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 twinnc-songsf_03.jpgSongs from the Heart

THINK I WILL

Think I'll fool around, I'll fool around
Think I'll go to town, I'll go to town
Think I'll take a ride, I'll take a ride
Till I'm satisfied
Till I'm sure I'm satisfied

Think I'll hug me a chill
Think I'll kiss me a thrill
I think I will

Think I'll fool around your lips
Your tender lips
Make your little heart do flips  
Make your heart do stands and flips

Give you all my love so fine
Give you all my love so fine
Till I'm satisfied you're mine 
Till I know your love is mine
 
Think I'll hug me a chill
Think I'll kiss me a thrill
I think I will

Think I'll fool around your lips
Tenderly make your little heart do flips over me
Your heart do stands and flips
Give you all my love so fine 
All my love so fine

Till I'm satisfied you're mine
Till I know you're love is mine
Really mine 
  
Think I'll hug me a chill
Think I'll kiss me a thrill
I think I will

Intrumental 

La La La La La
La La La La La   

Think I'll fool around you lips
Tenderly make your little heart do flips over me
Think I'll fool around Ya Ya
Think I'll go to town Ya Ya 

Think I'll take a ride 
Till I'm satisfied Ya Ya

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NOTHINGS CHANGED BUT ME

The patch of grass burned by the sun
The lilac bush the broken gate
All the same
Everything all the same
Nothing changed
Nothings' changed but me

How many times we spent our nights out in the yard
People walking by
All the same
Everything all the same 
Nothing changed 
Nothings' changed but me  

I could see their faces 
I was back at home there for awhile
I became my Mother's child again

Home again the painful years seem to pass me by 
All the same
Everything all the same
Nothing changed 
Nothings 'changed but me

Now I'm walking down a  railroad track away from home
Can't look back
Everything all the same
Nothings' changed but me

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BARBARA PEPPER

Where have you gone to Barbara Pepper
Haven't seen you for a long long time
Haven't seen you for a long long time

Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone 
Where have you gone 
Where have you gone

Instrumental 

I've written so many letters
Haven't had an answer in years
Haven't had an answer in years

Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone 
Where have you gone 
Where have you gone

Instrumental 

Oh how you cried when Sidney died
In the Land of Broken Dreams
I saved your picture in Belle of the Hills 
Belle of the Hills with Chill Wills

You disappeard in Sage Brush King
In the arms of John DeMane 
I saved your picture as Lady in Green
How you reigned as Queen of Queens 

Where have you gone to Barbara Pepper
Have you gone the way of Margorie Maine
Or did you just fade away 
Did you just fade away
Did you just fade away 

Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone
Where have you gone 
Where have you gone 
Where have you gone

Fade

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RUN OUT TO MEET MYSELF   

Where am I
Where am I
Where am I
Where am I

Oh, dreams stand in my closet
Like a row of run-down shoes 
I pick a pair and put em on 
Then carefully I choose

The thin small brush of hope
To paint my cracklin mirror face
Directions say to cover scars of pain
With clear clean space

And then I run out to meet myself
In case I happen to walk by
Run out to meet myself
In case I happen to walk by

Where am I
Where am I
Where am I

Count the spoons and sweep the past 
Beneath the barren floor
I look into the glass and think
I've seen that face before 

The fresh bunch in my hand
The color of my wounded pride  
I shut the door run down the stairs
And leave the key inside 

And then I run out to meet myself
In case I happen to walk by
Run out to meet myself
In case I happen to walk by
Run out to meet myself
In case I happen to walk by

Where am I
Where am I
Where am I

Instrumental 

Count the spoons and sweep the past
Beneath the barren floor
I look into the glass and think
I've seen that face before

The fresh bunch in my hand
The color of my wounded pride
I shut the door run, down the stairs 
And leave the key behind 

And then I run out to meet myself
In case I happen to walk by
Run out to meet myself
In case I happen to walk by 
Run out to meet myself
In case I happen to walk by [Repeat]

Fade 

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BROADWAY JOE

Caloric fits and Time Square aunties took their nightly toll
All checkered in jazz and raz-ma-tazz
He lived his dreary life beleagered 
Home home home of the strange
Where the deer and the cantaloupe co-habit 
A giant bird is defiantly heard 
And the skies are all filled with not a ray of light was his for the asking

And boredom found it's way
till along came Joe in sequins and lace  
and he saw the light of day stupendous  

Little Miss Muffitt get off your tuffet
Its not august
I retch with disgust
For your discriminatory way
Your discriminatory way

Broadway Joe cums heavy
Broadway Joes cums heavily 
And promises you a pockeful of miracles 
A pocketful of miracles    
A pocketful of miracles
A pocketful of miracles

Been walking along this dreary road since 1959
Asphalt burns and magnesium glares 
Frightening by my pride
Looking through the stratosphere for little bits of light   
Pulling down the rain clouds
Trying to make it right 
And picking up the pieces that I find

[Voice over] Da da da dddda da da da da da da da ddddda dadad da da da da 
59 59
Love, Love Love Loves Love
On the way 
Love, love, love, love love

Where am I
Where am I
Where am I 

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YOUR PORCH SWINGS SQUEAKS 

Yah Yah Yah yah ya yah yah
Yah Yah yah yah ya yah yah  
Your porch swing makes too much noise
What will your mother think

It's just not made for girls and boys
Who hover on the brink
To falling in love
Of learning the game

I'd like to stay here with you
But baby all the same 
I think that your porch swing makes too much noise
what will you Daddy say

It's just not made for girls and boys
Who find they're on their way
To falling in love 
To share in their dreams

I'd like to stay here with you but baby 
It sometimes seems that every time that my heart peaks
Part of your swing squeaks
And I've decided its no good
Because your porch swing makes too much noise 
How can your grandma sleep
What will the watchdog think

Sorry I worry
So maybe we'd better go 
To falling  in love
To share in our in our dreams

But every time that my heart speaks
Part of your swing squeaks 
And I've decided it's no good
Because your porchswing makes too much noise
How can your grandma sleep
What will the watchdog think
Why do I worry so
Maybe we'd better go

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LETTER FROM DAD AND MOM 

He hurried home from work that day
Picked up the mail, unlocked the door
And smiled as he tore open the letter from Dad and Mom

Dear son
Why son

A stranger called
Gave no name
To tell us something we should know
And now the flowers will not grow

What he said finally shed some light on many things
All that talk we heard last year
Now we understand
Why you and your friend William
Were walking hand in hand

It's ringing in our ears
Looking back through all our tears
What it cost to raise a man
Now we understand
Why you and your friend William
Were more than just good friends

Please don't come home for a while
Try to see it our way
Please don't come home for a while
Better stay away
Please don't come home for awhile
Try to see it our way 
Please don't come for awhile

Stay away
Stay away

You know we love and care
But think about our friends
We've got all our friends out here
They can't understand
Why you and your friend William
Were walking hand in hand  

Please don't come home for a while
Try to see it our way
Please don't come home for a while
Better stay away
Please don't come home for awhile
Try to see it our way 
Please don't come for awhile

Stay away
Stay away
Stay away
Stay away
Stay away  
Stay away 

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MARY

Mary
Mary

Don't sit there, Mary
Cross another bridge 
Love could be waiting 
Just across that bridge

You're longing to find him
But, so afraid to try
Locked within the bad times
When others made you cry 

All those memories
They're holding you down
Keeping you from breaking free
 
Corner them Mary
Gather them Mary
Toss them into the sea 
Into the sea

Take your chances, Mary
Cross another bridge 
A new life is waiting
Just across that bridge

He could be watching
Longing from afar
Needing you to love him
Wondering where you are

Freedom's over there on the other side
Freedom you've never felt before
 
Go to him Mary   
Run to him Mary 
Hurry across your bridge of dreams

Mary
Mary 
Wondering where you are 

Mary
Mary
Longing from a far

Mary
Mary 
Wondering where you are

Mary
Mary
Longing  from afar

Mary
Mary
Wondering where you are

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THE SILENT PARADE    

The soldiers came marching home
The soldiers came marching home  
The streets were silent
Not a single drum
As the soldiers came marching home

It had all gone on too long
No one remembered how it started
No one believed it had ended
But they all watched the silent parade
They all watched the silent parade

The afternoon people were there [people were there
No confetti filled the air [filled the air
Each one tended their private cares wondering
Is it over again
Is it over again
Is it over again   

No one watched the news
Read the papers of the day
Folks were staring out of windows
Nobody shouted  hooray 

It had all gone on too long
No one remembered how it started
No one believed it had ended
But they all watched the silent parade  
They all watched the silent parade 

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PUNXSATAWNEY TOWN

Found you near the end of October
Before the snow had come around
You were just a little broken sparrow
I found there layin' on the ground

Picked you up and took you home to my place
Just in time to miss old Jack Frost
The days were months before I knew it
And much too soon our Winter had passed 

It was Spring when birdies sing
And fly about up in the sky with wings all mended
The groundhog showed his face to the whole human race
At that place in Punxsatawney town

And I couldn't show my tears
As I raised my hand to wave
Goodbye

Each year near the end of October
Before the snow has come around
I walk with my memories to that meadow
Where I found you layin' on the ground

Old friends say I'm full of pipedreams
But it's memories that help me carry on 
Through my closing days that hurry by me
Now that all the leaves have come down

And it's Spring when birdies sing
And fly about up in the sky with wings all mended
The groundhog showed his face to the whole human race
At that place in Punxsatawney town

And I couldn't show my tears
As I raised my hand to wave
Goodbye

[Spoken] All my old friends are happy when the Spring comes
But for me, Spring is the sad time 
The time of year we said goodbye

And it's Spring when birdies sing
And fly about up in the sky with wings all mended
The groundhog showed his face to the whole human race
At that place in Punxsatawney Town

And I couldn't show my tears
As I raised my hand to wave
Goodbye

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IN THE WEST

So the West was won 
But what about the Easterners 
Lost but not forgotten 
In their buildings and their noise

Always settling cause the money just came rolling in 
But the Western wind was nowhere to be found 
And the children grow up
Crying to be free

All the Easterners go down to the sea
On their floating marble mansions
So luxuriously free
But their sailing sons are weary
Of the riches and the rest
And they're peopling the highways
To the country in the West

Of all the places where a kid could be born
He's never asked
So he winds up in a place he cannot stand 
For years his spirit falls
Til it dawns on him he can up and leave

But by then he's the territories man 
And he's trapped there
Feeling very strange  

All the Westerners are home on the range  
And the rich ones have their oil wells
And the poor ones need a change 

Like the cowboys getting restless
With the horses and the cows
So they're heading for an Eastern sky
At midnight on the town 

Now you're a traveler 
But its not the road that you love 
It's the leaving the feelings behind
That belong to a sky full of rain 
At the end of the road
Is the end to your pain

All the Easterners go down to the sea  
On their floating marble mansions
So luxuriously free
But their sailing sons are weary
Of the riches and the rest
And they're peopling the highways to the country
In the West 

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COME LIVE WITH ME

We'll go for a stroll where the jellyfish roll
And the cucumbers rise from the sea
Where the lions are dandy
The rocks are like candy
And you'll get a sand dollar for free

Under oak trees and beaches
We'll eat cherries and peaches
And we'll dance in your sandalwood shoes
They'll be young boysenberries 
With fresh cream from dairies
Once they've been washed in the dew

Come live with me, my dear little one
I promise you a lifetime of fun
From rise of sun till day is done
Come live with me

I'll wrap you in fir trees
We'll nestle like the birdies
And never need fear for the cold 
They'll be ice cream and pine cones 
And stars big as rhinestones
All yours if you reach and take hold  

During Summer I'll bake you some angelfood cake
And I'll frost it with icing of snow
But when cold blizzards storm
They'll be hotdogs to warm
Hushpuppies to speak soft and low.

Come live with me, my dear little one
I promise you a lifetime of fun
From rise of sun till day is done

Come, live with me   
Come, live with me
Come, live with me
Come, live with me

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MATCHMAKER

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match 
Find me a find
Catch me a catch

Matchmaker, matchmaker, look through your book
And make me a perfect match

Matchmaker, matchmaker, she'll bring the vale  
I'll bring the groom 
Slender and pale
Bring her a ring for I'm longing to be
The envy of all I see

For Mama, make her a genius
For Papa, make her rich as a king 
For me, well, I wouldn't holler
If she were as pretty as anything

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match 
Find me a find
Catch me a catch..

Night after night  
In the dark I'm alone
So find me a perfect match

For Mama, Mama I will be gentle
Remember, remember she was also a bride
It's not that I'm sentimental
It's only that I'm a little bit terrified

Matchmaker, make me a
Matchmaker, make me a

Night after night 
In the dark I'm alone 
So find me a find
Catch me a catch 
Make me a match of my own  

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ANNABELLE RED 

All alone with my bottle of whisky  
Feeling the wheeling round in my head
Got to drink this bottle of whisky
I lost two bucks
On Annabelle Red

The lights are still burning 
It's a quarter to two
A sack of bull durham I've been through 
Well I feel so mean I can't go to bed
My last two bucks
On Annabelle Red  

Should have known that a Sorrel from Bad Rock 
Couldn't win with that filly from Butte
They was neck and neck and close to the finish 
But Annabelle Red
Lost by a head 

Oh, dear
Oh, goodness
Oh, goodness gracious

La de da de da de da da
La de da la de da da da 
La de da da da mmm mm 

Well I'm smoking the last shot of this bottle of whiskey
And I'm drinking the butt of my last cigarette
The light are turned down and I'm going to bed
There to forget
Annabelle Red 

Ya! I'm sawing wood
Counting sheep
For Annabelle Red

La de da da de da da
La da la dede 

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MIKNOKNU

Rachette
Kamorski
Tup nim nu
Growled Miknoknu 

Perceived by those snip snap Mankukidons
Highly perched
Raglalled  
Kuff nuff nuff ey sate

Those snip snap Mankukidons 
Beside themselves grotted  

Cheee cheewwe  
Chu chu  
Ches che che chu 
Chu chu chu chu chu     

Smif smaff    
Recoiled Miknoknu 
Smaf smif 
Reversed Mankukidon

Bereaggled 
Unscraggled 
Steadfully scatpaggled
Forward
Against those Mankukidons
He all alone sprutted 

Chicking chucking
Fenicking fenucking
Chicking chucking
Finicking fenucking

Eight by eight 
They drugged into the mountains
Of their Magoney numbers to be

Skithered skithered
Skithered kithered 
And then

From out Miknoknu 
Pracked in spasmoric rath
Friggled twenty thousand Frisgi

Miknoknu 
Abundant with new born sprattle sprutted

Chicking chucking
Fenicking fenuckin
Chicking chucking
Fenicking fenucking

Glorious Miknoknu
Abundant Miknoknu  
Indefatible Miknoknu

Miknoknu, of twenty thousand sandseams
Of Glotillas and Goliandar
Of twenty times  twenty thousand sandseams
And myrods of mow mow Millocknu
For Mankukidon Mountain
And its eight fold  fop of spasmoric kooks 

Smiff smaff  
Smiff smaff   
Smiff smaff 
Amiff smaff 

Ah ahh

Smm  mmmma  

Aaah hhh  
Ah hhhh hh
Smaaaaaffff 'f th 'f'th sf
T  

The battle won
Victorious Miknoknu crawled on all fives
Intermittently pausing for a necessary prip 
Exhausto prostate on the alter of victory
Shadowed the Mankokidons
To the crossroads
And there they parted

[Military cadence fades out ]  

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YOU'RE GONNA HEAR FROM ME

Move over Sun and give me some sky  
I've got me some wings I'm eager to try
I may be unknown
But wait till I've flown
You're gonna hear  from me

Make me some room, you people up there 
On top of the world, I'll meet you I swear
I'm staking my claim
Remember my name 
You're gonna hear from me    

Fortune smiled on the road before me
I'm fortune's child
Listen world, you can't ignore me 

I've got a song that longs to be played
Raise up my flag, begin my parade
Then watch the world over
Start coming up clover 
That's how it's gonna be
You'll see
You're gonna hear from me
YOU'RE GONNA HEAR FROM ME

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