Me And My Shadow

[spoken][Robbie: (american accent)] Johnny and Robbie[Jonathon:] What you talking like that for, you’re from Stoke![Robbie:] I dunno but I can’t stop here pally Like the wallpaper sticks to the wallLike the seashore clings to the seaLike you’ll never get rid of your shadowYou’ll never get rid of me Let all […]

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Have You Met Miss Jones?

Have you met Miss JonesSomeone said as we shook handsShe was just Miss Jones to me Then I said Miss JonesYou’re a girl who understandsI’m a man who must be free. And all at once I lost my breathAnd all at once was scared to deathAnd all at once I […]

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Mack The Knife

Oh the shark has pretty teeth, dearAnd he shows them pearly whiteJust a jack knife has MacHeath, dearAnd he keeps it out of sight When the shark bites with his teeth, dearScarlet billows start to spreadFancy gloves though wears MacHeath, dearSo there’s not a trace of red On the sidewalk, […]

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Straighten Up And Fly Right

A buzzard took a monkey for a ride in the air,The monkey thought that everything was on the square.The buzzard tried to throw the monkey off his back,The monkey grabbed his neck and said, "Now listen, Jack…" Straighten up and fly right,Straighten up and fly rightStraighten up and fly rightCool […]

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Beyond The Sea

Somewhere beyond the seaSomewhere waiting for meMy lover stands on golden sandsAnd watches the ships that go sailing Somewhere beyond the seaHe’s watching for meIf I could fly like birds on highThen straight to his arms I’d go sailingIt’s far beyond a star, it’s near beyond the moonI know beyond […]

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Something Stupid

I know I stand in lineUntil you think you have the timeTo spend an evening with meAnd if we go someplace to danceI know that there’s a chanceYou won’t be leaving with me Then afterwards we drop into a quiet little placeAnd have a drink or twoAnd then I go […]

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Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me

Do nothing till you hear from mePay no attention to what’s saidWhy one should tear the seam of anyone’s dreamIs over my head Do nothing till you hear from meAt least consider our romanceIf you should take the word of others you’ve heardI haven’t a chance True, I’ve been seen […]

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Ain't That A Kick In The Head

How lucky can one guy be? I kissed her and she kissed meLike the fella once said, "Ain’t that a kick in the head?"The room was completely black, I hugged her and she hugged backLike the sailor said, quote, "Ain’t that a hole in the boat?" My head keeps spinnin’,I […]

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It Was A Very Good Year

When I was seventeen, it was a very good year. It was a very good year for small town girls and soft summer nights.We’d hide from the light on the village green when I was seventeen.When I was twenty-one, it was a very good year. It was a very good […]

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Mr. Bojangles

I knew a man BojanglesAnd he’d dance for youIn worn out shoes With silver hair a ragged shirtAnd baggy pantsHe would do the old soft shoe He would jump so highJump so highThen he lightly touch down He told me of the time he worked withMinstrel shows travellingThroughout the south […]

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One For My Baby

It’s quarter to three, there’s no one in the placeExcept you and meSo set ’em’ up Joe, I got a little storyI think you should knowWe’re drinking my friend, to the endOf a brief episodeMake it one for my babyAnd one more for the roadI know the routine, put another […]

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