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#154224 01/31/06 12:15 AM
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The Girl from Ipanema

Tall and tan and young and lovely
the girl from Ipanema goes walking
and when she passes each one she passes goes ahh.

When she walks shes like a samba
that swings so cool and sways so gentle
that when she passes each one she passes goes ahh.

Chorus:
Oh, but he watches so sadly.
How can he tell her he loves her?
Yes, he would give his heart gladly
but each day when she walks to the sea
she looks straight ahead, not at he.

Tall and tan and young and lovely
the girl from Ipanema goes walking
and when she passes he smiles, but she doesnt see.

Words & Music by Vincius De Moraes & Antonio Carlos Jobim. English lyrics by Norman Gimbel


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Sorry for the interuption folks...

ETA, I can't make the words fit with the tune we always hear. Can you write the first verse with the pauses to fit the music?

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how's this: Ipanema?



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That is so cool!!! Kisses!!

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Yes, very cool, etaoin.

But the "ahh" seemed a bit Lackadaisical; musical, yet lackadaisical.
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Three cool cats, three cool cats

Parked on the corner in a beat-up car
Dividing up a nickel candy bar
Talking all about how sharp they are, these
Three cool cats

Three cool chicks, three cool chicks

Walkin' down the street swingin' their hips
Splitting up a bag of potato chips
And three cool cats did three big flips for
Three cool chicks

Well, the first cool cat
He said, "Man, look at that!
Man, do you see what I see?"
"I want this little chick!"
"I want that little chick!"
"Hey, man, save one chick for me!"

Three cool chicks, three cool chicks

They look like angels from up above
And three cool cats really fell in love
And three cool chicks made three fools of these
Three cool cats


Three Cool Cats
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#154229 01/31/06 09:59 AM
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> lackadaisical

agreed.


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And the sign said "Long-haired freaky people need not apply"
So I tucked my hair up under my hat and I went in to ask him why
He said "You look like a fine upstanding young man, I think you'll do"
So I took off my hat, I said "Imagine that. Huh! Me workin' for you!"
Whoa-oh-oh

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
Blockin' out the scenery, breakin' my mind
Do this, don't do that, can't you read the sign?

And the sign said anybody caught trespassin' would be shot on sight
So I jumped on the fence and-a yelled at the house, "Hey! What gives you
the
right?"
"To put up a fence to keep me out or to keep mother nature in"
"If God was here he'd tell you to your face, Man , you're some kinda sinner"

Signs~Five Man Electrical Band

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They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot
With a pink hotel, a boutique
And a swinging hot spot
Dont it always seem to go
That you dont know what youve got
Till its gone
They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot

They took all the trees
Put em in a tree museum
And they charged the people
A dollar and a half just to see em
Dont it always seem to go
That you dont know what youve got
Till its gone
They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot


from Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell

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Where the earth shows its bones of wind-broken stones
and the sea and the sky are one
I'm caught out of time, my blood sings with wine
and I'm running naked in the sun
There's God in the trees , I'm weak in the knees and the sky is a painful blue
I'd like to look around, but, honey, all I see is you.

Well, the summer city lights will soften the nights
till you'd think that the air was clear
and I'm sitting with friends where forty-five cents
will buy another glass of beer
He's got something to say, but I'm so far away
that I don't know who I'm talking to
Cause you just walked in the door, and honey, all I see is you.

And I just want to hold you closer than I've ever held anyone before
You say you've been twice a wife and you're through with life
but, honey, what the hell's it for?
After twenty-three years you'd think I could find a way to let you know somehow
That I want to see your smiling face forty-five years from now.

Now alone in the lights on stage every night
I've been reaching out to find a friend
Who knows all the words, sings so she's heard
and knows how all the stories end.
Maybe after the show she'll ask me to go
home with her for a drink or two
Now her smile lights her eyes, but, honey, all I see is you.

And I just want to hold you closer than I've ever held anyone before
You say you've been twice a wife and you're through with life
but, honey, what the hell's it for?
After twenty-three years you'd think I could find a way to let you know somehow
That I want to see your smiling face forty-five years from now.

Forty-five years
Stan Rogers

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When I was younger man
I hadn't a care
Foolin' around
Hitting the town
Growin' my hair
You came along and stole my heart
When you entered my life
Ooh, babe, you got what it takes
So I made you my wife

Since then I never looked back
It's almost like livin' a dream
And oooooooh, I love you

You came along from far away
And found me here
I was playin' around
Feelin' down
Hittin' the beer
You picked me up
From off the floor
And gave me a smile
You said you're much too young
Your life ain't begun
Let's walk for awhile

And as my head was spinnin' 'round
I gazed into your eyes
And thought
Oooooooh, I want you

Thank you babe for being a friend
And shinin' your light in my life
'Cause ooooooh
I need you

As my head was comin' round
I gazed into your eyes
And thought
Ooooooh, I want you

Thanks again for being my friend
And straightenin' out my life
'cause oooooooh
I need you

Since then I never looked back
It's almost like livin' a dream
Ooooooh, I got you

If ever a man had it all
It would have to be me
And ooooooh, I love you

CLIMAX BLUES BAND - "I Love You"

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