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Watching The Wheels by John Lennon

People say I’m crazy Doing what I’m doing Well, they give me all kinds of warnings To save me from ruin When I say that I’m okay, well they look at me kinda strange “Surely, you’re not happy now, you … Continue reading

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Ae Fond Kiss by Robert Burns

Ae fond kiss, and then we sever; Ae fareweel, and then forever! Deep in heart-wrung tears I’ll pledge thee, Warring sighs and groans I’ll wage thee. Who shall say that Fortune grieves him, While the star of hope she leaves … Continue reading

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The Old Bachelor (excerpt) by William Congreve

Song from Act ii Scene ii Thus, to a ripe, consenting maid, Poor, old, repenting Delia said, Would you long preserve your lover? Would you still his goddess reign? Never let him all discover, Never let him much obtain. Men … Continue reading

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Hurricane by Bob Dylan and Jacques Levy

Pistol shots ring out in the barroom night Enter Patty Valentine from the upper hall She sees the bartender in a pool of blood Cries out, “My God, they killed them all!” Here comes the story of the Hurricane The … Continue reading

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Alfie by Hal David

“Poems are written to be read and lyrics are written to be sung…” Hal David What’s it all about Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about When you sort it out, Alfie? Are we … Continue reading

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Black Star by David Bowie

In the villa of Ormen, in the villa of Ormen Stands a solitary candle, ah-ah, ah-ah In the centre of it all, in the centre of it all Your eyes ​ On the day of execution, on the day of … Continue reading

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Heroes by David Bowie

I, I will be king And you, you’ll be my queen Though nothing, will drive them away We can beat them, just for one day We can be heroes, just for one day And you, you can be mean And … Continue reading

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