When The World Was Young

Father what did you do?
Fahter what did you do?
What did you do
When the world was young
Father waht were you like?
What were you like?
Father what were you like
When the world was young
Father what were your dreams
Father what were your dreams
What were your dreams
When the world was young
I, I need to talk
To you
I,I need to talk
To you
Father tell me of mom
Father tell me about mom
What was she like?
When the world was young
Father tell of her charms
Father tell of her charms
And tell of your love
When the world was young
You live with her always
With me
Father what can I do?
Father what can I do?
What can I do for you
As the world gets old
What will you need?
Father what will you need
What will you need?
As the world gets old
I, I need to talk
To you
I,I need to talk
to you

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What is this Stuff?

Well, well, if i’m gonna tell,
I might as well say it straight
I laid in bed this morning
thinking of you and all the work that I gotta do
because I can see us living a house someday
down a country road out of the way
There’s a cat in the yard and he’s playin with the yarn
Me I’m makin’ records out in the barn, and
You, you’re working in your studio
we take a break for lunch by the willow
and you fill the wine glass in my hand
we drink a little toast to our travelling plans
this of course is before the part where the kids come in

What is this stuff?!?!?!?
What is doing in my head?
It’s much too early for this stuff
I better get up out of bed
look what you’re doing to me baby
changing me so much
I got you on my mind
I never want to let you down

well, well, if I’m gonna tell,
I mig...

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We’ve Seen Better Days

You seem so far away…so far from me today
You’re not yourself today
Or maybe you’ve changed I feel so far away…so far from you today
I’m not myself today
Or maybe I’ve changed
I’m looking forward to leaving these doubts far behind like we’ve done many times before
But your thoughts are somewhere else
It’s nothing I can help
I’m drifting off myself…maybe we’ve changed
I’m looking forward to leaving your mind on a laugh like we’ve shared many times before

But I’m not with you today
You’re not with me today I don’t know what to say
We’ve seen better days
We’ve seen better days
We’ve seen better days

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Way To Go Pam

My Friend Pam moved to New Guinea
she used to work for an ad firm in the city
she used to get up every morning at 6 o clock, dress herself real pretty
but now my friend Pam is in New Guinea
I wonder who she’s sleeping with in New Guinea
She used to be so cold when she lived in the city
All the people at the office are talking a lot,
they’re getting nervous and childish and giddy
because little old pam moved to New Guinea
Woah, she said, fuck the corporate ladder
Pam, they said, you’re mad as a hatter
No, she said, screw the corporate ladder
Way to go Pam, way to go Pam, you’re a big inspiration to a rock and roll band
way to go Pam
way to go Pam
way to go Pam

Pam’s friend Bob moved to New Guinea
He used to work for the ad firm in the city
He used to have to wine and dine the clien...

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Warhead Boogie

They’re building lots of warheads
They’re building them all around
Douglas, Grumman, North American
They all party down
They’re loading them up on pads
They’re loading them up on subs
Flying’em around in airplanes
Driving’em around on trucks
Driving’em around on trucks

High up in the sky is a blinking satellite
Deep beneath the ground, some guy stays up all night
And I’m sitting here in between wondering what to fight
I’m sitting here in between trying to have some fun at night
Trying to have some fun at night…

(Alternate lyrics to 1st 2 verses)
Building lots of warheads
Building ’em real, real nice
Douglas, Grumman (?). North American
They all get a slice
Launching from their pads
And they’re launching from their subs
I want what I paid for
A warhead of my own
I want a warhead...

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True Love

I chased a goat way up a mountain’s steep
I chased a leopard through a jungle deep
I chased a monkey round a monkey tree
True love when will you shine on me?
True love, when will you shine on me
True love when will you shine on me
I need some love, I need some harmony
True love when will you shine on me?

I’ve done a jig, I’ve done a boogaloo
I’ve done the jerk, I’ve done the kangaroo
I rode a roller coaster from sea to sea
True love when will you shine on me
True love when will you shine on me
True love when will you shine on me
I need some love, I need some harmony,
True love when will you shine on me?
Well art thou Juliet now hitherho (true love)
why are you hiding from ol Romeo (true love)
or am I victim of some trickery
True love when will you shine on me
True love when will ...

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There She Goes

And here she comes she’s wiggling around the corner
There she goes she’s gone
And I thought once that she was the one to save me
And I though twice now she’s gone, gone

Here she comes she’s making me slightly nervous
There she goes larger than life
I thought once that she was the one to cure me
I thought twice now she’s gone, gone

Whoah, while I got you on the line, I’m gonna bring you back to me, gonna make you mine Whoah, while I got you on my mind, I’m gonna bring you home, gonna make you mine

Well, here she comes she’s riding in the rosy ride
There she goes, she’s gone
Here I go, well it must time for moseyin’
Here I go, I’m moving on and on

Whoah, while I got you on the line, I’m gonna bring you home, gonna make you mine
Whoah, while I got you on my mind, I’m gonna bring you ...

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Teddy Bear

Just the other day I went to McDonalds
I walked up to the counter for a Big Mac
She was waiting there handing out the burgers
I watched her move as she went to the back
I said: (various screams/screeches)
She said is that all I said yeah I guess so
I think that’s all yeah that’ll do
She said are you sure, are you sure that’s all, are you sure old man is that all you want
I said (various screams/screeches)
I met her at my place later on
She came to my place later on
She started sweeping up, cleaning my apartment
She said I’m tired, can I stay the night?
I had a teddy bear locked up in the closet
I felt bad for him so alone
So I went into him I said “Hello old friend”
I rubbed him on the head and we both started to sing
We said (various scream/songs)

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Spacey Johnny

Someone was throwing stones at Johnny’s window last night
He stepped out and left the world far behind…

On his way to a place where there’s room for his life

The people who care for him are worried, he keeps on spacing out
He acts like he’s on another planet, what is this all about?

He’s on his way to a place where there’s room for his life

There was this moment in the living room
Johnny was sitting there talking to Saturn,
When he floated up through the roof
He floated up past the tallest buildings, past the red balloon
He waved “hello” to the airplane
Then he floated right past the moon…

On his way to a place where there’s room for his life
On his way to a place where there’s room for his life

Whoa oh oh
Whoa oh oh
Whoa oh oh

Whoa oh oh
Whoa oh oh

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Sophie Knows

oh whoa sophie knows when I’m hiding
oh whoa sophie knows where I am
oh whoa sophie knows when I’m lost and all alone
she holds me and tells me
wake up
the first time I met sophie I was hiding in a cave
rubbing sticks together trying to build a flame
scoffing at the mirror
scowling at the herd
reading russian novels, drawing circles in the dirt
you might think it’s funny
that a guy could sink so low
but I was in a cave and I didn’t even know
and then I heard a knock, knocking at my door
I thought I was mistaken and I didn’t think no more
but I knew I wasn’t dreaming when sophie tied me to a stake
lit a torch beneath my heart and said tell me about your pain
oh woah sophie knows when I’m hiding
oh woah sophie knows where I am
oh woah sophie knows when I put the world on my back
sh...

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