunch today, mmmmmm. And she's sorry to be delayed, but last evening down at lover's...

Moonlight Dancing

How 'bout a little bit, a little bit of moonlight dancin' underneath the starry sky? How 'bout a little bit, a little bit of moonlight dancin'? Just the moon and you and I. Mmm, just the moon and you and I. Moonlight dancin', mmm, moonlight dancin'. How 'bout...

Mr. Goldstone

[Rose:] Have an eggroll, Mr. Goldstone. Have a napkin, have a chopstick, have a chair. Have a spare rib, Mr. Goldstone. Any spare that I can spare I'll be glad to share! Have a dish, have a fork, have a fish, have a pork. Put your feet up. Feel at home. Have...

Mr. Rockefeller

"Hi, operator." "May I help you?" "Yeah, it's me again. Did you get him on the line yet? . . . Oh, this is awful. I've been trying to get him all day. . . . No, it's okay. I'll wait." Mr. Rockefeller, how are you? Mr. Rockefeller, having fun? Mr. Rockefelle...

My Eye On You

Your hair's so fair, your eye's so dark. I love you hard as my life. You pass me by as though I were a stone. You cut me like a knife. Boy, I do. I got my eye on you. Got my eye on you. I'm walking down by the water's edge. Feel like I'm coming apart. I'm so...

My Knight In Black Leather

Time: 2:15, the am. Place: ronardo's "boom-boom-room" on south street. I'm a hot blonde and it was a cold night. This is my story. i ain't ashamed to tell it. I was hungry, tired and lookin' for love. I was just a pilgrim in the hot pursuit of love. Wandered...

My Mother's Eyes

"I think I'll sing you a little ballad. It's a new one. I just learnt it. Oh, I hope you like it." Got my mother's eyes and my father's hair. Does anybody really care? It's gettin' cold out here. Well, I keep walkin' with my head held high, with my head to...

Nanette

"Uh! Here is another lady; She is not as amusing as Sophie, but she has a, she has a little something. I think she's, she has a certain quality of, uh . . . dementia! I call her, I call her, Nanette." Oh! Oh-o-o-oh, Nanette! Whoa-o-oh, Nnnnanette! Whoa-oo...

Night And Day

Ohhhhhhh. Maybe you and I see life with two different visions, and neither one of us is wrong or right. And maybe we're too serious and don't wanna listen. I just wanna make you laugh tonight. We're like day and night, night and day. We are both so different...

No Jestering

My Momma says that I must leave him alone. But how can I do that when I want him in my home? He watched me change from boys to boys and now I am his size. So how can I forget him now when I long to share his life? Mommy, Mommy, he loves your daughter. No jes...

Oh Industry

I am the captain and this is my shrine. Lord of the manor. See what I leave behind. River in flames, cities on fire. Yes, I'm a relic trapped in the wire. Hydrogen fuel, it burns so clean, throbs in the veins; a mother lovin' machine. She is my wife. Her mech...

Oh My My

[Harlettes:] She called up the doctor to see what's the matter. He said, "Come on over." [Bette:] I said, "Do I have to?" My knees started aching, my wrists started shakin' when the doctor said to me, Whoa, he said Oh my my, oh my my, can you boogie? Can you...

Old Cape Cod

If you're fond of sand dunes and salty air, quaint little villages here and there, you're sure to fall in love with Old Cape Cod. If you like the taste of a lobster stew served by a window with an ocean view, you're sure to fall in love with Old Cape Cod. Wi...

One More Round

5, 6, 5, 6, 7, Let's go! Let's go, go, go! Let's go, let's go, let's really go! One more round, girls. Let the Boy Scouts hear you. One for your mother and two for your teachers and three for the pretty boys in a row. One for the money and two to get ready an...

Only In Miami

Walking along the beach last night who do you think I spy? A girl with ebony fire eyes. Soft and low do she cry. Now what could be such a source of pain? I so boldly inquire. Pointing finger Havana way, these three words which transpire: She told me that only...

Optimistic Voices / Lullaby Of Broadway

You're out of the woods, You're out of the dark, You're out of the night. Step into the sun, Step into the light, Then open your eyes And love will open, ahhh, Open, ahhh, Open, open, open, open up. Come on along and listen to The lullaby of broadway. The hip...

Otto Titsling

"This next story is a true story. It concerns two of my favorite subjects: industrial theft . . . and-a t-ts! Mmm, what a combo! This is the story . . . The inventor of the modern foundation garment that we women wear today was a German scientist and ope...

P.s. I Love You

Dear, I thought I'd drop a line. The weather's cool. The folks are fine. I'm in bed each night at nine. P.S. I love you. Yesterday we had some rain, but all in all I can't complain. Was it dusty on the train? P.S. I love you. Write to the Browns just as soon...

Paradise

There is a land i know Where lovers go and flowers grow Forever more; Where time is standing still And lovers fill the quiet places By the shore. We will cross the rainbow To a place where we'll be free, And he'll give his love to me. So i wait for the day Wh...

Rain

Come on down lightning. Come on down thunder. Come on down raindrops. Don't leave me to wonder. Life ain't worth loving, love ain't worth having without you. Come on down heartache. Come on down pain. Come on down teardrops, falling like rain. Life ain't wort...

Ready To Begin Again

When my teeth are rinsed in a glass by my bed, And my hair lies somewhere in a drawer, You know, the world doesn't seem like a very nice place, Not a very nice place anymore. But i put in my teeth, and i slap on my hair And a strange thing occurs when i do, M...

Red

I read that it's all black and white. Oooh, the spectrum made a shade I like! Ooh, those crinsom rays of ruby bright. Ah! The technicolor li-i-ight! Red! Red! I want red! There's no substitute for red! Red! Paint it red! Green ain't mean compared to red! You...

Rose's Turn

Here she is, boys! Here she is, world! Here's Rose! Curtain up! Light the lights! Play it, boys! Ya either got it, or ya ain't. And, boys, I got it! Ya like it? Well, I got it! Some people got it and make it pay. Some people can't even give it away. This pe...

Say Goodbye To Hollywood

Bobby's driving through the city tonight, through the lights in a hot new rent-a-car. He joins the lovers in his heavy machine. It's a scene down on Sunset Boulevard. Say goodbye to Hollywood. Say goodbye, my baby. Say goodbye to Hollywood. Say goodbye, my ba...

Shiver Me Timbers / Samedi Et Vendredi

Well, I'm leavin' my family, leavin' all my friends. My body's at home, but my heart's in the wind where the clouds are like headlines upon a new front page sky. My tears are salt water. The moon's full and high. And I know Martin Eden is gonna be proud of me...

Skylark

Skylark, have you anything to say to me? Can you tell me where my love may be? Is there a meadow in the mist where he's just waiting to be kissed? Skylark, have you seen a valley green with spring where my heart can go a journeying over the shadows and the ra...

Small World

[Rose:] Funny, you're a stranger who's come here, come from another town. Funny, I'm a stranger myself here. Small world, isn't it? Funny, you're a man who goes traveling rather than settling down. Funny, 'cause I'd love to go traveling. Small world, isn't it...

Soda And A Souvenir

Don't start talking the poetry, darlin'. That's not what I wanna hear tonight. I'm just a girl with moonlight in my eyes. I want a soda and a souvenir. Yes, I'm just a girl with moonlight in my eyes. Don't start whispering the sweet things, darlin'. Your word...

Sold My Soul To Rock 'n' Roll

Drive me home silver eagle. Drive me away from last night's news. Empty beds, crowds of people. Oh, come on, white girl, sing the blues. Warm mister, hold me like you love me. Why don't you make me feel real good for free? And if free don't mean for nothin',...

Some People

Some people can get a thrill knitting sweaters and setting still. That's okay for some people who don't know they're alive. Some people can thrive and bloom living life in the living room. That's perfect for some people of one hundred and five. But I at leas...

Some People's Lives

Some people's lives run down like clocks. One day they stop, and that's all they've got. Some lives wear out like old tennis shoes no one can use. Well, It's sad but it's true. Didn't anybody tell them? Didn't anybody see? Didn't anybody love them like you lo...

Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most

Once I was a sentimental thing; threw my heart away each spring. Now a spring romance hasn't got a chance. Promised my first dance to winter. All I've got to show's a splinter for my little fling. Spring this year has got me feeling like a horse that never le...

Stay With Me

Where did you go when things went wrong, baby? Who did you run to? Find a shoulder to lay your head upon. Baby, wasn't I there? Didn't I take good care of you? But, oh, no. I can't believe you're leaving me, yeah. Stay with me, baby. I'm beggin' you to stay w...

Storybook Children

Daybreak. How can I ever leave this place beside you? You were the only one I ever cried to. The night is through. Now it's heartache. I got to get home before he sees it's daybreak. Light from the sky is shining through the curtain lace. I never really meant...

Strangers In The Night

Ooooooh. Wooooh. Strangers in the night, exchanging glances, wondering in the night what were the chances we would fall in love before the night was through. Something in your eyes was so exciting, and in your smile, ooh, inviting. In my heart I knew I must h...

Stuff Like That There

"Here she is, direct from the convent, Miss Dixie Leonard." I was alone on a shelf in a world by myself. Oh, where could my Prince Charming be? But a man came along, made my life like a song, and taught me these words of ecstasy, tenderly. I want some huggin...

Summer (The First Time)

It was a hot afternoon the last day of June, and the sun was a demon. The clouds were afraid. One ten in the shade, and the pavement was steamin'. I told Billy Ray in his red chevrolet I needed time for some thinkin'. He was just passing by when I caught that...

Superstar

Long ago and so far away, I fell in love with you before the second show. And your guitar just sounds so sweet and clear, but you're not really here. It's just the radio. Don't you remember you told me you loved me, baby? Said you'd be comin' back this...

Surabaya Johnny

I was young, I was just sixteen then, when you came up from Burma one day. And you told me to pack up my suitcase, and I did, and you took me away. I said, "Do you work nice and steady, or do you go sailing and roving out to sea?" And you said, "I have a job o...

The Gift Of Love

You ask me what I want. You ask me what I need. It's nothing you can buy. My heart's not ruled by greed. I don't love a diamond. Diamond's you see through. I want you to hold me. I want you to be true. Give me the gift of love. Look me in the eyes. Say I'm th...

The Girl Is On To You

I'll bet you think you can just use her the way you used to do. I've got news for you. Your fuse is out. The girl is on to you. I'll bet you think you can abuse her and say you love her too. I remember pain you put her through. But the girl is on to you. She...

The Glory Of Love

"This is a song I've been singing for a long time. It's like an old friend. But, you know, I think it, it's only recently that I discovered what it's really about." You've got to give a little, take a little, and let your poor heart break a little. That's...

The Rose

Some say love, it is a river that drowns the tender reed. Some say love, it is a razor that leaves your soul to bleed. Some say love, it is a hunger, an endless aching need. I say love, it is a flower, and you its only seed. It's the heart afraid of breaking...

Together, Wherever We Go

[Rose:] Wherever we go, whatever we do, we're gonna go through it together. We may not go far, but sure as a star, wherever we are, it's together. Wherever I go I know he goes. Wherever I go I know she goes. No fits, no fights, no feuds and no egos, Amigos, t...

Tragedy

Wind storm, comes the sound. From the stars my dark has come. You've gone from me. Whoa, tragedy. Mmm, tragedy. Whoa, come back. Help me here. Call me my love, love. Be sincere. You've gone, you've gone, you've gone from me. Whoa, tragedy. Whoa, tragedy. Lik...

Twisted

"How ya doin' girls? Long time, no see. Listen, I've been to the doctor lately. Honey, I just spent forty dollars to hear that from that guy?" My analyst told me that I was right out of my head. The way he described it he said, "You'd be better off dead tha...

Under The Boardwalk

Oh, the sun beats down and burns the tar up on the roof. And your shoes get so hot, you wish your tired feet were fireproof. Under the boardwalk, down by the sea, on a blanket with my baby is where I'll be. From the park you hear happy sounds from the carouse...

Up The Ladder To The Roof

Come with me, come with me and we shall run across the sky. We illuminate the night. Ohhhh, I, I will try and guide you to better times and brighter days. Just don't be afraid. Come on up the ladder to the roof where we can see heaven much better. Let's go up...

Uptown / Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby) / Da Doo Run Run

He gets up each morning and he goes downtown where everyone's his boss, and he's lost in an angry land. He's a little man. But then he comes uptown each evening to my tentament. Uptown where folks don't have to pay much rent. And when he's there with me he ca...

When A Man Loves A Woman

When he held me in his arms, when he held me in his arms and said, "Baby, baby, baby, you are the only one for me." When a man loves a woman, can't keep his mind on nothing else. He'll trade the world for the good thing he found. Yeah, if she's bad, he can't...

Whose Side Are You On?

Every time I touch you my heart skips a beat. Every time I kiss you I feel love from my head to my feet. Somethin' deep within me, baby, sayin' you should be mine. Don't you know, baby, somewhere I got to, I got to draw the line? Tell me, baby, whose side are...

Wind Beneath My Wings

Ohhhh, oh, oh, oh, ohhh. It must have been cold there in my shadow, to never have sunlight on your face. You were content to let me shine, that's your way. You always walked a step behind. So I was the one with all the glory, while you were the one with all t...

Yellow Beach Umbrella

When I am a flyer, I'll fly down to Miami, get a room in one of those big resort hotels. And nobody there will ever get to know me well. And nobody there will ever get to know me well. I'll be just another yellow beach umbrella on the shore of the southern se...

You Can't Always Get What You Want

I saw her today at the reception. She had a glass of wine in her hand. She said, "Well, now I have to go meet my connection." At her feet was a footloose man. I heard her say, "You can't always get what you want. You can't always get what you want. You can't...

You Don't Know Me

You give your hand to me and then you say, "Hello." And I can hardly speak, my heart is beating so. And anyone can tell you think you know me well. Hell, you don't know me. You don't know me. You don't know the one who dreams of you at night; longs to kiss yo...

You'll Never Get Away From Me

[Rose:] You'll never get away from me. You can climb the tallest tree. I'll be there somehow. True, you could say, "Hey, here's your hat." But a little thing like that couldn't stop me now. I couldn't get away from you, even if you told me to, so go on and t...

You're Moving Out Today

I stayed out late one night and you moved in. I didn't mind 'cause of the state you were in. May I remind you that it's been a year since then? Today the landlady, she said to me, "Your loony friend just made a pass at me." Perhaps you might enjoy a cottage b...