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More Than This

I could feel at the time There was no way of knowing Fallen leaves in the night Who can say where they're blowing? As free as the wind Hopefully learning Why the sea on the tide Has no way of turning More than this You know there's nothing More than this Tell

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Candy Everybody Wants

If lust and hate is the candy, if blood and love tastes so sweet, then we give 'em what they want. Hey, hey, give 'em what they want. So their eyes are growing hazy 'cos they wanna turn it on, so their minds are soft and lazy. Well,

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Because The Night

Take me now, baby, here as I am Hold me close, and try and understand Desire is hunger, is the fire I breathe Love is a banquet on which we feed Come on now, try and understand The way I feel under your command Take my hand

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Angel Of Harlem

It was a cold and wet december day When we touched the ground at j.f.k. The snow was melting on the ground On b.l.s. I heard the sound (Of an angel). New york like a christmas tree Tonight, this city belongs to me, (Angel). Soul love Well this love won't

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These Are Days

These are the days These are days you'll remember Never before and never since, I promise Will the whole world be warm as this And as you feel it You'll know it's true that you are blessed and lucky It's true that you are touched by something That

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Noah’s Dove

You win a prize for that For telling lies like that So well that i believed it And i never felt cheated... You were the chosen one... The pure eyes of Noah's dove... Choir boys and angles... Stole your lips and your halo... In your reckless mind, you act

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Don’t Talk

Don't talk, I will listen Don't talk, you keep your distance I'd rather hear some truth tonight Than entertain your lies So take you poison silently Let me be, let me close my eyes Don't talk, I'll believe it Don't talk, listen to me instead I know that if

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Angels, From The Realms Of Glory

Angels, from the realms of glory, Wing your flight o'er all the earth; Ye, who sang creation's story, Now proclaim Messiah's birth: Come and worship, Come and worship Worship Christ, the new-born King. Shepherds in the field abiding, Watching o'er your flocks by night, God with man is now residing; Yonder

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Trouble Me

Trouble... Trouble me Disturb me with all your cares and your worries. Trouble me ...on the days when you feel spent. Why let your shoulders bend underneath this burden when my back is sturdy and strong? Trouble me. Speak to me Don't mislead me, the calm I feel means a

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To Sir, With Love

Those schoolgirl days of telling tales and biting nails are gone But in my mind I know they will still live on and on But how do you thank someone who has taken you from crayons to Perfume? It isn't easy but I'll try If you

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What’s The Matter Here

That young boy without a name Anywhere I'd know his face In this city the kid's my favorite I've seen him I see him every day Seen him run outside Looking for a place to hide From his father The kid half naked And said to myself "Oh, what's the matter

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You Happy Puppet

How did they teach you to be just a happy puppet dancing on a string? How did you learn everything that comes along with slavish funnery? Tell me something, if the world is so insane, is it making you sane again to let another

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Jezebel

To think of my task is chilling To know I was carefully building the mask I was wearing for two years, swearing I'd tear it off I've sat in the dark explaining to myself That I'm straining too hard for feelings I ought to find

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Rainy Day

On bended kneeI've looked through every window then. Touched the bottom, the night a sleepless day instead A day when love came,came easy like what's lost now found. Beneath a blinding light that would surround. We were without, in doubt We were about saving for a

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Hey Jack Kerouac

Hey Jack Kerouac I think of your mother And all the tears she cried She would cry for none other Than her little boy lost in a little world that hated And that dared to drag him down Her little boy courageous He chose his words from mouths

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Gold Rush Brides

[ Spoken intro from: Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey (byLillian Schlissel) ] "While the young folks were having their good times some of the mothers were giving birth to their babies. Three babies were born in our company that summer. My cousin, Emily, gave

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Stockton Gala Days

That summer fields grew high With foxglove stalks and ivy Wild apple blossoms everywhere Emerald green like none I have seen Apart from dreams that escape me There was no girl as warm as you How I've learned to please To doubt myself in need You'll never, you'll never

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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

I beg your pardon I never promised you a rose garden Along with the sunshine, there's gotta be a little rain sometimes I could promise you things, Like big diamond rings But if that's what it takes to hold you I'd as soon as let you go But

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Like The Weather

The color of the sky as far as I can see is coal grey. Lift my head from the pillow and then fall again. With a shiver in my bones just thinking about the weather. A quiver in my lips as if I might

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Eat For Two

Oh, baby blankets and baby shoes, baby slippers, baby spoons,walls of baby blue Dream child in my head is a nightmare born in a borrowed bed Now I know lightning strikes again It struck me once, thenstruck me dead. My folly grows inside of me I eat