She Bop

We-hell-I see them every night in tight blue jeans–In the pages of a blue boy magazineHey I’ve been thinking of a new sensationI’m picking up–good vibration–Oop–she bop– Do I wanna go out with a lion’s roarHuh, yea, I wanna go south n get me some moreHey, they say that a […]

Continue Reading

Hot Gets A Little Cold

Heaven,you say it could be heavenbut I don’t really knowlovers come and gowhen hot gets a little cold Infatuation is just the great anticipation of starring in that picture showlet’s wait until the credits rollwhen hot gets a little coldwhen hot gets a little cold I could get carried away […]

Continue Reading

Dear John

Dear John What’s wrong? Why can’t you justbe anything you want? Why not?Why not? I tried to tell you then.You didn’t understand. They try andpigeonhole you. Buddy, they don’teven know you. But hang on my dear,dear, John. Maybe you’re not just likeeveryone, so what, so what. And there’s more to […]

Continue Reading

Christmas Conga

It’s time to make the Christmas punchlet’s hang the streamers from the ceilingbring out the old cheerring in the new yearAnd get that Christmas feeling Chorus:I wish you joy that never endshappy times with all your friendscome on and hold my hips a little longeras we do the Christmas Conga,do […]

Continue Reading

Someone Like You

Midnight falls on the snow-lit treesand as I stand inside I know that Ican’t watch life through a windowmy indecision is blocking the doorit’s like a religionthat I never ask for moreI might stumble and fall What’s someone like medoing in a life like this?I can’t seewhat someone like meis […]

Continue Reading

All Through The Night

All through the nightI’ll be awake and I’ll be with youall through the nightthis precious time when time is new,oh all through the night todayknowing we feel the same without saying we have no past we won’t reach backkeep with me foreward all through the nightand once we start the […]

Continue Reading

Hey Now (Girls Just Want To Have Fun)

Hey now, hey nowWhat’s a matta with yaGirls just wanna have fun nowCome on… Hey now, hey nowWhat’s a matta with yaGirls just wanna have fun now I come home in the morning lightMy mother says when you gonna live your life rightOh mommy dear, we’re not the fortunate onesAnd […]

Continue Reading

New Year's Baby (Lullaby)

When I first saw you you looked alienLike someone in mid-danceLike a little old manWhen you first held me in your tiny gripYou seemed just like Popeyewith your cap and your squint Chorus:Shall we sail away with bluebirds and clear skiesNo frowns today just smiles that will brighten our wayAnd […]

Continue Reading

He's So Unusual

You talk of sweeties bashful sweetiesI’ve got one of thoseOh he’s handsome as can beBut he worries me He goes to collegeAnd gathers knowledgeOo, what that boy knows He’s up in his Latin and GreekBut in his chicin’ he’s weak cause,When I want some lovin’And I gotta have some lovin’He […]

Continue Reading

Say A Prayer

Say a prayer for all the souls in bloom cut down far too soon under the scarlet moon under the scarlet moonsay a prayer So, what are you weaving there marionettekeepin’ your balance by a single threadkeepin’ your heart strings tight and pure all you can muster and nothing more […]

Continue Reading

Home On Christmas Day

Sitting in some hotel roomSome place far awaySaw a shop light screaming ChristmasBought your present there today Pre-Chorus:I’ll be home on Christmas dayI am just a thought awayAnd every Christmas treeReminds me where I’d rather be The drunken Santa on the cornerLooks a little blueBut the twinkle in his eye […]

Continue Reading

I'm Gonna Be Strong

I can see you’re slipping away from me and you’re so afraid that I’ll plead with you to stay but I’m gonna be strong. I’ll let you go your way. Love is gone and there’s no sense in going on and your pity now would be more than I could […]

Continue Reading

Minnie & Santa

I worked with a woman named MinnieOne Christmas eve long agoWhen I asked "What you doing this evening?"Minnie took on a seasonal glowShe said she’d be waiting for SantaShe’d be wearing a bright red bow(Oh) Chorus:Minnie and SantaMinnie and SantaWhat they’re up to only heaven knowsShe wrote on a card"Don’t […]

Continue Reading

Girls Just Want To Have Fun

I come home in the morning lightmy mother says when you gonna live your life rightoh mother dear we’re not the fortunate onesand girls they want to have funoh girls just want to have fun the phone rings in the middle of the nightmy father yells what you gonna do […]

Continue Reading

Love To Hate

Fashion fascists out in droves, some with powder up their noseand the money men who had to steal away.Telling stories who they’ve had.Who’s a no count, who looks bad.Then they turn around and say how much they like youlike you, like you? No. I love to hate youI love to […]

Continue Reading