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#155400 - 02/24/06 11:04 AM pull the blinds
Alex Williams Offline

Registered: 01/05/01
Posts: 1814
Loc: Spam Factory
the front door's shut
back door too
blinds pulled down
what you gonna do
Honey now?

--"Honey Now" by Gillian Welch

Edited by Alex Williams (02/24/06 01:08 PM)

#155401 - 02/24/06 12:56 PM I just can't believe the loveliness...
musick Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 2661
Loc: Chicago
Sugar, ah honey honey
You are my candy girl
And you've got me wanting you.

The Archies

#155402 - 02/24/06 01:04 PM Re: I just can't believe the loveliness...
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
The Candy Man

Who can take a sunrise (who can take a sunrise)
Sprinkle it with dew (sprinkle it with dew)
Cover it with choc'late and a miracle or two
The Candy Man (the Candy Man)
Oh, the Candy Man can (the Candy Man can)
The Candy Man can
'Cause he mixes it with love
And makes the world taste good
(Makes the world taste good)

-- Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
formerly known as etaoin...

#155403 - 02/24/06 05:04 PM Re: I just can't believe the loveliness...
jmh Offline

Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981
So we waved our hands as we marched along
and the people smiled as we sang our song
and the world was saved as they listened to the band.
and the Banner-Man held the banner high

he was ten feet tall and he touched the sky
and I wish that I could be a Banner-Man.


listen to the band.
Sing the same old story
ain't it something grand

to be good as you can
like a Banner-Man !

And the drums went Boom as the cornets play
and the tuba "umpa''d" all the way
and the kids and the dogs were laughing as they ran.
And the Banner-Man held the banner high
with an Allelujah in his eye
and I wish that I could be a Banner-Man.


So we reached the square on the top of the hill
and the music stopped and we stood still
and a few were saved and the people said
Then we all got up and we formed a queue
and the drums went BANG as the trumpets blew
and we marched back down into the town again

Blue Mink

Edited by jmh (02/25/06 06:46 AM)

#155404 - 02/24/06 05:10 PM All of you... uh...
musick Offline
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Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 2661
Loc: Chicago
Now I've heard there was a secret chord
That David played, and it pleased the Lord
But you don't really care for music , do you?
It goes like this The fourth, the fifth
The minor fall, the major lift
The baffled king composing Hallelujah

Your faith was strong but you needed proof
You saw her bathing on the roof
Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you
She tied you To a kitchen chair
She broke your throne, and she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah

You say I took the name in vain
I don't even know the name
But if I did, well really, what's it to you?
There's a blaze of light In every word
It doesn't matter which you heard
The holy or the broken Hallelujah

I did my best, it wasn't much
I couldn't feel, so I tried to touch
I've told the truth, I didn't come to fool you
And even though It all went wrong
I'll stand before the Lord of Song
With nothing on my tongue but Hallelujah

Leonard Cohen

#155405 - 02/25/06 06:52 AM Re: All of you... uh...
consuelo Offline
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Registered: 06/11/01
Posts: 2636
Loc: Caribbean
I saw the light on the night that I passed by her window
I saw the flickering shadows of love on her blind

She was my woman
As she deceived me I watched and went out of my mind

My, my, my, Delilah
Why, why, why, Delilah
I could see that girl was no good for me
But I was lost like a slave that no man could free

Delilah~Tom Jones

#155406 - 02/25/06 06:55 AM touched
jmh Offline

Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981
Wasnít it yesterday
We used to laugh at the wind behind us?
Didnít we run away and hope
That time wouldnít try to find us (didnít we run)
Didnít we take each other
To a place where no oneís ever been?
Yeah, I really need you near me tonight
ícause youíll never take me there again
Let me watch you go
With the sun in my eyes
Weíve seen how love can grow
Now weíll see {for Connie} how it dies

If Iíve got to be strong
Donít you know I need to have tonight when youíre gone?
ítill you go I need to hold you until the time
Your hands reach out and touch me in the morning
(mornings where blue and gold and we could feel one another living)
Then just walk away
(we walked with a dream to hold and we could take what the world was giving)
We donít have tomorrow,
(thereís no tomorrow here, thereís only love and the time to chase it)
But we had yesterday
(but yesterdayís gone my love, thereís only now and itís time to face it)
Touch me in the morning...

Lyrics: Ron Miller/Michael Masser
Artist: Diana Ross
More about these lyrics at:

Connie - you must have sneaked through a whole in cyberspace while I was still composing ... probably because I spent so long decided what to cut. Anyway, I'll see you with a see. Jx

Edited by jmh (02/25/06 02:56 PM)

#155407 - 02/25/06 07:08 AM Re: touched
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont

The sun'll come out
Bet your bottom dollar
That tomorrow
There'll be sun!

Just thinkin' about
Clears away the cobwebs,
And the sorrow
'Til there's none!

When I'm stuck a day
That's gray,
And lonely,
I just stick out my chin
And Grin,
And Say,

The sun'll come out
So ya gotta hang on
'Til tomorrow
Come what may
Tomorrow! Tomorrow!
I love ya Tomorrow!
You're always
A day

-- Annie - Mark Schoenfeld and Barry McPherson
formerly known as etaoin...

#155408 - 02/25/06 07:55 AM Deeply touched...
themilum Offline

Registered: 05/25/02
Posts: 1529
Loc: Aladamnbama the most watered s...
When there are grey skies I don't mind the grey skies.
You make them blue, Sonny Boy.
Friends may forsake me, let them all forsake me.
You pull me thru, Sonny Boy.
You're sent from heaven and I know your worth.
You made a heaven for me right here on the earth.
When I'm old and grey, dear, promise you won't stray, dear,
for I love you, Sonny Boy.

Sonny Boy
______________________________ Al Jolson

#155409 - 02/25/06 06:33 PM Re: May to December!
maverick Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/15/00
Posts: 4757
Since I still appreciate you,
Let's find love while we may.
Because I know I'll hate you
When you are old and gray.

So say you love me here and now,
I'll make the most of that.
Say you love and trust me,
For I know you'll disgust me
When you're old and getting fat.

An awful debility,
A lessened utility,
A loss of mobility
Is a strong possibility.
In all probability
I'll lose my virility
And you your fertility
And desirability,
And this liability
Of total sterility
Will lead to hostility
And a sense of futility,
So let's act with agility
While we still have facility,
For we'll soon reach senility
And lose the ability.

Your teeth will start to go, dear,
Your waist will start to spread.
In twenty years or so, dear,
I'll wish that you were dead.

I'll never love you then at all
The way I do today.
So please remember,
When I leave in December,
I told you so in May.

Tom Lehrer

edit: add link

Edited by maverick (02/25/06 06:36 PM)

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