Skinny Man

Skinny man, skinny comes shuffling by
Catches my eye
Gives me a try
Skinny man, skinny man holds out his hand
Barely he stands
Noisy the cars go by
Skinny man, skinny man hair like a zoo
Skinny man, skinny man box for a shoe
Skinny man, skinny man blown away on the wind
On the wind
On the wind
Skinny man, skinny stands soiled like a rag
Carrying his life in a bag
Skinny man skinny man bones shining through
Waves like a tattered flag
Skinny man, skinny man what’s in your bag?
A lifetime of riches, a dream you once had?
Skinny man, skinny man blown away on the wind
Skinny man, skinny man, what’s in your bag?
A lifetime of riches, a dream you once had?
Skinny man, skinny man blown away on the wind
On the wind
On the wind
On the wind
On the wind

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Sing Away The Blue

A friend is gone, he’ll not be forgotten,
that’s what I heard him sing
said, i’m not sad, but it’s not shocking, and now I’ve got to play
it’s alright
sing away the blue tonight
it’s cool
we’re alright
we’ll sing away the blue
what to give, what can we offer
on a night like this
shine a light, they said, you know he’ll want it
go shine a light on him
it’s cool
well alright
we’ll sing away the blue tonight
it’s cool
it’s alright
we’ll sing away the blue
let’s shine a torch to carry, that’s what I heard him sing
in my heart, you know I want it and on into our day
A friend is gone, he’ll not be forgotten
the fire is ablaze (??)
sing a song, as he would wanted and now I’ve got to play
wohoho, wohoho sing away the blue
wohoho, wohoho sing away the blue
wohoho, wohoho sing away the bl...

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Seasons of the Soul

for the seasons of the soul
since I’ve finally lost control
the winter springs
summer falls
for the seasons of the soul
all the diamonds in the sky
since I’ve finally lost my mind
I need to be
born again
for the diamonds in the sky
came a world to understand
nothing works out like you planned
all the seasons of the soul
there came a world to understand
nothing works out like you planned
all the seasons of the soul
peace on everything I see
since I’ve finally let it be
all the leaves on all the trees
since I’ve finally learned to see
a million faces waving hi
since I’ve finally said goodbye
there came a world to understand
nothing works out like you planned
all the seasons of the soul
there came a world to understand
nothing works out like you planned
all the seasons of the soul

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Resume Blues

(Pre-FGH–this is during the “Dogs” era)

I went to a campus meeting today
To hear the things they had to say
A man got up, he spoke real nice
He gave us lots of good advice

He said: “Boys and girls…Attention please!
This is the gospel. This is the eighties.
If ya wanna live right and be a success some day,
Ya gotta build your resume.”

He said: “Ya need a real nice resume…
Neat, concise, good G.P.A.
That’s the kind who make it far
Every year, a new company car.”

I met a guy with his life on a page
His dreams tied up in a turn of phrase
He couldn’t get the resume right
Resume nightmares night after night!

He’d toss and he’d turn, he’d twist and he’d writhe
No sleep could he get no matter how he’d try
He’d wake in a sweat, and he’d scream wild-eyed:
“My margin’s too wide! My margin’...

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Relationships Are Strange

All the bad feelings last night came through
I could not stop their motion
I screamed and I yelled saying nasty things
Carried away with emotion

And I love her so…

I let ’em run away…

All the bad feelings last night came through
She could not stop their motion
She screamed and yelled saying nasty things
Carried away with emotion

And she loves me, I know…

She let’em run away…

Well, I hurt her very bad
She hurt me too
Tears came to our eyes
‘Cause it was too much to lose
So, we went to each other’s arms
Crying and laughing too
Relationships are strange…
What are ya gonna do?
Say what you gotta say
And do what ya gotta do
‘Til you find you’re breaking through
Saying what is true
‘Til you’re crying out to her
And she’s crying out to you
‘Til you’re making love with her
And she’s mak...

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Parachute in Your Pocket

I came across some in a ocean
I came across and see their smile
I came across with a serious notion
You were hiding all the while

You keep a secret in your closet
You keep a dollar in your shoe
A parachute in your pocket
in case the floor falls through

I came across with a sign on your end
All the faces in your dream
I came across with a serious handle (?)
????????

You keep a secret in your closet
You keep a dollar in your shoe
A parachute in your pocket
in case the floor falls through

I’d like to meet you in the ocean
I’d like to meet you on the beach
I’d like to meet you both hands open
parachutes on out of reach
I’d like to get beneath your pencil
I’d like to get beneath your floor
I’d like to get behind your closet
I’d like to get in any door

You keep a secret in your closet

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Once In A While

Once in a while the feeling of love is gladness
Once in a while the feeling of love is glad
So you wrap that baby in your arms
Hold her close against your heart
Hold her close until the feeling passes
Once in a while the feeling of love is sadness
Once in a while the feeling of love is sad
So you wrap that baby in your arms
Hold her close against your heart
Hold her close until the feeling passes
Once in a while rivers of joy and sorrow
Join as one and rise up like a flood
Once in a while rivers of joy and sorrow
Rise up in your soul and in your blood
So you wrap that baby in your arms
Hold her close against your heart
Carry her deep all through the darkness
Carry her down the long path
And wash her in the river of your tears…

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New Hat

I got a new hat
Since my old hat has disappeared
I got a new hat
Since my old hat has disappeared

And she fits me like a glove
I’m as snug as a bug
Oh yeah

When I lost it, I looked all over the place
When I lost it, it showed all over my face
Now I got myself an ace
And I can’t believe the taste

Chorus:
I got a new hat
(Got a new hat)
Since my old hat has disappeared
(Since my old hat has disappeared)
(Since my old hat has disappeared)
I got a new hat

(Got a new hat) Since my old hat has disappeared

(Since my old hat has disappeared)

(Since my old hat has disappeared)
Yeah she fits me like a glove, I’m as snug as a bug
I wear it styled
I like to slide it back on my head
(He likes to slide it back on his head)
(He likes to slide it back on his head)
It’s got to fit the crease
Don’t...

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Neighbors

Well the clock just rang out nine
It rang in the living room
Pass around a jug of wine
Sinking down into a groove
It’s starting to rock It’s starting to swing
The front door started to knock
And the door bell started to ring

It’s the neighbors- knocking on the door
It’s the neighbors- getting all sore
It’s the neighbors- don’t let’em in

Well the clock just rang out ten
So we turned it down a touch
But when the saxophone kicked in
Well, we couldn’t help but turn it back up
It’s just starting to rock
It’s just starting to swing
The front door started to knock
And the door bell started to ring

It’s the neighbors- knocking on the door
It’s the neighbors- getting all sore
It’s the neighbors- don’t let them in

Well just around 12 o clock
We finished the jam and stopped
But no silence did w...

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My World

My world, it is shrinking…the edges are fading away
And I’ve noticed I’m losing some friends
And I’m thinking lately how sad this should make me
But really, I don’t seem to mind
I’m feeling alright…
I’m getting closer to the ones that I love

My world, it is shrinking…my path, it gets straighter each day
And I know many doors are now closed to me
Lately, I’m thinking how sad this could make me
But really, I don’t seem to mind
I’m feeling alright…
I’m feeling alright…
I’m getting closer to the ones that I love

My world, it is shrinking…old memories are fading away
And it’s clear that I’m losing some time
I’m feeling alright…
I’m feeling alright…
I’m getting closer to the ones that I love
I’m feeling alright…
I’m feeling alright…
I’m getting closer to the things that I love

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