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Yeah, yeaaayh, yeah heh, yeah heh, yeah heh...
See the road to hell, is paved with good intentions
Can't you tell, the way they have to mention
Have they helped you out, you're such a hopeless victim
Please don't do me any favors, Mr. Intentional
All their talk, seasoned to perfection
The road they walk, commanding your affection
They need to be needed, deceived by motivation
An opportunity, to further situation
Why they so important, is without explanation
Please don't patronize me, Mr. Intentional
Oh, oh, ohh ohhh
We give rise to ego, by being insecure
The advice that we go, desperatly searching for
The subconscious effort, to support our paramour
To engage in denial, to admit we're immature
Validating lies, Mr. Intentional
Open up your eyes, Mr. Intentional
Stuck in a system, that seeks to suck your blood
Held emotionally hostage, by what everybody does
Counting all the money, that you give them just because
Exploiting ignorance, in the name of love
Stop before you drop because that's just the way it was
Please don't justify me, Mr. Intentional
Oh undimensional, Mr. Intentional
Ohhh, oh don't you do me any favors
Ohhh, ohhhh, ohh ohhhh
Wake up you've been sleeping
Take up your bed and walk
Stop blaming other people
Oh it's nobody else's fault
Except for the truth about you
You know that life goes on without you
And your expensive misinventions
Disguising your intentions
Don't worship my hurt feelings, Mr. Intentional
Oh, oh oh oh
See I know you can't help me, Mr. Intentional
The only help I need to live, is unprofessional
The only wealth I have to give, is not material
And if you need much more than that, I'm not available
Please don't entertain me, Mr. Intentional
Oh I don't need your sympathy, Mr. Intentional
Stay away from me, Mr. Intentional
So undimensional, Mr. Promotional, Mr. Emotional, Mr. Intentional
Ohhh ohhhh, ohhhh
 
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Make It With You
Bread

Ah, ha, have you ever tried
Really reaching out for the other side?
I may be climbing up rainbows
But baby, here goes
Oh, dreams, they're for those who sleep
Life is for us to keep
And if you're wonderin' what this all is leadin' to
I want to make it with you
I really think that we could make it, ooh

No, you don't know me well
And every little thing only time will tell
But you believe the things that I do
And we'll see it through
Oh, life can be short or long
Love can be right or wrong
And if I choose the one I'd like to help me through
I'd like to make it with you
I really think that we could make it, yeah, yeah, ooh

Ah, ha, and if I choose the one I'd like to help me through
Oh, hoo, I'd like to make it with you, ah, ha
Oh, baby, ah, I want to make it with you
Oh, let's make it, I want to make it with you
Oh, baby, yeah, I want to make it with you
Oh, hoo, let's make it, I want to make it with you
Ah, make it, let's make it
I want to make it with you

Songwriters: David Gates​
 
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Bread



If a picture paints a thousand words
Then why can´t I paint you?
The words will never show
The you I've come to know

If a face could launch a thousand ships
Then where am I to go?
There´s no one home but you
And now you've left me, too

And when my love for life is running dry
You come and pour yourself on me

If a man could be two places at one time
I´d be with you
Tomorrow and today
Beside you all the way

If the world should stop revolving
Spinning slowly down to die
I´d spend the end with you
And when the world was through

Then, one by one, the stars would all go out
Then you and I would simply fly away

Songwriter: DAVID GATES​
 
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Baby I'm-A Want You
Bread


Baby I'm-a want you
Baby I'm-a need you
You're the only one I care enough to hurt about
Maybe I'm-a crazy
But I just can't live without
your lovin' and affection
Givin' me direction
Like a guiding light to help me through a darkest hour
Lately I'm a-prayin'
That you'll always be a-stayin' beside me

Used to be my life was just emotions passing by
Feeling all the while and never really knowing why

Lately I'm a-prayin'
That you'll always be a-stayin' beside me.

Used to be my life was just emotions passing by
Then you came along and made me laugh and made me cry
You taught me why

Baby I'm-a want you
Baby I'm-a need you

Oh, it took so long to find you, baby

Baby I'm-a want you
Baby I'm-a need you

Songwriters: DAVID GATES​
 
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Skies the Limit
Fleetwood Mac


Skies the Limit
Fleetwood Mac
If I've been acting a little strange
And you have noticed it too
It's 'cause my life has been rearranged
With the presence of you
The sky is the limit now
We can hit it on the nail

And when we do
I'll think about you
How can we fail
Can you give me one reason why
You'd ever let me down

I won't believe it baby, but I'll try
The truth's goin' to come around
The sky is the limit now
We can hit it on the nail
And when we do

I'll think about you
How can we fail
The sky is the limit
Oh, the sky is the limit

How can we fail
Sooner or later
I'll keep the promise

I made you
Sooner or later
It will be greater
Than we ever knew
The sky is the limit now
We can hit it on the nail

And when we do
I'll think about you
The sky is the limit now
We can hit it on the nail

And when we do
I'll think about you
How can we fail
The sky is the limit
The sky is the limit
Oh, the sky is the limit

How can we fail
The sky is the limit
Oh, the sky is the limit
How can we fail

Songwriters: CHRISTINE MCVIE, EDDY QUINTELA MENDONCA

 
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Down Under
Men at Work
Traveling in a fried-out combie
On a hippie trail, head full of zombie
I met a strange lady, she made me nervous
She took me in and gave me breakfast
And she said

Do you come from a land down under
Where women glow and men plunder?
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover

Buying bread from a man in Brussels
He was six foot four and full of muscles
I said, "Do you speak-a my language?"
He just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich
And he said

I come from a land down under
Where beer does flow and men chunder
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover

Lying in a den in Bombay
With a slack jaw and not much to say
I said to the man, "Are you trying to tempt me
Because I come from the land of plenty?"
And he said

Oh, do you come from a land down under
(Oh yeah yeah)
Where women glow and men plunder?
Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder?
You better run, you better take cover



Songwriters: Colin James Hay, Ronald Graham Strykert​
 
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The Power of Love
Celine Dion


The whispers in the morning
Of lovers sleeping tight
Are rolling by like thunder now
As I look in your eyes

I hold on to your body
And feel each move you make
Your voice is warm and gentle
A love that I could not forsake

[Chorus]
Cause I am your lady
And you are my man
Whenever you reach for me
I'll do all that I can

Lost is how I'm feelin' lying in your arms
When the world outside's too
Much to take
That all ends when I'm with you

Even though there may be times
It seems I'm far away
Never wonder where I am
'Cause I am always by your side

[Chorus]

We're heading for something
Somewhere I've never been
Sometimes I am frightened
But I'm ready to learn
Of the power of love

The sound of your heart beating
Made it clear
Suddenly the feeling that I can't go on
Is light years away

[Chorus]

We're heading for something
Somewhere I've never been
Sometimes I am frightened
But I'm ready to learn
Of the power of love​
 

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Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
Said I don't want to leave you lonely
You got to make me change my mind

Baby I got your number, oh, and I know that you got mine
You know that I called you, I called too many times
You can call me baby, you can call me anytime
You got to call me

Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
Said I don't want leave you lonely
You got to make me change my mind

I don't want no one to squeeze me, they might take away my life
I don't want no one to squeeze me, they might take away my life
I just want someone to hold me, oh, and rock me through the night


This youthful heart can love you, yes, and give you what you need
I said, This youthful heart can love you, oh, and give you what you need
But I'm too old to go chasing you around
Wasting my precious energy

Give me one reason to stay here
Yes and I'll turn right back around
Give me one reason to stay here
Ooh and I'll turn right back around
Said I don't want leave you lonely
You got to make me change my mind

Baby just give me one reason, Give me just one reason why
Baby just give me one reason, Give me just one reason why I should stay
Said I told you that I loved you
And there ain't no more to say
 
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Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
Said I don't want to leave you lonely
You got to make me change my mind

Baby I got your number, oh, and I know that you got mine
You know that I called you, I called too many times
You can call me baby, you can call me anytime
You got to call me

Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
Give me one reason to stay here
And I'll turn right back around
Said I don't want leave you lonely
You got to make me change my mind

I don't want no one to squeeze me, they might take away my life
I don't want no one to squeeze me, they might take away my life
I just want someone to hold me, oh, and rock me through the night


This youthful heart can love you, yes, and give you what you need
I said, This youthful heart can love you, oh, and give you what you need
But I'm too old to go chasing you around
Wasting my precious energy

Give me one reason to stay here
Yes and I'll turn right back around
Give me one reason to stay here
Ooh and I'll turn right back around
Said I don't want leave you lonely
You got to make me change my mind

Baby just give me one reason, Give me just one reason why
Baby just give me one reason, Give me just one reason why I should stay
Said I told you that I loved you
And there ain't no more to say
Someone sang that last week at Karaoke, and I didn't know who sang it. Cool, Thanks, Angelo!
 

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My musical brain waves must be well-tuned today because I was thinking about a Pink Floyd song all morning for some reason , and I was turning on the radio for my father-in-law before I left ( he's 95 and we put on a country music station for him he likes) so I'm changing the stations to find one and it was on the local rock station....Pink Floyd -Have A Cigar. Maybe I should go hit a casino tonight ....:beer:
 

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Here's a good one
When I was younger I thought I could stand on my own
It wasn't easy, I stood like a man made of stone

But there was something about you
I want you to know
It brought a change over me
It's startin' to show
I've got this feelin' inside
gotta have ya, have ya, ain't no good to hide

It isn't easy
To show what I'm feeling inside, girl
It isn't easy
I know, when you believe in a man like me

When I get angry I say things I don't wanna say
I really mean it, I don't want to leave you this way

I couldn't help my reaction
I want you to know
I lose control over you
I just wantcha to know
Got this feeling inside
gotta have ya, have ya, ain't no good to hide

It isn't easy
To show what I'm feeling inside, girl
It isn't easy
I k now, when you believe in a man like me

But there was something about you
I want you to know
It brought a change over me
It's startin' to show
I got this feelin' inside, gotta have you, have you
Ain't no good to hide.

It isn't easy
To show what I'm feeling inside, girl
It isn't easy
I know, to believe in a man like me
Like me, can'tch see
I gotta gotta have you

But there was something about
Yeah there was something about you.
 

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^Tough for the average karaoke-er.
Here's an easier one.

Out of the street -you better get on home
Tail shaking filly running on her own
They say she got loose on the night
She was born
Cranking it up in a school zone

"Kick it out - Kick it out", she said
"kick out your motor and drive
While you're still alive - kick it out!"

Sitting in a bar in a seaside town
Sweet little love getting high getting down
Sailors see her running along the beach
Laugh and jump out of reach

Wild music blowing in her mane
She needs a bareback rider won't give her
No pain
A hard racy game of give and take
Leaves them dazed - half crazed- in her wake

"Kick it out - Kick it out", she said
"kick out your motor and drive
While you're still alive - kick it out!"
 
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Stormy Weather
Lena Horne
This woman's voice was incredible, imho.


Stormy Weather
Lena Horne, Dinah Washington
Don't know why
There's no sun up in the sky
Stormy weather
Since my man and I ain't together
Keeps rainin' all the time

Life is bare
Gloom and misery everywhere
Stormy weather
Just can't get my poor self together
I'm weary all the time, the time
So weary all the time

When he went away, the blues walked in and met me
If he stays away, old rocking chair will get me
All I do is pray the Lord above will let me
Walk in the sun once more

Can't go on
All I have in life is gone
Stormy weather
Since my man and I ain't together
Keeps rainin' all the time
Keeps rainin' all the time

I walk around, heavy-hearted and sad
Night comes around, I'm still feelin' bad
Rain pourin' down, blindin' every hope I had
This pitterin', patterin', beatin' and spatterin' drives me mad
Love, love, love, love
This misery is just too much for me

Can't go on
Everything I had is gone
Stormy weather
Since my man and I ain't together
Keeps rainin' all the time
Keeps rainin' all the time
"Stormy Weather" is a 1933 torch song written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler.
 
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Memory
Barbra Streisand
(00:10) ... Midnight
Not a sound from the pavement
Has the moon lost her memory
She is smiling alone
In the lamplight
The withered leaves collect at my feet
And the wind begins to moan

(00:43) ... Memory, all alone in the moonlight
I can dream of the old days
Life was beautiful then
I remember the time I knew what happiness was
Let the memory live again
Every street lamp seems to beat
A fatalistic warning
Someone mutters and the street lamp sputters
And soon it will be morning

(1:44) ... Daylight
I must wait for the sunrise
I must think of a new life
And I mustn't give in
When the dawn comes
Tonight will be a memory, too
And a new day will begin

(4 measures, instrumentals)

(2:30) ... Burnt out ends of smoky days
The stale court smell of morning
A street lamp dies
Another night is over
Another day is dawning

(3:00) ... Touch me
It's so easy to leave me
All alone with the memory
Of my days in the sun
If you'll touch me
You'll understand what happiness is
Look, a new day has begun

Songwriters: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Trevor Nunn, T.S. Eliot, Zdenek Hruby​
 
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Goodbye Norma Jean
Though I never knew you at all
You had the grace to hold yourself
While those around you crawled
They crawled out of the woodwork
And they whispered into your brain
They set you on the treadmill
And they made you change your name

And it seems to me you lived your life
Like a candle in the wind
Never knowing who to cling to
When the rain set in
And I would have liked to have known you
But I was just a kid
Your candle burned out long before
Your legend ever did

Loneliness was tough
The toughest role you ever played
Hollywood created a superstar
And pain was the price you paid
Even when you died
Oh the press still hounded you
All the papers had to say
Was that Marilyn was found in the nude

And it seems to me you lived your life
Like a candle in the wind…
 

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Mariah Carey doing the Harry Nilsson song that Badfinger made famous
in the 70's.

No I can't forget this evening
Or your face as you were leaving
But I guess that's just the way the story goes
You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
Yes it shows

No I can't forget tomorrow
When I think of all my sorrow
When I had you there but then I let you go
And now it's only fair that I should let you know
What you should know

I can't live
If living is without you
I can't live
I can't give anymore
Can't live
If living is without you
I can't give
I can't give anymore

Well I can't forget this evening
Or your face as you were leaving
But I guess that's just the way the story goes
You always smile but in your eyes your sorrow shows
Yes it shows

(repeat chorus)
 

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[Stills:]
If you smile at me I will understand
'Cause that is something
Everybody everywhere does in the same language
[Crosby:] I can see by your coat, my friend you're from the other side
There's just one thing I got to know
Can you tell me please who won?
[Stills:] Say can I have some of your purple berries?
[Crosby:] Yes, I've been eating them
For six or seven weeks now haven't got sick once
[Stills:] Probably keep us both alive

Wooden ships on the water very free and easy
Easy, you know the way it's supposed to be
Silver people on the shoreline let us be
Talkin' 'bout very free and easy

[Instrumental (Electric Guitar)]

Horror grips us as we watch you die
All we can do is echo your anguished cries
Stare as all human feelings die
We are leaving, you don't need us

[Instrumental (Electric Guitar)]

Aaaah ...
Go take your sister then by the hand
Lead her away from this foreign land
Far away where we might laugh again
We are leaving, you don't need us

[Instrumental (Electric Guitar)]

And it's a fair wind
Blowin' warm out of the south over my shoulder
Guess I'll set a course and go
 

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Would you have to dress up for this one ?


Clean shirt, new shoes
And I don't know where I am goin' to
Silk suit, black tie,
I don't need a reason why
They come runnin' just as fast as they can
Cause every girl's crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man

Gold watch, diamond ring,
I ain' missin' not a single thin
And cufflinks, stick pin
When I step out I'm gonna do you in
They come runnin' just as fast as they can
Cause every girl's crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man

Top coat, top hat,
I don't worry cause my wallet's fat
Black shades, white gloves,
Lookin' sharp and lookin' for love
They come runnin' just as fast as they can
Cause every girl's crazy 'bout a sharp dressed man
 

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